Collaborate with departments to develop Supply Chain Operations and initiatives to ensure sustainability and Social Responsibility program development; serve as a catalyst to further integrate sustainability values into how your organization conducts business.
More Uses of the Supply Chain Operations Toolkit:
- Identify and manage logistic solutions in the most efficient and cost effective manner to meet the requirements of customers.
- Secure that your project leads in preparation and department education of inventory process method, definition, and standardization.
- Provide applicable onsite Training And Coaching to the Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain Operations Teams.
- Oversee routine, disciplined operational review that cascade through your organization to all levels enabling rapid escalation of issues for resolution and improved performance.
- 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.
- Govern: compliance to the integrated Management System (quality, environmental, Health And Safety, and information security).
- Methodize: act as the liaison between the sourcing managers, suppliers, and Supply Chain Operations associates with regards to forecasts, volumes, and product movements.
- Systematize: continual, tactical communication with external customers (carriers, vendors/suppliers) and Internal Customers (retail, finance, Software Support, fulfillment centers).
- Formulate: review complex operational or transportation details to identify potential areas for improvement, savings or efficiency; also presents outside the box solutions.
- Facilitate workshops or Voice Of Customer sessions to elicit client input supporting options analysis, Solution Design, and Implementation Strategy.
- Collaborate with Product Line Management, sales operation, finance, and other Supply Chain Operations groups in the generation of the Demand Plan.
- Develop long term Strategic Plans for Supply Chain Operations enabling initiatives that meet the future needs of your organization while driving Cost Savings that are measurable.
- Provide leadership, analysis, and management throughout a Project Lifecycle, from chartering through successful execution.
- Secure that your business complies; focus on Change Management and Best Practice adoption while supporting improvements in Working Capital turns and Service Level performance.
- Be accountable for networking and collaboration with Supply Chain Operations Team Members as Inventory Management, Customer Service, warehouse leaders / employees, transportation and Commercial Excellence Team Members as Product Management, sourcing.
- Manage to plan and maintain daily Supply Chain Operations for critical suppliers or customers in materials, production, inventory, logistics, Customer Service, Demand Management, or order fulfillment.
- Coordinate with other teams as SOP, Disruption Management, Planning, Equipment, Fulfillment Centers to meet daily operational needs.
- Initiate: work Cross Functionally with customers, Production Management, Supply Chain Operations, and sales teams to optimize operations and create value.
- Be accountable for using Predictive Analytics to anticipate and prepare for business outcomes and to optimizE Business and Supply Chain Operations.
- Standardize: own and deliver on post launch review and Customer Feedback, and incorporate feedback into future Project Plans.
- Be accountable for ensuring capacity and capability plans are timely, cost effective, operationally effective and support Customer Requirements.
- Be accountable for identifying opportunities to develop, improve or simplify processes and policies for effective Planning And Scheduling, Supplier Management practices, order fulfillment, Inventory Management and logistics activities.
- Drive Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement initiatives to improve Supply Chain Operations processes.
- Establish a culture focused on Continuous Process improvements aimed at achieving predictability and efficient Supply Chain Operations.
- Manage: Capacity Planning, optimal Production Planning, constraint driven scheduling, logistics/network analysis, Risk Modeling, simulation and modeling of clients Supply Chain Operations.
- Audit: design, present to the Audit Committee for approval, and execute the annual Internal Audit plan, with an appropriate allocation of efforts between Supply Chain Operations and retail operations.
- Manage work with new product Development Teams, sales teams, and others to ensure sufficient Inventory Levels to support all retail, eCommerce, and third party sales.
- Be accountable for implementing robust Planning And Scheduling tools to schedule production and suppliers effectively in a dynamic market with various selling channels and strategies.
- Direct: conduct Root Cause Analysis for inventory discrepancies and lead Continuous Improvement initiatives with the various stakeholders.
- Become a innovative and independent thinker with a focus on Continuous Improvement and an entrepreneurial mentality.
Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Operations Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Operations 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 Operations specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:
- What successful thing are you doing today that may be blinding you to new growth opportunities?
- Who uses your product in ways you never expected?
- Who defines (or who defined) the rules and roles?
- Who needs to know about Supply Chain Operations?
- At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Supply Chain Operations is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?
- How do you know that any Supply Chain Operations Analysis is complete and comprehensive?
- Did your employees make progress today?
- Is there a clear Supply Chain Operations case definition?
- What types of data do your Supply Chain Operations indicators require?
- Do you need to do a usability evaluation?
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 Operations book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Supply Chain Operations 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 Operations Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Operations Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Supply Chain Operations project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?
- Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?
- Project Scope Statement: Will all Supply Chain Operations project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?
- Closing Process Group: Did the Supply Chain Operations Project Team have enough people to execute the Supply Chain Operations Project Plan?
- Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?
- Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Supply Chain Operations Project Plan (variances)?
- Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?
- Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?
- Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?
- Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Supply Chain Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Supply Chain Operations 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 Operations 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 Operations investments work better.
This Supply Chain Operations 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.