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Strategic Benchmarking in the Supply Chain Triangle (Part 2)

Is it possible to use a company's public financial data to strategically benchmark inventory? Bram answers this in the two part conclusion to his 'Inventory Benchmarking’ blog series.

Strategic Benchmarking in the Supply Chain Triangle (Part 1)

Is it possible to use a company's public financial data to strategically benchmark inventory? Bram answers this in the two part conclusion to his 'Inventory Benchmarking’ blog series.

Linking the Supply Chain Triangle to Strategy

In this post we talk about how to align the Supply Chain Triangle with your business strategy and the three types of leader strategies observed by Treacy and Wiersema: Product Leaders, Opex Leaders, and Customer Intimacy Leaders.

Financial Benchmarking for Inventory Turns and Working Capital

As a follow-up on two earlier blogs ‘Balancing Cash Cost and Service: The Supply Chain Triangle’ and ‘The Best Practice Frontier in the Supply Chain Triangle.’ Bram explains the importance of using financial benchmarking for inventory turns and working capital.

Advice to Students: The Next CEO Will Be From Supply Chain

The day is nearing where the next CEO will be a former VP of Supply Chain. Continue to develop your skills and you will become a great fit for that position in the future.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle

In many companies we see a lack of alignment between the three corners of the Supply Chain Triangle, so let's take the triangle into three dimensions and explain the concept of the “best practice frontier”.

My Vision for Supply Chain 2020? Deep Integration!

What will the Supply Chain be like in the year 2020? In the evolution of supply chain, people, process and technologies must be aligned correctly to achieve maximum results, and leaders must connect the dots to ensure supply chain becomes more market driven.

Balanced Supply Chain Careers for a Balanced Supply Chain

We believe that when building your supply chain career, you should build in lateral moves, growing both horizontally and vertically. Will you have the necessary skills to build the supply chain of the future, balancing service, cost and cash, in order to maximize ROCE?

Balancing Cash, Cost and Service: The Supply Chain Triangle

When launching an inventory reduction program, success is contingent on keeping the Supply Chain Triangle in balance. However, keeping Cash, Cost and Service in balance may prove difficult for a traditional supply chain organization whether the business is a success or if it is struggling. Please read more to learn how to deal with pressure within the Supply Chain Triangle.

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