Move beyond traditonal supply chains

OUTSOURCING 3.0 - The most strategic Book on this topic

Outsourcing for Specialised Capability

Besides technology and process expertise, vendors can possess other specialised knowledge or capability – either in supply chain management, manufacturing, logistics or any other part of the overall value network required for your business.

SCM Trigger Points

Supply Chain Management and It’s Modern Interpretations

Supply Chain Management (SCM Trigger Points) and It’s Modern Interpretations The expression Procurement network was created during the 1980’s to explain the need to integrate important business processes SCM Trigger Points. SCM Trigger Points of Supply Chain Indeed, supply chain is about integration between business functions and business processes. It

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Logistics and Supply Chain

Logistics and Supply Chains – Disastrous Confusion

There are many reasons why the supply chain world is rife with confusion and mix-ups. This confusion becomes even more pronounced when it comes to outsourcing because even many respected and experienced professionals cannot properly differentiate between logistics and supply chain. As a result, they continue to use the two terms – logistics and supply chain – interchangeably. The results are disastrous for the people, as well as, their companies.

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Re-thinking Supply Chains

Re-thinking Supply Chain

Re-thinking Supply Chain A look at rethinking supply chains By Stuart Emmett Introduction  – Why are so many companies constantly re-thinking supply chain ? Why many other companies are out of step? Many people do now understand what is involved when following a supply chain approach. However, ensuring the supply chain is

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Business Boosters In Your Supply Chain

Five Business Boosters In Your Supply Chain Business Strategy

FIVE BUSINESS BOOSTERS IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN SUPPLY CHAIN Has The Answer To Everything. When establishing a Five Business Boosters In Your Supply Chain strategy, CEOs and other executives often appear to do it on random criteria. However, it is necessary to determine specific criteria and axes beforehand. In fact,

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Vivek Sood - confusion in outsourcing

Who Hijacked your Supply Chain Management?

Who Hijacked Your Supply Chain Management? Here’s What People Are Saying About Supply Chain. I do not publish too many posts on LinkedIn any more because of ‘Gresham’s Law‘. However, once in a while I still publish content that would be relevant to that platform. I was delivering the keynote

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OUTSOURCING BUSINESS NETWORKS ARE REVAMPING BUSINESS

China’s recent economic reforms: Time to revamp global outsourcing business networks has arrived – say the experts What China’s Leadership Knows About Global Outsourcing Business Networks? China, the giant economy has dominated the news agenda recently just like their dominance in the manufacturing arena. Several proposed reforms have caught more

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Apple's outsourcing factory

Apple’s outsourcing Factory invests millions in US

Apple’s Outsourcing Factory invests millions in the US to meet more demand Taipei-based Foxconn Technology Group, whose biggest client is Apple, is to invest $US40 million in the United States to boost its high-end production chain. The move, welcomed by the US government, is part of the growing trend to

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Preparation In Outsourcing

The Biggest Contribution Of Preparation In Outsourcing To Humanity

The Biggest Contribution Of Preparation In Outsourcing To Humanity Is Global Business Networks The Most Trending Thing Now? When implementing a new Information Technology system, companies often neglect the preparation step and the story always ends with failures. Indeed, the lack of preparation is the first mistake to avoid. Preparation

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Why Supply Chain Models In Outsourcing Have To Change

Why Supply Chain Models In Outsourcing Have To Change The Latest Trend In Supply Chain Models. In his book The 5-STAR Business Network (http://bit.ly/5-STARBN), Vivek Sood exposes the results of his researches on the organizational structure of companies. Companies used to follow the model of a traditional organization structure as in the

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amazon and 5 STARS business network

Amazon and the 5 STARS Business Network

Amazon and the 5 STARS Business Network 5 STARS Business Network We already defined the importance and features of a successful business network, through the necessity of 5 key cornerstones – Fire-Aim-Ready Innovation, $eed-to-$tore Efficiency, Transaction Optimisation Profitability, Advanced Product Phasing, and Results-focused Outsourcing and Modularisation – in the previous

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Australia leads the way to Globalization

Australia leads the way to Globalization

My Experience With Freight Cost Reduction Australia leads the way to Globalization with triple FTA with Asia’s big three Australia leads the way to Globalization with triple FTA with Asia’s big three Australia is talking with ministers from Japan, Korea and China to finalise Free Trade Agreements with the trio ahead of Tony Abbott‘s visit to Asia

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Logistics and Supply Chain

Have You Seen These Tricks Outsourcing With KPIs?

Outsourcing with KPIs – Have You Seen These Tricks? Why Is Outsourcing Business So Famous? I came across the following picture on the blog of Thaku Huni and the thought struck me about a situation I encounter quite frequently: Outsourcing If you asked any objective person about the KPIs of

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Business Network Outsourcing

Outcompete anyone using your Business Network Outsourcing

Network Outsourcing- Outcompete anyone using your Business How Do You Choose The Best Business Network? Thought leaders have a five star business network. They leverage of the value created by their business and supplier contacts to outcompete rivals and stay relevant. Your business can outcompete rivals too using its network.

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Supply Chain Management

Changing Role of Supply Chain Management in Digital Economy

Changing Role of Supply Chain Management in Digital Economy In the rapidly changing world – role of supply chain is constantly evolving. There are now at least three generations of supply chains and the confusion about the roles and expectations is leading to massive losses inside the corporations. Here are

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Myths About Outsourcing

Myths About Outsourcing and How to Know the Truth

Myths about outsourcing and how to know the truth Everything You Need To Know About Outsourcing. The Common Myths about Outsourcing Not a single day goes by without a mainstream newspaper decrying the job losses or closure of some facility due to outsourcing. These are legitimate concerns. However, if outsourcing

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Supply Chain Confusion

What is Supply Chain Concept Confusion and what causes it?

What is Supply Chain Concept Confusion and what causes it? My last post “Supply Chain Confusion could kill your business“ generated several great comments from highly qualified professionals around the world, and in this post I want to explore the reasons for the confusion. Obviously, the confusion is debilitating, and

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