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  • Distribution Channel Design - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    MA Tracy Freeman MBA Robert Handfield Ph D Jeffrey Stonebraker Ph D Don Warsing Ph D SCM Professionals SCM Research Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Distribution Channel Design Distribution Channel Design Published on Jan 19 2011 The planned channels of inventory disbursement from one or more sources to field warehouses and ultimately to the customer There are several levels in the distribution network structure Source APICS 8th edition Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Procurement Process Six Sigma SC Risk Supplier Partnerships SCM Supplier Evaluation Logistics Global Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Procurement E

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/distribution-channel-design (2016-04-30)
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  • Facility Location - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Handfield Ph D Jeffrey Stonebraker Ph D Don Warsing Ph D SCM Professionals SCM Research Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Facility Location Facility Location Published on Jan 19 2011 Location decisions are a basic determinant of profitability in international logistics Decisions on where to manufacture to assemble to store to transship and to consolidate can make the difference between profit and loss Because of international differences in basic factor costs and because of exchange rate movements location decisions are very important Also these decisions involve substantial involvement in fixed assets in the form of facilities and equipment Location decisions therefore can have a continuing impact over time on the company s financial and competitive position As movement towards global manufacturing increases organizations should consider location decisions through total cost analysis which includes activity related costs such as manufacturing transportation and handling as well as inventory holding costs tariffs and taxes Source Christopher M 1998 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Strategies for reducing cost and improving service 2nd Ed New York Prentice Hall Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Procurement Process Six Sigma SC Risk Supplier Partnerships SCM Supplier Evaluation Logistics Global Logistics Logistics

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/facility-location (2016-04-30)
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  • Forecast Error - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Forecast Error Forecast Error Published on Jan 19 2011 The difference between actual demand and forecast demand stated as an absolute value or as a percentage E g average forecast error forecast accuracy mean absolute deviation tracking signal There are three ways to accommodate forecasting errors One is to try to reduce the error through better forecasting The second is to build more visibility and flexibility into the supply chain And the third is to reduce the lead time over which forecasts are required Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/forecast-error (2016-04-30)
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  • Forecast Sharing - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Forecast Sharing Forecast Sharing Published on Jan 19 2011 A supply partnership between a buyer and supplier is based on mutual interdependency and respect and calls for information sharing between the involved parties By sharing its demand forecast with the supplier the buyer benefits in two ways 1 the partner becomes familiar with the buyer s needs and 2 the buyer develops a dependable supply source Forecast sharing allows the supplier to plan for and schedule production efficiently Source Dobler D W Burt D N 1996 Purchasing and supply management 6th ed New York McGraw Hill Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/forecast-sharing (2016-04-30)
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  • Forecasting - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Donavon Favre MA Tracy Freeman MBA Robert Handfield Ph D Jeffrey Stonebraker Ph D Don Warsing Ph D SCM Professionals SCM Research Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Forecasting Forecasting Published on Jan 19 2011 The business function that attempts to predict sales and use of products so they can be purchased or manufactured in appropriate quantities in advance Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Procurement Process Six Sigma SC Risk Supplier Partnerships SCM Supplier Evaluation Logistics Global Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Procurement E Procurement SCM Video

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/forecasting (2016-04-30)
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  • Forecasting Methods - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Forecasting Methods Forecasting Methods Published on Jan 19 2011 Qualitative forecasting techniques An approach to forecasting that is based on intuitive or judgmental evaluation It is used generally when data are scarce not available or no longer relevant Common types of qualitative techniques include personal insight sales force estimates panel consensus market research visionary forecasting and the Delphi method Examples include developing long range projections and new product introduction Quantitative forecasting technique An approach to forecasting where historical demand data is used to project future demand Extrinsic and intrinsic techniques are typically used Graphical forecasting methods The use of visual information to predict sales patterns typically involves plotting information in a graphical form It is relatively easy to convert a spreadsheet into a graph that conveys the information visually Trends and patterns of data are easier to spot and extrapolation of previous demand can be used to predict future demands Trend forecasting models Methods for forecasting sales data when a definite upward or downward pattern exists Models include double exponential smoothing regression and triple smoothing Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/forecasting-methods (2016-04-30)
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  • Globalization - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Subject Matter Experts SCM Faculty Experts Cecil Bozarth Ph D Clyde M Crider MBA Donavon Favre MA Tracy Freeman MBA Robert Handfield Ph D Jeffrey Stonebraker Ph D Don Warsing Ph D SCM Professionals SCM Research Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Globalization Globalization Published on Jan 20 2011 See Currency Conversion Language Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Procurement Process Six Sigma SC Risk Supplier Partnerships SCM Supplier Evaluation Logistics Global Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Procurement E Procurement SCM Video Insights Library SCM Research Production Labor Sourcing SCM Pain Points Supply Chain Sustainability

    Original URL path: https://scm.ncsu.edu/scm-articles/article/globalization (2016-04-30)
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  • Inbound Logistics - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Experts Cecil Bozarth Ph D Clyde M Crider MBA Donavon Favre MA Tracy Freeman MBA Robert Handfield Ph D Jeffrey Stonebraker Ph D Don Warsing Ph D SCM Professionals SCM Research Resources SCM Pro Resources SCM Articles SCM White Papers SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Inbound Logistics Inbound Logistics Published on Jan 19 2011 Following the receipt of materials parts or resale products from external suppliers the subsequent storage handling and transportation requirements to facilitate either manufacturing or market distribution constitute inbound logistics Source Bowersox D J Closs D J Cooper B M 2002 Supply Chain Logistics Management Burr Ridge Boston McGraw Hill See Interplant Transfer Outbound Logistics Categories Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Read the Supply Chain Management Professional Newsletter Read the latest supply chain research articles and news as soon as we post them Privacy Policy Related Articles Reverse Logistics Outbound Logistics Logistics Management Inbound Logistics Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management An Interview with Robert Handfield Global Logistics Q A with John Camp Lenovo Global Logistics Trends Strategies Survey Logistics Information Systems Logistics in China DELIVER China Series Part 5 Driving Logistics Change in the Pharmaceutical Industry Professional Resources SCM Articles SCM Resources SCM Terms Supply Chain Management Basics SCM Basics Tariffs and Tax Primer NAICS Navigator SCM Blog Business Process Outsourcing Forecasting Healthcare Supply Management Supply Chain Analytics SCM Tutorials CPFR Forecasting Inventory Management Procurement SCM Features Hot Topics Lessons Learned Facts Figures SC Security SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Procurement Process Six Sigma SC Risk Supplier Partnerships SCM Supplier Evaluation Logistics Global Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Procurement E Procurement SCM Video Insights Library SCM Research Production Labor Sourcing SCM

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