Supply Chain Management 101
(June 01, 2020)

[First published in BusinessMirror]

Curfews, lockdowns, quarantines, and stay-at-home orders brought about by the Covid-19... Read more

Is Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) dead?
(May 26, 2020)

Are supply chain planning processes still relevant in the new normal of community quarantines, lockdowns and work-from-home employment? Is Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) obsolete or dead?

Wikipedia def... Read more

Taming the Cost Dragon
(October 07, 2019)

(Sustainable Cost Reduction in good times and bad times)

In his book, “The Goal,” Shigeo Shingo emphasized cost reduction as one of the three primary goals of the firm. The other two ar... Read more

6 Trade-offs CEOs face in Managing their Supply Chain
(September 16, 2019)

With the ever-present challenge of sustaining revenue growth, making the supply chain more effective and efficient is always an opportunity to deliver business objectives. Managers, however, sometimes fall into the trap o... Read more

3 Ways to Manage Product Returns
(September 09, 2019)

Product returns are products sent back from customers for a number of reasons such as:

  • Defective/damaged goods
  • Off-season/expired merchandise
  • Excess quantity versus orderedRead more

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