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

Your supply chain organisation is the best – is it?

Roger OakdenLogistics Management, Supply Chains & Supply Networks

Negotiation Agreement

News to affect supply chains. Three articles this week provided input into a picture of supply chains in the future. One article discussed the recently agreed (but not ratified) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade facilitation pact between 12 countries of the Pacific rim. The second talked about the benefits of incorporating the Internet of Things (IoT) into supply chains. The … Read More