Supply Chain Modelling

Supply Chain Modelling – Approaches and Characteristics to Consider

Supply Chain modelling is used in industry since last three or four decades. Considering the broad spectrum of supply chain, no model can capture all aspects of supply chain processes. To compromise the dilemma between model complexity and reality, a model builder should define the scope of the supply chain model in such a way that it is reflective of key real-world dimensions, yet too complicated to solve. In this blog I’ve briefly explained supply chain modelling approaches and characteristics (variables) which might be of interest to supply chain analysts. Supply Chain Modelling- Approaches   To incorporate the 4 major […]

supply chain department

9 Things You Should Show in Your Supply Chain Department Board

Gone are the days when the supply chain department board was only about metrics, analytics and spreadsheets. Recent developments have made supply chain a core discipline in itself, which: Provide considerable leverage to positively impact the financial performance of the company Will allow more efficient utilization of working capital Will improve our abilities to support customer requirements I think the best supply chain metrics look at the total cost of supply chain, including end to end spend, salaries of the team, and overhead, and relate that cost to the results you care about – revenue generate and customer satisfaction. Other […]

ABC analysis of inventory

6 Basic Benefits to Adapting ABC Analysis of Inventory

Inventory management is a critical task of tracking the flow of goods in and out of the inventory. As an inventory planner/manager you want to ensure that your warehouse is carrying enough stock to fulfill customer requirements but also not crowding the warehouse by overstocking it. Every product has various costs associated to it like holding costs, carrying costs and the aim of the inventory planner is to reduce these costs by not running low on stock. To help planners minimize these costs while optimizing their inventory, here is the ABC Analysis of Inventory technique and tool. What is ABC […]