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The Value Chain (VC) and Business strategy

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Introduction: The term value chain consists of a chain of activities that a firm operating in an industry, which performs in an order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market and customer. The value chain (VC) concept was introduced by Porter. The Firm level value chain: A firm value chain is a representation of …

A discussion to eradicate misconceptions about Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM)

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   Introduction: “Green Supply Chain” or “Environmentally Friendly Supply Chain” are almost synonymous. For  a firm , it is a set of supply chain policies formed and held,action taken accordingly and relationships formed in response to concerns related to the natural environment,so that acquisition,production,distribution and disposal of the firm’s goods and services does not hamper environment.Sometimes,joint technology programs are taken with …

A discussion about exporting goods and the global supply chain in general:

Introduction:   In international trade, exports refer to sales of goods and services as they are produced in the home country to export to other markets, which are parts of the global supply Chain. Commercial exports require the involvement of customs authorities by both countries. Amazon, e-bay, DHL etc. internet based companies usually handle comparatively smaller …

A Company’s overall success: Achieving strategic fit

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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

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 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, purchase of raw …

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

Introduction: 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 …

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. These are terms 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 general transport issues. Role of Transportation: …