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  • Collaborative Supply Chains, Bullwhips, and Corona
Collaborative Supply Chains, Bullwhips, and Corona
By Stephan Brady In Topics Posted March 14, 2020 0 Comments
Looking at the COVID 19 toilet paper problem (and now, canned goods, cleaning supplies, and others) from a supply chain perspective, this is going to be an interesting case study of the bullwhip effect–unless managed very carefully. The “bullwhip effect” normally discusses the fact that demands for a product are relatively constant but that the […]
FedEx Or UPS? What Makes An “Order Winner” For Your Firm?
By admin In Topics Posted February 14, 2011 0 Comments
I was reading through the Sourcing Innovation blog today (an interesting read btw) and came across a post mentioning that when you have to expedite a package there is little choice–FedEx or UPS. Of course, that left off DHL, but then again, it is a distant third. What the article used as a jumping-off point, […]
Outcome Focused Performance, Or Performance Driven Outcomes?
By admin In Topics Posted February 18, 2009 0 Comments
I was involved in a research effort where we explored industry “best practices” in achieving “Outcome Focused Performance.” In a nutshell, we were trying to discover how the best organizations subjugate what they do to the Outcome (with a capital O) that they hoped to achieve. One of the first issues we had to grapple […]
Article About Importance Of Logistics
By admin In Topics Posted September 21, 2007 0 Comments
UPDATED: If you like this article, visit the rest of the website and listen to a few of the podcasts with leaders in the world of Supply Chain Management, DC Velocity has published a great article pointing out the way in which logistics (and by extension, supply chain management) comes through time and time again–and […]