How to improve your supply chain performance

Making Supply Chain Collaboration a Reality

Making Supply Chain Collaboration a Reality

Collaboration has become one of the more popular buzz words, not the least in supply chain. Companies are constantly trying to capitalize on new technologies, business models and innovations which in turn requires bringing partners, business and otherwise, into the fold of change and improvement. This is easier said than done. Many companies attempt atRead more about Making Supply Chain Collaboration a Reality[…]

Leaders and Laggards in Supply Chain and Operations

Leaders and Laggards in Supply Chain and Operations

For many companies it comes as no surprise when we say that there is an ever-increasing focus on customers in the current era. But surprisingly few are realizing the opportunities their supply chain can offer to satisfy customer need, empower competitiveness and of course generate growth. According to an Accenture survey of over 1 000Read more about Leaders and Laggards in Supply Chain and Operations[…]

Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?

Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?

The Du Pont method of performance measurement was started by the DuPont Corporation in the 1920s. With this method, assets are measured at their gross book value rather than at net book value in order to produce a higher return on equity (ROE). DuPont analysis tells us that ROE is affected by three things: –Read more about Supply chain control for CFO’s – Remember the Du Pont model?[…]

Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain

Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain

PipeChain attending the Automotive Conference “Transforming the Digital Supply Chain” in Berlin 15th-16th May. Logistics and IT professionals from the global automotive supply chain gather and discuss areas such as: Restructuring for Digital Transformation, Challenges & Opportunities in M&A, SCM in Asia, Africa and Turkey, Digital Transformation of Packaging Data, Automotive Supply Chain Risk, andRead more about Transforming the Digital Automotive Supply Chain[…]

The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain

The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain

Read this interesting post by Roberto Michel. The pace of change around digital supply chain management is rapid. Supply chains are evolving from often poorly synchronized links in a chain into a connected, harmonized network of trading partners who can instantly share information around a digital core. Overall, the digital supply chain is about how systemsRead more about The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain[…]

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

The lack of order status creates delays and unnecessary costs in the supply chain. Most companies are mature enough in their supply planning to address this challenge, and yet we can see many companies still focused on big ERP projects and prioritizing “within their four walls” improvement projects. A lot of value can easily beRead more about How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode[…]