Monthly Archives: June 2007

Taking On Six Sigma Programs

from Joong Hyun – Tefen Based on a wild guess by a close associate of mine, there are well over 2,000 restaurants in the Manhattan area and its surrounding boroughs. Although I cannot validate the absolute accuracy of his count, … Continue reading

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Setting Up Your SCN Infrastructure – Part 1

Distribution Centre Hardware So you’ve built the informational foundation for your supply chain network utilizing global data synchronization for all the products that will move through your operations. Now, the next step is to determine the appropriate infrastructure required for … Continue reading

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Revitalizing Six Sigma: What Matters Most to the Business

from John Crager – APQC (WCBF Presenter) Honeywell’s Six Sigma journey Honeywell began its Six Sigma journey in 1995 to drive data-based decision making, ensure quality levels, and improve customer satisfaction. Through training, leadership, and senior management support, Honeywell has … Continue reading

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RFID trial dubbed a supply chain utopia

From Techworld.nl: “The National EPC Network Demonstrator Project (NDP) Extension in Australia has achieved a 100 percent RFID tag identification rate, up 5 percent on last year’s pilot, researchers claim. The A$109,000 (US$92,200) government-sponsored project saw RFID standards developer GS1 … Continue reading

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Supply Chains Need Bold Leaders!

Jim Tompkins’ most recent book is Bold Leadership For Organizational Acceleration which sets out new standards for inspirational leadership, assessment of outsourcing opportunities and how to institutionalize business resiliency in today’s vulnerable global environment. Read more about this concise, to … Continue reading

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Building a Foundation for Your SCN

The construction of your supply chain network is a lengthy process involving a number of somewhat complex steps. The important thing to note however, is that these steps need to be completed in an orderly manner and in the correct … Continue reading

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So Who’s Certified When it Comes to GDSN?

The below 2007 List of GDSN Certified Data Pools is provided by GS1 and is based on the full 2007 Data Pool certification report issued by the independent certification agent, The Drummond Group, Inc. The following list of 23 GDSN … Continue reading

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Accenture Magic Quadrant Leaders for SCM

From Accenture.com: “Gartner positioned Accenture in the Leaders Quadrant in their research report, Magic Quadrant for North American SCM Consulting and Integration Service Providers. The scope of the Magic Quadrant covers ESPs that provide consulting and systems integration (SI) capabilities, … Continue reading

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PMAC Conference – RFID Missing Link In The Supply Chain

Jeff Ashcroft, BA, P.Log., CMILT President, Strategic Logistics Partners Strategy Room 1 RFID: Missing Link in the Supply Chain Although the evolution of RFID in supply chains has been a slow process over the past 60 years, it has rapidly … Continue reading

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Creating Triple E Logistics Facilities

Two of the hottest topics in logistics and supply chain management these days are RFID and the environment. By creating Triple E Logistics facilities you can advance both of these causes simultaneously, rapidly and cost effectively. So what is a … Continue reading

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AMR 2007 Supply Chain Top 25

From PR Newswire: ” Today (June 1st), AMR Research released its annual Supply Chain Top 25 report. The report identifies the top 25 manufacturers and retailers that exhibit superior supply chain capabilities and performance. The companies in this report demonstrate … Continue reading

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