The Shape, Form and Flavors of S&OP

by Lora cecere on July 8, 2015

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Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, talks with Supply Chain Insights founder Lora Cecere about why finding the balance between sales and operations is so hard, the journey companies must make in order to create the optimal S&OP processes, and recommendations listeners can start implementing today to improve their operations.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #137

Metrics That Create Supply Chains to Admire

by Lora cecere on July 8, 2015

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Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, interviews Supply Chain Insights founder Lora Cecere about our vertical focused Metrics That Matter reports and the Supply Chains To Admire research that will be unveiled at the Global Summit.  In this discussion, Lora talks about what high performing companies are doing, which metrics are being measured and how, and what companies should do to emulate success.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #136

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Lora talks with Jim Lawton, Chief Product and Marketing Officer of Rethink Robotics, about the introduction of robotics as part of a manufacturing supply chain.  Rethink Robotics have developed collaborative robots, Baxter and Sawyer, to work alongside humans and are making the supply chain more agile, responsive and able to ebb and flow with demand.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #135

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In this episode Lora Interviews Diego Pantoja-Navajas, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of LogFire, about the evolution of Software-as-a-Service and how it supports warehouse management.  Diego shares his thoughts about the ability to deliver security, scalability, reliability, and automation in supply chain from a cloud based solution.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #134

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Lora Interviews a Turkish grocery leader, Mustafa Altindağ, the CEO of ȘOK Markets. ȘOK is a $2 billion grocery retailer with a network of 2,500 stores and 17 DCs.  He had a technology project that was implemented within 3 months to organize the information for deliveries for the right time with the right products to the right stores. Keep inventory lower at warehouses but still had a reduction of stock outs by 10%.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #133