Diann Daniel This definition is part of our Essential Guide: The essential guide to supply chain management best practices Share this item with your network: SCM encompasses the integrated planning and execution of processes required to optimize the flow of materials, information and financial capital in the areas that broadly include demand planningsourcing, production, inventory management and storage, transportation -- or logistics -- and return for excess or defective products.
We wanted to see which companies were driving the fastest rate of improvement on the supply chain metrics that matter. We studied this pre- and post-recession.
To validate our assumptions, we shared the data with supply chain leaders to get their feedback. The Supply Chain Index is a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement. Note that they are pushing progress faster than their peer group and outperforming in all areas except inventory turns. Supply Chain Results Beauty Category I am currently collecting case studies in supply chain leadership for my next book, Supply Chain Leadership Matters, to publish in After reviewing the results of the Index and the work that we are doing for our third book Supply Chain Leadership Matters, Richard agreed to coordinate a joint interview with the global head of Supply Chain, Emmanuel Plazol.
His experience spans the entire value chain from supplier relations through industrial planning, distribution to customer service and collaboration. His experience spans the entire value chain. Here I share their story. The company operates distribution centers and 39 manufacturing locations.
Worldwide, there are 7, supply chain professionals. The organization is very matrixed, and both Emmanuel and Richard agreed that it is a unique culture. The goal is to have local talent. The complexity in the business is high. The strategy is to grow in new markets, widen channel distribution deep trade programsand build an e-commerce channels.
As a result, the rhythms and cycles of the supply chain are faster than ever before. For the supply chain leaders, the lines between channels are blurring. Defining Supply Chain Excellence. We have sales and finance teams and supply chain people.
We win when we work together to focus on customer service. Within the last eight months, both Richard and Emmanuel believe that they made substantial progress, and as a result, within the organization the commercial teams are more open to partnering.
It is this awareness that we changed drastically. Our concern was if we do not change the mindset, we would not deliver. What does it mean to have the general management recognize us as a business partner?Industry insights your peers are reading.
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