2019 State of Logistics ReportThe 30th Annual "State of Logistics Report®", authored by A.T. Kearney and sponsored by Penske Logistics, debuted at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on June 18th, 2019. The report has tracked and measured all costs associated with moving freight through the U.S. supply chain since 1988. This year's report presents an overview of the cost of logistics in the United States, while also discussing technology and other forward-thinking applications for leaders to use as they improve their overall supply chain performance.You must log in to access content.
The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management
The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management is an authoritative guide to master supply chain management concepts, components, principles, processes, interactions, and best practices, i.e., all the knowledge you need to start designing, implementing, and managing modern supply chains and to help companies gain a competitive advantage. This video provides an overview of concepts such as: Role of supply chain management in improving customer service, reducing costs, and improving financial performance as well as best practices that have been proven effective in organizations of diverse sizes, types, and industries.
Logistics Management: The Move Process
The course discusses the “move” or “distribute” processes of supply chain management. You will gain insight into the key activities needed to successfully fulfill orders - transportation, inventory management, and warehousing.
Supply Chain Concepts
This course covers the fundamental issues of supply chain management - what it involves, why it is important, and how products flow. You will gain insight into the SCM value proposition and key capabilities of competitive supply chainss
Don’t Start a Supply Chain Machine Learning Project Before Reading ThisNowadays, machine learning seems to be everywhere you look, from television commercials and supply chain conferences to university degrees. But despite its buzzword status and the fact that it’s been around since the late 1950s, this technology is still shrouded in mystery for many supply chain practitioners. According to Gartner, “While machine learning promises transformational benefits in the supply chain, current expectations of short-term readiness and benefits remain unrealistic.”1 In this hyped-up stage in technology maturity, it’s crucial to be well informed so you can see beyond the headlines and apply the technology correctly to solve business problems and deliver real value.You must log in to access content.
Improving the Odds of Delivering Measurable ERP Benefits: Seven Steps to SuccessDeriving value from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) transformation is not an unrealistic goal. What is troubling, however, is how many firms fail to realize any top- or bottom-line improvements from their ERP transformations; according to Gartner, up to 75% of these do not meet their objectives. Based on this disconcerting trend, Liberty Advisor Group has developed an ERP benefit process and tracking asset to consistently identify, scrutinize, and validate opportunities.You must log in to access content.
Case Study: Joiner & Sons Hardware: Exploring Multichannel Opportunities to Prepare for Developing an Omnichannel StrategyContains 1 Component(s)
The increase in the number of ecommerce-based channels and the growth of Amazon and Walmart have forced bricks-and-mortar retailers to seek alternative ways to reach potential customers in a cost- and time-efficient manner. This case involves a regional hardware store interested in expanding sales and increasing profits by exploring multichannel opportunities to prepare for developing an omnichannel strategy.
Case Study: The Forecasting Challenge for EC-CreameryContains 1 Component(s)
EC-Creamery is an Eau Claire, WI based dairy processor selling yogurt products throughout the Midwest region of the U.S. Inaccurate forecasts have wreaked havoc in the company, leading to frequent stockouts and creating operational challenges. Your task is to draw on the information you obtain from your colleagues to develop sales forecasts, document your choices and procedures and share your thoughts and insights on issues related to forecasting and sales & operations planning. Teaching notes and associated files are available to current CSCMP Academic Members upon request. Please contact email@example.com to request teaching notes.
Case Study: Bluestar Office Supply Company (Mini-Case)Contains 1 Component(s)
This academic case study provides an opportunity to analyze historical freight payment data in order to reduce transportation costs and improve customer service.
CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly, the award-winning magazine, has quickly become a leading literary source for over 15,000 SCM professionals seeking unbiased and valuable industry information and insight.
The Quarterly is filled with articles and editorials about current supply chain topics ranging from warehousing to offshore sourcing management. The publication is designed and written by a variety of practitioners, thought-leaders, academics, consultants, and seasoned industry journalists. The Quarterly is the official magazine of CSCMP. Members receive a free subscription and access to online article archives.
On-Demand Webinar: Cultivating Women Leaders in Supply Chain and OperationsContains 1 Component(s)
Today, women make up 39% of the supply chain workforce. Gender balance is not just a data point to be checked off on a list. Hiring, retaining, and promoting women must be an integral part of a company’s culture to succeed. As Diversity and Inclusion initiatives take root in HR departments, women have a unique opportunity to set themselves up for career success in supply chain roles. At the same time, these supply chain roles are changing. Gain insights on the changing nature of supply chain leadership and the specific challenges that women in our industry face. Understand the many transition paths into logistics roles.
On-Demand Webinar: Build Your Brand, Accelerate Your CareerContains 1 Component(s)
It’s not about what you do, nor how you do it. In today’s increasingly competitive world, it’s about how well you articulate your “WHY.” In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to define and build your professional brand. You will be enabled with best practices to attract a high-quality network. Prepare to accelerate your career with a stronger brand, as a trusted advisor, and network after attending this session-back by popular demand. Attendees will learn how to define and build their professional brands on LinkedIn. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to effectively and appropriately network in today’s digital world.
On-Demand Webinar: ABCs of Using Transferable Skills to Grow and Advance Your CareerContains 1 Component(s)
The supply chain industry is a complex field that requires a diverse set of skills and backgrounds, but often those entering the industry or aspiring to transition roles within the field struggle to articulate the capabilities they bring to the table. Join us as we discuss the top 10 transferable skills and work through how to construct them for your next potential career change conversation. Identify skills gained in previous roles that translate to supply chain needs. Curate an impactful elevator pitch in a workshop setting that focuses on your skillset.
On-Demand Webinar: A Guide to Succeeding as a New Manager in Supply ChainContains 1 Component(s)
You’ve just received THE big promotion. You are now a manager responsible not only for your success but for the success of others as well. How do you adjust to leading others while also ensuring you continue to develop both professionally and personally? Join us to hear personal accounts from managers who successfully navigated the road to management and what they do every day to ensure they are top-performing managers within their organizations. -Gather key insights related to adjusting to management, particularly earlier in your career. -Gain a thorough understanding of the traits and characteristics necessary to become a manager.
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