Contributed by TradeGecko.com. The cost of goods sold consists of the direct production costs of an item. The labor, material, factory overhead and supplies needed to make a product go into this calculation. However, the CoGS does not provide the complete picture of your inventory expenses. Indirect expenses such as your packaging, customer service staff […]
Categories: Guest Post, Industry News, Innovation, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Technology Tags: GEP, Guest Posts Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Thomas Cherian of GEP. The reality of blockchains becoming the basic building block of tomorrow’s connected world is fast approaching. Show More Summary
Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) has appointed an Alstom-lead consortium to supply a new metro system for the under-construction Hanoi Metro Line-3 in Vietnam.
Categories: Procurement Strategy & Planning, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk Tags: Incendiary Tidbits, L2 The myriad technological and security risks posed by hacking flow all the way from sensitive government agencies on down to...Show More Summary
Environmental management is taking center stage at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Alstom has signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) for the supply of a metro system for Hanoi metro line 3 in Vietnam.
Two weeks ago, we talked about how to drive technological advances, because it’s one of the critical three T’s of Supply Management success (with the other two being talent and transition to better processes). But technological advancement is not enough if your processes, to be blunt, outright suck harder than a Hoover. That’s why, as […]
Alstom has signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply a metro system for Hanoi metro line 3 to start commercial operation by the end of 2021.
Categories: Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Webinar There is still time remaining to register for today's webinar with Jason Busch and Pierre Mitchell. The Supply Chain Devil's Dozen: Top 12 Supplier Risks for 2017 will...Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, we talked about how to drive technological advances, because it’s one of the critical three T’s of Supply Management success (with the other two being talent and transition to better processes). But technological advancement is not enough if your processes, to be blunt, outright suck. That’s why, as the Big C’s say, […]
Categories: Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: Webinar Join Jason Busch (founder and head of strategy at Spend Matters) and Pierre Mitchell (chief research officer) tomorrow at 12 p.m.Show More Summary
Categories: Supplier Risk and Compliance Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News, L1 While our fearless leaders are forging ahead on a new way to think about quadrants / 2x2s / matrices / [insert consulting-term...Show More Summary
We spent last week talking about how we drive technological advances, because it’s one of the critical three T’s of Supply Management success, with the other two being talent and transition to better processes. The big C’s call this “process transformation” and each of these (including, but not limited to PwC, Accenture, Hackett [Archstone], etc.) […]
It's been months since the NES Classic Edition went on sale, and Nintendo still hasn't managed to get a consistent supply available for me to spend all of my money on. Target, Amazon and Walmart are all still out of stock, and demand hasn't sagged one bit. Best Buy had the NES Classic Edition in stock for online sales as of about 10.30 this morning. Show More Summary
From managing energy to optimizing supply chains.
Categories: CSR, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News, Process and Best Practice The issue of forced labor is incredibly serious business when it comes to major supply chain risks. Not only that, it is also incredibly...Show More Summary
Triomf specialises in supplying rail signalling design services, engineering professionals and project management capabilities to the rail industry.Signalling design engineering for rail applications...
Redditor PictureIt-Sicily, who manages AirBnB properties, had a guest with an itch he really needed to scratch. An itch on his penis. Having not packed accordingly, the guest reached out for some info on getting supplies, which resulted in this gross conversation. Show More Summary
By Anna Nagurney, John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Donors give blood in Rutland, Vermont, Dec. 20, 2011. AP Photo/Toby Talbot When we talk about supply chains, we may conjure up images of manufacturing plants, warehouses, trucks and...
Ralph Lauren Corporation has developed sustainable sourcing guidelines, making it the latest major multi-national to commit to better environmental management of its supply chain. The post Sustainable Supply Chains: Ralph Lauren Is Latest Corporation to Commit to Sourcing Materials from Responsible Suppliers appeared first on Environmental Leader.