Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management (SCM) is the management of the flow of goods. It includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Interconnected or interlinked networks, channels and node businesses are involved in the provision of products and services required by end customers in a supply chain. Supply chain management has been defined as the "design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally.
Posts about Supply Chain Management
  • Clicks, Customers, and Cashflow, Part Three: Profit

    … with a customer” – Wikipedia For AdWords clicks Customer Lifetime Value = (online conversion value + imported offline conversion value) * conversion repeat rate If you sell repeatedly to the same customer – say, a subscription – find the average quantity of these per customer and multiply by the average value. If you don’t know your customer…

    David Rothwell/ 3Q Digitalin Paid Search EMail Google- 6 readers -
  • Digital innovation puts us all in the software business

    … Guess what? You’re not in the business you think you’re in. I don’t mean this like one of those these-are-not-the-droids-you-are-looking-for Jedi mind-tricks but as a statement of fact. No matter what else you may do, if you rely on digital technology, and who doesn’t, then you are in the software business too. Doubt it? Consider how your…

    Dave Wieneke/ Econsultancy- 2 readers -
  • A call-to-arms for The Agile Era of business management

    … There are many posts, articles, and presentations about “agile marketing” out there — I’ve contributed my fair share — that dive into the process of agile management methodologies (mostly adaptations of Scrum). They’re good patterns for implementation — when you’re ready to dig in at that level. There are also plenty, plenty of high-level…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 8 readers -
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