Supply Chain Security Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Security 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 991 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 Security improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 991 standard requirements:

  1. Do agreements with suppliers include requirements to address the information security risks associated with the information and communications technology services and products supply chain?

  2. Do your organizations in the supply chain follow good practices to ensure suppliers deliver authorized products and take appropriate actions to secure facilities and supply chain?

  3. How can producer consumer cooperation on long term energy policy, and new technologies be improved to foster energy efficiency and productivity gains in energy supply chains?

  4. How do you encourage adoption of digital tools and sharing data securely across the trading parties so that access to real time data & visibility is accessible for everyone?

  5. Is the category seen as strategically critical to the contracting authority, either in terms of securing critical needs or due to the insecure nature of its supply chain?

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

  7. What impact can, and will, purchasing activities have on the total supply chain – from suppliers suppliers through to customer and beyond – and what value can it add?

  8. What are the patterns of success of companies that have been able to implement and operated effective and affordable supply chain security programs?

  9. Who would have information about the different actors or flows that are assumed to operate in/take place along the supply chain or financial flows?

  10. When your organization is evaluating or purchasing new IT hardware, software, or services, which security considerations are most important?


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 Security book in PDF containing 991 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Lessons Learned: Why does your organization need a lessons learned (LL) capability?

  2. WBS Dictionary: Is authorization of budgets in excess of the contract budget base controlled formally and done with the full knowledge and recognition of the procuring activity?

  3. Procurement Management Plan: Are updated Supply Chain Security project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Supply Chain Security project stage?

  4. Activity Duration Estimates: Do Supply Chain Security project team members work in the same physical location to enhance team performance?

  5. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: If you can not fix it, how do you do it differently?

  6. Change Request: Should staff call into the helpdesk or go to the website?

  7. Variance Analysis: Budget versus actual. how does the monthly budget compare to actual experience?

  8. Quality Management Plan: What is your organizations strategic planning process?

  9. WBS Dictionary: Are the requirements for all items of overhead established by rational, traceable processes?

  10. Scope Management Plan: Is there a formal process for updating the Supply Chain Security project baseline?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supply Chain Security 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 Security 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 Security 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 Security 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 Security 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 Security project with this in-depth Supply Chain Security Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Security 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 Security 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 Security investments work better.

This Supply Chain Security 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.