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The Job Is Not Done!

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In this episode of Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights, Lora and Helen discuss the journey from cost to value facing supply chain leaders. As we travel down this long, dark, dusty road it is easy to be distracted by the glamor that is new technology implementation. Once the implementation is complete the real work begins in driving process effectiveness. Aligning teams and eliminating silos with creation of cross-functional teams will be a driving force in supply chain excellence. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #214

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2016 New Year’s Resolutions with Amy Hartzell of Dow Chemical

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Lora Cecere Interviews Amy Hartzell, Director of Supply Chain Center Excellence at Dow Chemical, on her New Year’s Resolutions Amy stated that they spent 2015 on strategic objections and alignment.  They are now implementing improvements on S&OP or S&OE (for Execution) as well as how to automate their supply chain.  She feels that they have a lot to learn on capturing and analyzing data. They would like the Center of Excellence to be a consulting resource and partner for their improvement projects.  They are trying to improve their base foundational models in the supply chain.  In 2016 they are implementing learning…

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Supply Chain Centers of Excellence

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Forty percent of companies have a supply chain center of excellence but only one third of them are successful.  Our research is nearly done and we want to share with you some of the findings.  Why you need one, how to get started, and how to make it successful.  Lora Cecere, founder of Supply Chain insights and industry visionary, talks best practices to launching and running Centers of Excellence. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #126

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