Supply chain optimization is the most important activity which ensure efficiency in operations leading to a healthy p&l. Supply chain optimization impacts both the top line and bottom line of the organization.
Before we discuss about the Logistics in E-Commerce market place, let’s see a basic supply chain and the scope of logistics within the supply chain and then move onto the main subject. The schematic diagram on the right hand side shows a basic supply chain model. “All the movement of product in raw material, semi […]
‘Warehouse OPTIMIZATION’ gives you the COMPETITIVE EDGE Warehousing and Logistics are two key levers and enablers within Supply Chain. To describe each one of them in a single word, I would use the verb ‘Store’ to describe Warehousing and ‘Move’ to describe Logistics. Supply chain will cease to perform without these key verbs (Store and Move) since products have to […]
Before we get into the discussion of “Are Simulation & Modelling a Bad Strategy?”, let’s understand the basics of Simulation and Modelling and why / where / how we do that in a Supply Chain environment. Have you ever referred your friend’s name to your parents and told something you would like to do in […]
INTRODUCTION Electronic Commerce which is commonly termed as E-Commerce is an industry where-in the trade i.e. buying and selling of products happens over internet. A simple explanation of the E-Commerce model is – The product pictures, product specification and the product price are displayed in the E-Commerce platform. Customer reviews, compares, selects and purchases the […]
Business Case: Supply Chain Modelling and Simulation for DePuy Johnson and Johnson supply chain for all the different business units and all the logistics players involved. Supply chain model plays a dual role – Database of all past data and the forecasting tool for all the supply chain related indicators; In nutshell, this model would […]
This article tries to compare the E-Commerce and FMCG industries from challenges, complexities and excitement standpoint on a Logistics & Supply chain career with these Industries !!! Supply Chain Network The first point of evaluation when it comes to supply chain is the network and distribution. How many Indians does that supply chain have reached […]
Delay in Supply Chain is too good? Even I was puzzled the same way when I had my first interaction with a core supply chain management concept (Strategy) called ‘Product Postponement’. In a layman’s term, postponement can be ideally termed as ‘Delay’ – probably to be more precise, we would term that as an ‘Intentional […]