Supply Chain Management
What a week I had in Orlando at the SAPInsider SCM/PLM Conference. The weather was cooler than normal but the energy inside the show was turned up. I was pleased to see a variety of topics in the session agenda offering real solutions for improving SAP® processes and new ideas for the future of Supply Chain. One of those sessions, led by a Winshuttle customer from Louisiana Pacific (LP), a building materials manufacturer, demonstrated how they’ve streamlined and digitized their product management processes. This session was a highlight for me, so I thought I’d share some key take-aways: Lisa Mackin,... Read more
In this post, learn how to reduce waste and add value to your supply chain processes by utilizing the 80-20 rule where 80% of effects come from 20% of the causes.
How Winshuttle solutions can help you meet and exceed your supply chain KPIs.
Utilizing the Winshuttle Workflow dashboard to continually measure and improve your SAP processes.
How a lean approach can benefit your SCM processes.
How Toyota used a lean approach to supply chain management to lead global car sales in 2008, and how this concept can help improve your SCM processes today.
In order to profit from the IoT revolution, organizations need to leverage analytics and define new processes along the entire supply chain. Companies are already using the IoT in areas such as proactive replenishment or predictive maintenance.
Dropping oil prices are exposing all kinds of inefficiencies throughout the supply chain. This post outlines the benefits of using lean principles in the oil & gas industry.
While at the 2015 SAP Insider SCM conference last week, I was reminded of the first SCM conference I attended back in 2008. As I reflect on what has changed in my career path over the course of the years, its interested to note how Winshuttle has evolved as well.
In a previous post we looked at ERP Paradox in Supply Chain Management Processes and how an ERP implementation that was supposed to be a change for good and give us a competitive edge turned into a rigid corset for our business processes. The “pace layering in enterprise systems” concept that we reviewed is without any doubt an improvement for this. It allows us to have more flexible layers over the rigid ERP backbone, But what specific actions should we perform to get back to the Lean way of life after an ERP implementation? Here are three steps to take. 1.-Make continuous… Read more