Outsourcing 3.0


Outsourcing to Access Technology

Sometimes your company does not have access to a particular technology unless you outsource part of your operation to another vendor who has access to that technology. At other times, the vendor’s cost of the same technology might be more economical.

It is evident that if you do not have access to a certain technology that is crucial for your service offering, then you will need to persuade another entity with such access to carry out tasks for you.

Several outsourcing projects we have worked on were mainly aimed at getting access to the specialised high tech capability of the vendors.

Industry 4.0 Supply Chain Digital Transformation

Industry 4.0 Supply Chain Transformation Supply Chain Transformation Sharing the stage were senior executives and thought leaders from various walks of life: Mr. Vivek Sood – Managing Director of Global Supply Chain Group, Peter O’Brien – Head, Asia Pacific Distribution & Practices, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Associate Professor Mark Goh

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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 Chains A look at rethinking supply chains By Stuart Emmett Introduction  – Why are so many companies constantly rethinking supply chains? 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 optimised

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Collaboration is the NEW Advantage

Why Collaboration is the NEW Advantage?

Why Collaboration is the NEW Advantage? For decades, if not centuries, the economists have been extolling the virtues of competition. No doubt, competition unleashes forces lying dormant within human psyche – forces of of one-upmanship, jealousy, keep up with the jones, and similar nature. Of course, the economists rarely look

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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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Optimisations In Outsourcing

How Good Is Your Supply Chain Optimisations In Outsourcing?

How Good Is Your Supply Chain Optimizations In Outsourcing? Why Supply Chain Optimizations In Outsourcing Had Been So Popular Till Now? System demos are tedious things at best. The developers are trying to showcase the best aspects of their baby in best possible light. They have spent months, sometimes years,

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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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Fresh Thinking for New Business Models

Fresh Thinking for New Business Models Old Business Models are Getting Redundant When General Motors filed for Chapter XI protection in 2008, it also marked the closing of a type of business models in modern commerce. General Motors was seen as the paragon of modern American management theory as popularized

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The Mysteries of Supply Chains

The Mysteries of Supply Chains How To Get People To Like Mysteries in Outsourcing I have been asked this question a lot on Quora, as well in my board and other speeches. A lot of supply chain commentary is becoming too technical and mysterious. Supply Chain Software sellers have a

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