Global Supply Chain Management Toolkit

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  • Stay abreast of current geopolitical risks and concerns and communicate risks to supply base and develop potential mitigation plans.

  • Provide strategic cross functional collaboration with Sales, Operations, Quality and Customer Service to maintain the uniformity of Supply And Demand objectives across departments.

  • Arrange that your planning complies; as, there is much more complexity in Product Development, contracting/pricing and Supply Chain Management than is typically found in a large manufacturing organization.

  • Communicate with Supply Chain Management to get updated demand plan reviewed and actioned.

  • Establish that your enterprise complies; owns the implementation and support of lean and Continuous Improvement activities for Supply Chain Planning processes.

  • Analyze key Supply Chain and vendor Performance Metrics to identify opportunities for planning efficiencies and overall Cost Reduction.

  • Manage planning system parameters and Master Data to optimally reflect Supply Chain capabilities and plan supply.

  • Draw on supply team members expertise and network to grow knowledge and sourcing of different item categories and products.

  • Be certain that your organization partners with the Product Owner to understand Business Requirements, evaluates features, and translates application specifications into workable technical solutions.

  • Provide delivery information to Master Scheduling team based on lead times.

  • Assure your enterprise evaluates the internal performance for all aspects of the Supply Chain and drive Continuous Improvement of supply system operations with effective leadership.

  • Provide single point accountability and leadership for all Supply Planning of assigned portfolio of finished goods and Work In Process products throughout the Product Life Cycle.

  • Confirm your organization provides manufacturing support, troubleshooting, and atypical resolution to ensure a consistent and reliable supply of products.

  • Be accountable for supporting clients budgeting process by approving associated Cost Estimates for freight forwarding and transportation activities.

  • Drive supply base Performance Improvement by implementing strategies to improve delivery, reduce lead times, and effectively manage overall procurement and optimized inventory.

  • Ensure your organization develops appropriate sources of supply and maintains cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends and technologies, products and services.

  • Be accountable for understanding the scope of supply and customer contract agreements, performing Risk Analysis and preparing for negotiations with suppliers and identifying Supply Chain risks and monitoring the Supply Chain during project execution to avoid potential issues/risks.

  • Manage to plan and maintain daily Supply Chain operations in one or more functional areas as materials, production, inventory, logistics, Customer Service, Demand Management or order fulfillment.

  • Establish and track key commodity and supply market changes and keep buyer and merchant informed of any developments.

  • Manage and drive improvements in the Supply Chain process leading to improved forecast accuracy, to enable improved Service Levels and Working Capital turns improvements.

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, workstations and shipping supply area neat.

  • Recruit Business Systems Analysis, Supply Chain systems.

  • Ensure your group leads and governs the transformation of the planning/buying groups at facilities to support Customers, achieve inventory targets and optimize manufacturing resources.

  • From the bottom of the oceans to the depths of space and cyberspace, you help your customers think smarter and act faster mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way.

  • Warrant that your operation evaluates and maintains trend charts of environmental Test Data, water system, product tests and other microbiology related data.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Global Supply Chain Management Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Global Supply Chain Management related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Global Supply Chain Management specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Global Supply Chain Management Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Global Supply Chain Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Do you have a flow diagram of what happens?

  2. What are the Global Supply Chain Management investment costs?

  3. What systems/processes must you excel at?

  4. What is the total cost related to deploying Global Supply Chain Management, including any consulting or professional services?

  5. How do you engage the workforce, in addition to satisfying them?

  6. Was a Business Case (cost/benefit) developed?

  7. Do Quality Systems drive Continuous Improvement?

  8. What do your reports reflect?

  9. Was a life-cycle Cost Analysis performed?

  10. Against what alternative is success being measured?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Global Supply Chain Management book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Global Supply Chain Management self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Global Supply Chain Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Global Supply Chain Management areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Global Supply Chain Management Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Global Supply Chain Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Global Supply Chain Management project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Global Supply Chain Management Project Team have enough people to execute the Global Supply Chain Management Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Global Supply Chain Management Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Global Supply Chain Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Global Supply Chain Management project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Global Supply Chain Management project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Global Supply Chain Management project with this in-depth Global Supply Chain Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Global Supply Chain Management projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Global Supply Chain Management and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Global Supply Chain Management Investments work better.

This Global Supply Chain Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.