Vivek Sood

Why we are qualified to Article?Over the last three decades we have led and worked on more than 500 projects in supply chain transformation in dozens of industries and countries.VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW SUPPLY CHAINS LIKE WE DO – Retail, beverages, food, milk, dairy, meat, livestock, explosives, chemicals, cotton, rice, graphite, solar power, natural gas, crude

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Vivek Sood

Why we are qualified to write this Article?Over the last three decades we have led and worked on more than 500 projects in supply chain projects in dozens of industries and countries. VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS LIKE WE DO – Retail, beverages, food, milk, dairy, meat, livestock, explosives, chemicals, cotton, rice, graphite, solar power,

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Shyam Soni

The COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in the breakdown of supply chains globally, the economic impact of which will linger for years or maybe decades to come. A recent survey by the Institute For Supply Chain Management, nearly 75% of companies reported some sort of supply chain issues dues to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions. What makes it

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Shyam Soni

There is a lot of talk about digital supply chain twin. A digital twin is meant to be a digital representation of a real-world supply chain environment. it showcases the relationships between all the relevant nodes of the supply chain — such as products, customers, markets, warehouses, manufacturing plants. It is meant to model and

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Vivek Sood

Like everyone else supply chain professionals also want to do a great job. They also want to be recognised for doing so.  The last thing they want is a random call in the middle of the night berating them (or one of their people / suppliers) for a missed delivery or some such oversight. Yet,

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Shyam Soni

The most fundamental requirement is that the decision makers have a good understanding of supply chain management itself. The key reason that if you are vague about the basic drivers, elements and operating principles you cannot use techniques as precise as AI for improving supply chain management.  So what are the principle components, driver and

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Vivek Sood

As the concept of supply chain management became increasingly popular in the mid 2000’s or so, many companies renamed their transportation departments as supply chain management ‘department’. This happened without understanding the difference between the two activities – where transportation department carries out an essential function role while the supply chain team carries out the

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Vivek Sood

Supply chain software companies are not the only ones who encourage the thinking that somehow getting a bunch of off-the-shelf software will put your company in a unique position to earn miraculous margin.  There are many others – vendors of implementation services, reports and vendors of magic quadrants and potions who set a very high

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