Your supply chain strategy needs a logistics plan

Roger OakdenLogistics Management, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply Networks

Strategies provide growth

Logistics plan elements. To develop your supply chain strategy, three strategic plans are required; one each for Procurement, Conversion and Logistics. Using the business model from my previous blog the Logistics strategic plan can be considered within five elements shown in the diagram: Customer service – the appropriate level of service for customers, by product group or segment, considering: order fulfilment … Read More

A strategic Supply Chain model for your organisation

Roger OakdenGlobal Logistics, Logistics Management, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply Networks

Logistics strategy in Supply Chains

No supply chain view in your business strategy. Does your organisation have a strategic business plan that incorporates the supply network? If the answer is no it is not surprising, because few companies have a strategic plan that includes this critical part of the business. The reasons often put forward are: The three elements that should be the core of … Read More

Manage risk in your supply chains and reduce stress

Roger OakdenLogistics Management, Procurement, Supply Chains & Supply Networks

Risk management chart

Your interest in supply chain risks. Managing risk is a continual process of identification, analysis, assessment and implementation. Attached to your organisation’s One Plan should be the risks in achieving the Plan and management’s actions to counter the risks. It is preferable to anticipate potential problems, rather than overcoming disruptions after they have occurred. Supply chains are uncertain (and therefore … Read More