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A Company’s overall success: Achieving strategic fit

Introduction: In the above perspective, we like to discuss about definition of Supply Chain Strategy. A company’s performance is affected by the strategic fit. The company’s strategic fit is achieved by interaction between a respective company’s competitive strategy and the respective supply chain strategy. The scope of strategic fit to be discussed in this article …

The role of a Supply Chain Manager: A brief discussion

Introduction: Sometimes an inevitable question arises about supply chain manager’s role in their respective workplace. In this article, we will try to discuss for a better understanding of this issue. Supply Chain Manager’s engagement: They are engaged with many facts of the businesses, such as, transportation, storage and distribution of products as well as planning, …

Supply Chain education & certification: Highlights on curriculum and other related issues :

ISCEA is the world leader in Supply Chain education , certification & different recognition programs e.g. Certified Supply Chain Manager(CSCM), Certified Supply Chain Analyst(CSCA),Post graduate diploma in Supply Chain Management (PGDSCM) etc. In this blog article will discuss about CSCM, CSCA & PGDSCM so that those who are interested in Supply Chain Education and certification …

Facts of Transportation in a Logistical perspective: Highlights on some Bangladesh issues:

Introduction: Would like to discuss Transportation issues in the light of Logistics and Supply Chain Management through this article in short. Such as understanding transportation, different modes of transportation, role of infrastructure and policies, various transportation networks, identify some points on trade-offs while designing transportation networks etc. Also discuss some Bangladesh perspective after discuss some …

Box Logistics, Containerization, Ports and Shipping network: A Discussion on Global Supply Chain perspective

Introduction: Cycle Inventory is the average inventory due to production, purchase and also shipping, containerization in lot sizes that are usually larger than those demanded by customers.     Containerization: Maritime import and export flows of general cargo are shipped by containers in most developed areas of this world. So far, 75% of the total cargo is containerizable. …

A Short discussion on Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen especially in the context of Apparel Supply Chain:

Lean manufacturing: Lean manufacturing involves never ending efforts to eliminate or reduce “muda” (a Japanese term used to reduce waste, which does not add value to Supply Chain) while make design, manufacturing, distribution and customer service processes in the respective Supply Chain. Lean Manufactory House [Picture Source=Originally from [http://nl.wikipedia.orgnl.wikipedia/]     Lean Six Sigma: A …

Cycle View of a Supply Chain

The processes in a Supply Chain are usually divided into a series of cycles, each performed in the interface between two interrelated successive stages of a Supply Chain. Supply Chain Stages  Supply Chain consists of all parties. Who are involved directly or indirectly, while fulfill customer request. Not only manufacturers and suppliers, but also transporters, …