Modelling the Supply Chain
For logistics businesses the rising cost of fuel has meant that they need to become efficient in the way that they plan their transportation routes. The traditional methods of route planning do not address real time events that affect businesses every day. This article looks at how modeling can create successful route planning.
Value Chain Model of Tomorrow
Small to midsize consumer products companies are subject to the same macro economic trends as their larger competitors. This article discusses why small and midsize businesses should examine the new demand driven supply chain models and why they are better equiped to take advantage than their larger competitors.
Operations Research for Supply Chain Model
Pressured by raw material suppliers and demanding retailers, chemical manufacturer Rohm and Haas saved millions of dollars by using operations research to organize its supply chain model. This article discusses the ways Rohm and Haas used operations research to define its supply chain model for the Performance Polymers division.
Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR)
The Supply Chain Council has adopted a model that us a cross-industry standard diagnostic tool for supply-chain management. The Supply Chain Operations Reference model (SCOR) is a management tool and spans from the supplier's supplier to the customer's customer. This article is an overview of the SCOR model and explains how the model can be applied to your business.