The other day I was searching around the internet and I came a across an interesting article on supplychaindigital.com entitled, “Four Steps for an Ethical Supply Chain.” It caught my attention. In a world so driven by competition and climbing to the top, often we leave our values and our ethics in the dust. In
From my observations, movement of material through a company’s supply chain is increasingly becoming a major portion of delivered costs. Depending on the industry, nearly 5% of sales dollars will be dedicated to warehousing and transportation. With margins under constant pressure, efficient logistics can be the difference between making and losing money on each sale.
In my experience with several different companies, it is evident that companies make great decisions some of the time. Unfortunately, being successful only some of the time doesn’t cut it. The key to business success is to make good decisions all of the time. Company success is much like investment success. It requires a disciplined
I am fairly new to the supply chain industry. Ever since joining Arkieva, I have been immersed in all things manufacturing, planning and optimizing related. As I worked with my colleagues I observed that naturally every company is different and these differences can be seen especially during the implementation process. The steps, rules, politics, etc.,