Supply Chain Network Design Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Network Design Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Network Design 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 995 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supply Chain Network Design improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:

  1. Is there testing and monitoring across the entire supply chain to ensure development and production competently, humanely, and predictably meets standards and expectations?

  2. How can smes upstream and value chain tiers downstream take advantage of policies, networks and supply chain innovations to engage in sustainable production practices?

  3. When calculating your organizations optimum capacity, in a strategic supply chain design context, the procurement professional should focus mostly on which elements?

  4. How the communication perspective in the network management context has been taken into account in the recent research in the field of supply chain management?

  5. Do you have views on your approach to analysis and your findings regarding heat network outcomes, misaligned incentives in the supply chain and transparency?

  6. Are you dynamically committing plants, capacity, logistics, and other supply chain resources according to the value of individual customers or segments?

  7. How will it be assessed that at least part of the supply chain/transport route being the subject of the project is linked to the core network?

  8. Are your supply chain managers getting customer information on changes in lifetime value and customer requirements on a real time basis?

  9. How would the evolution of the linear supply chain into a complex supply network impact on the cost structure of the retail industry?

  10. How will blockchain applications in supply chain management harness the fast growing potential of Internet of Things sensor networks?


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 Supply Chain Network Design book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Network Design Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Supply Chain Network Design project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Communications Management Plan: Can you think of other people who might have concerns or interests?

  2. Roles and Responsibilities: Once the responsibilities are defined for the Supply Chain Network Design project, have the deliverables, roles and responsibilities been clearly communicated to every participant?

  3. Procurement Audit: Was the payment made to the supplier/ contractor within the time frames indicated in the contracts?

  4. Risk Data Sheet: Will revised controls lead to tolerable risk levels?

  5. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: What unique or lowest-cost resources does the Supply Chain Network Design project have access to?

  6. WBS Dictionary: Identify potential or actual overruns and underruns?

  7. Project Charter: Supply Chain Network Design project deliverables: what is the Supply Chain Network Design project going to produce?

  8. Initiating Process Group: Were sponsors and decision makers available when needed outside regularly scheduled meetings?

  9. Procurement Audit: Do procedures require cash advances to be returned by transferred or terminated employees before they can receive final paychecks?

  10. Procurement Audit: Is the strategy implemented across the entire organization?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supply Chain Network Design project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supply Chain Network Design project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Supply Chain Network Design project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Supply Chain Network Design project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


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 Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design 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 Supply Chain Network Design investments work better.

This Supply Chain Network Design 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.