World-class Inbound Supply Chain Performance

A rail organisation needed to improve the performance of maintenance materials management to support on time network infrastructure maintenance to ensure on time passenger trains, especially during peak hour periods. A series of improvement initiatives were designed to address the supply chain issues preventing the achievement of world-class supply chain performance targets.

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Sourcing from China: PAIN or GAIN?

The path towards successful importing from China is surrounded with broken dreams, misplaced trust and suppliers with questionable integrity. Henry Ford rightly pointed out that coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. This same maxim applies aptly to sourcing products from China.

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7 Reasons Key B2B Relationships Are Failing & Losing Millions

Many key B2B relationships fail to meet expectations and if they were to end, each party within the relationship could be significantly impacted. In this article we examine what is causing key B2B relationships to fail and lose millions, and the missing strategies, expertise and processes that could save your key B2B relationships.

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Conference presentation “Co-create Substantial Value through Next Level Customer & Supplier Relationships”

The two primary reasons for disappointment in key business relationships are: (1) Unrealistic expectations; (2) Expectations never articulated and agreed, and no plan to implement. Learn how to establish mutually beneficial relationships that articulate and achieve expectations. Conference presentation “Co-create Substantial Value through Next Level Customer & Supplier Relationships” delivered at the 2016 Queensland Supply…

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Webinar Recording: How to structure supply chain relationships that co-create value

Here is our webinar recording of Sharyn Grant and Dr Douglas Lambert who was live from Florida, discussing structuring and sustaining high performance business relationships using The Partnership Model and The Collaboration Framework, for competitive advantage and to co-create value. Guest Presenter: Dr Douglas M. Lambert, Director of The Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMi), Florida Host: Sharyn…

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