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  • Logistics Information Systems - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    methods are considered to be at the heart of an information system Logistics information systems are a subset of the firm s total information system and it is directed to the particular problems of logistics decision making There are three distinct elements that make up this system the input the database and its associated manipulations and the output Logistics The Inputs The inputs are data items needed for planning and operating logistics system obtained from sources like customers company records and published data and company personnel Logistics The Database and Its Associated Manipulations Management of the database involves selection of the data to be stored and retrieved choice of the methods of analysis and choice of the basic data processing procedures Logistics The Outputs The outputs of a logistics information system include summary reports of cost or performance statistics status reports of inventories or order progress exception reports that compare desired performance with actual performance and reports that initiate action Output can also be in the form of documents such as transportation bills of lading and freight bills Source Ballou R H 1999 Business Logistics Management 4th ed Upper Saddle River New Jersey Prentice Hall Categories Logistics Logistics Definition 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 Related Articles 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 Management Logistics Information Systems Logistics in China DELIVER China Series Part 5 Driving Logistics Change in the Pharmaceutical Industry The Logistics of the Relief Supply Chain Help for Tsunami Victims The Increasing Necessity for Reverse Logistics Driving Change in

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  • Introduction: Inventory Management Models : A Tutorial - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    SCM SCRC Director s Blog SCM Tutorials SCM Video Insights Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Article Library Introduction Inventory Management Models A Tutorial Introduction Inventory Management Models A Tutorial Published on Feb 03 2011 by Cecil Bozarth Ph D Professor of Operations Supply Chain Management INTRODUCTION Learning Objectives Tutorial Outline Learning Objectives By then end of this module you will be able to Describe the functions and drivers of inventory Distinguish between independent demand and dependent demand inventory items Discuss the basic workings of two classic independent demand inventory models Period review Perpetual review systems Calculate the economic order quantity EOQ and reorder point ROP for a perpetual review system Tutorial Outline Functions drivers of inventory Independent vs dependent demand inventory systems Two classic independent demand systems Period review Perpetual review systems EOQ reorder point and safety stock analysis Categories SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain SCM Tutorials Inventory Management 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 FUNCTIONS AND DRIVERS OF INVENTORY Inventory Management Models A Tutorial INDEPENDENT VS DEPENDENT DEMAND INVENTORY SYSTEMS An EXAMPLE Inventory Management Models Tutorial ECONOMIC ORDER QUANTITY EOQ MODEL Inventory Management Models A Tutorial PERIODIC REVIEW SYSTEM Inventory Management Models A Tutorial PERPETUAL SYSTEM Inventory Management Models A Tutorial SAFETY STOCK ANALYSIS Inventory Management Models A Tutorial REORDER POINT FORMULA Inventory Management Models A Tutorial REFERENCES Inventory Management Models A Tutorial SUMMARY Inventory Management Models A Tutorial 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

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  • SCM Resources - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Resources SCM Basics Summary Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment CPFR A Tutorial By Cecil Bozarth Ph D Posted 01 31 2011 Summary CPFR has its roots in Efficient Consumer Response ECR but goes further by formalizing the planning sales and order forecasting and exception handling activities The CPFR process model consists Categories SCM Resources SCM Tutorials CPFR List of Trade Unions Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 List of Trade Unions 1 Benelux Economic Union Benelux Note acronym from Belgium Netherlands and Luxembourg Established 3 February 1958 effective 1 November 1960 Aim to develop closer Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer List of International Trade Agreements Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 List of International Trade Agreements 1 African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States ACP Group Established 6 June 1975 Aim to manage their preferential economic and aid relationship with the Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Additional Readings on Taxation Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Additional Readings on Taxation Standard sources on government finance More advanced works Useful works on the historical development of fiscal thought Academic thinking about tax policy Overviews of tax systems Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Trade Prohibitions Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Trade Prohibitions 1 Prohibited trading partners The Office of Foreign Assets Control OFAC of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Trade Agreements Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Trade Agreements 1 MFN Most Favored Nation FTA Free Trade Agreement Other Applications of FTA MFN The most favored nation MFN clause binds a country to apply to its partner Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Harmonized Tariff Schedules Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Harmonized Tariff Schedules International trade has been facilitated by the use of harmonized tariff schedules Trading countries have agreed on the classification of goods by use and standardization of the Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Tariffs Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Tariffs Tariffs Transit Duties Export Duties

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  • (SCM) Supply Chain Management Terms & Definitions - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Management Definitions Terms Information Flows SCM Topics Globalization See Currency Conversion Language Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows I Inbound Logistics 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 Industry Standards An industrial standard is a uniform identification that is agreed on Industrial standardization can be defined as the process of establishing agreement on uniform identifications for definite characteristics of quality design performance quantity service etc 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 Relationships Information Sharing A strategic partnering relationship between suppliers and buyers is characterized by a willingness to be open and to share forecasted demand and cost data as well as the benefits resulting Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Information Technology The technology of computers telecommunications and other devices that integrate data equipment personnel and problem solving methods in planning and controlling business activities Information technology provides the means for collecting storing Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Insource vs Outsource The act of deciding whether to produce an item internally or buy it from an outside supplier Factors to consider in the decision include costs capacity availability proprietary and or specialized knowledge quality considerations skill requirements volume and timing Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Relationships Interplant Transfer The shipment of a part or product by one plant to another plant or division within the corporation Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Inventory 1 Those stocks or items used to support production raw materials and work in process items supporting activities maintenance repair and operating supplies and customer service finished goods and spare parts Demand Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Inventory Management Systems Software applications that permit monitoring events across a supply chain These systems track and trace inventory globally on a line item level and notify the user of significant deviations from plans Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows SCM Topics Inventory Management Supply Chain Inventory Positioning Inventory positioning refers to the selective location of various items in the product line in plant regional or field warehouses Inventory positioning has a bearing on facility location decision and therefore must be considered in the logistics strategy Source Ballou R H 1999 Business Logistics Management 4th ed Upper Saddle River New Jersey Prentice Hall Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows J Joint Venture An agreement between two or more firms to risk equity capital to attempt a specific business objective Source http www apics org Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Relationships L Language Differences in culture language dialects or terminology may result in miscommunication and cause problems While both parties may think that they understand what the other party has said a true Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Lead Times Cycle Times 1 A span of time required to perform a process or series of operations 2 In a logistics context the time between recognition of the need for an order and Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Lean Manufacturing A philosophy of production that emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources including time used in the various activities of the enterprise It involves identifying and eliminating Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Legal Issues Purchasing law has been primarily developed from laws regarding contracts In order for a contract to be valid four conditions must be present 1 Parties with full contractual capacity should Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Relationships Logistics Information Systems Converting data to information portraying it in a manner useful for decision making and interfacing the information with decision assisting methods are considered to be at the heart of an information Categories Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows Logistics Management Logistics management is the process of strategically managing the procurement movement and storage of materials parts and finished inventory and the related information flows through the organization and its marketing Categories Logistics Logistics Definition SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows M Maintenance See Preventative Maintenance Total Product Maintenance TPM Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Manufacturing See Lean Manufacturing Manufacturing Layout Strategy Reverse Logistics Order Management Scheduling Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Manufacturing Layout Strategy An element of manufacturing strategy It is the analysis of physical capacity geography functional needs corporate philosophy and product market process focus to systematically respond to required facility changes driven by organizational strategic and environmental considerations Source http www apics org 10th ed Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Physical Flows Market Analysis See Business to Business Channel Management Customer Relationship Management CRM Customer Value Promotions Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Information Flows N Negotiation Negotiation is a process of formal communication where two or more people come together to seek mutual agreement over an issue or issues Negotiation is particularly appropriate when issues besides Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Relationships New Product Development See Lead Times Cycle Times Supplier Integration in New Product Development Categories SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Relationships O Operating Policies and Procedures Definitive statements of what should be done in the business and a formal organization and indexing of a firm s procedures They are usually outlined in manuals which are printed and distributed to the appropriate functional areas Source APICS 8th ed

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  • The Basics of Supply Chain Management (SCM) - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Library SCM Insights Polls SCM Topics SCM Research SCRC Articles Library SCM Basics Basics of Supply Chain Management A Quick Primer on BPM Business Process Management By Cecil Bozarth Ph D Posted 04 20 2011 The concept of business process management BPM for short has been around for a number of years now but just what does it entail What are the major activities and Categories SCM Features Hot Topics SCM Resources SCM Basics Why Do You Need To Know About Supply Chain Management SCM By Robert Handfield Ph D Posted 01 11 2011 Supply chain management is as much a philosophical approach as it is a body of tools and techniques and typically requires a great deal of interaction and trust between companies Categories SCM Resources SCM Basics What Do You Need to Know about Supply Chain Management SCM By Robert Handfield Ph D Posted 01 11 2011 The first thing one needs to understand is that SCM doesn t replace what we ve learned about management over the last 50 years it builds upon it The analogy that a Categories SCM Resources SCM Basics How Do You Do Supply Chain Management SCM By Robert Handfield Ph D Posted 01 11 2011 A firm s SCM efforts start with the development and execution of a long term supply chain strategy Among other things this strategy should Identify what supply chains the firm wants to Categories SCM Resources SCM Basics What is Supply Chain Management By Robert Handfield Ph D Posted 01 11 2011 What is Supply Chain Management The concept of Supply Chain Management is based on two core ideas The first is that practically every product that reaches an end user represents Categories SCM Resources SCM Basics SCM Supply Chain Management Definitions Terms Supply Chain View from the

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  • SCM Tariff and Tax in International Trade - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 List of International Trade Agreements 1 African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States ACP Group Established 6 June 1975 Aim to manage their preferential economic and aid relationship with the Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Additional Readings on Taxation Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Additional Readings on Taxation Standard sources on government finance More advanced works Useful works on the historical development of fiscal thought Academic thinking about tax policy Overviews of tax systems Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Trade Prohibitions Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Trade Prohibitions 1 Prohibited trading partners The Office of Foreign Assets Control OFAC of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Trade Agreements Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Trade Agreements 1 MFN Most Favored Nation FTA Free Trade Agreement Other Applications of FTA MFN The most favored nation MFN clause binds a country to apply to its partner Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Harmonized Tariff Schedules Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Harmonized Tariff Schedules International trade has been facilitated by the use of harmonized tariff schedules Trading countries have agreed on the classification of goods by use and standardization of the Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Tariffs Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Tariffs Tariffs Transit Duties Export Duties Import Duties Tariffs 1 A tariff or customs duty is a tax levied upon goods as they cross national boundaries usually by the government Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Taxes Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Taxes Ad Valorem Supplemental Taxes Value added Summary Ad Valorem 1 Any tax imposed on the basis of the monetary value of the taxed item Literally the term means according to Categories SCM Resources Tariff and Tax Primer Glossary of Terms Tariff and Tax in International Trade By Winston Cockburn MBA 05 Michael Johnston MBA 05 Steven Edwards Co Director SCRC North Carolina State University Posted 01 15 2011 Glossary of Terms Common Market

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  • SCM NAICS Navigator - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    SCRC Industry Partnerships SCRC Partnerships Industry Partnership Partner Successes Our Partners Executive Education Shelton Leadership SCM Concentrations MBA Ugrad Concentrations SCM Concentrations Jenkins MBA SC Fellows SCRC Scholars Student Testimonials SCM Faculty Experts SCM 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 Articles Library SCM NAICS Navigator SCM NAICS Navigator Articles Supply Chain View from the Field Blog Robert Handfield Supply Chain Management Articles Library Supply Chain Executive Training 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

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  • Learn the CPFR Model Collaborative Planning, Forecasting & Replenishment - SCM | Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) | North Carolina State University
    Ph D Posted 01 31 2011 References CPFR Overview http www vics org committees cpfr CPFR Overview US A4 pdf VICS has also put together two business process guides of direct interest to GSK that build upon the generic model DC replenishment collaboration http www vics org standards DC Replenishment Collaboration Business Process Guide Final pdf Retail event collaboration http www vics org standards Retail Event Collaboration Business Process Guide pdf Categories SCM Tutorials CPFR CPFR Model 1 Strategy and Planning Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment CPFR By Cecil Bozarth PhD Posted 01 31 2011 CPFR Model 1 Strategy and Planning What Does CPFR Strategy and Planning Involve Collaboration Arrangement Steps Collaboration Arrangement Output Joint Business Plan Steps Joint Business Plan Output What Does CPFR Categories SCM Tutorials CPFR Organizational Implications Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment CPFR A Tutorial By Cecil Bozarth Ph D Posted 01 31 2011 Organizational Implications Conventional Organizational Roles New Organizational Roles under CPFR Category Management Category Management 5 Components 1 Pricing 2 New Product Launch 3 Category Dynamics 4 Competitive Cross Category Analysis Categories SCM Tutorials CPFR CPFR Model 4 Analysis Performance Assessment and Collaboration Collaborative Planning Forecasting By Cecil Bozarth Ph D Posted 01 31 2011 CPFR Model 4 Analysis Performance Assessment and Collaboration Performance Assessment Overview Resolving the Exceptions May Require a Negotiation How Collaboration Is Built into the Model CPFR Collaborative Roles Performance Categories SCM Tutorials CPFR CPFR Model 4 Analysis Exception Management Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment By Cecil Bozarth Ph D Posted 01 31 2011 CPFR Model 4 Analysis Exception Management CPFR Analysis Exception Management Overview Identify forecast exceptions Identify the exceptions Resolve the exceptions Exception Management Output CPFR Analysis VICS CPFR Mode Monitor Categories SCM Tutorials CPFR Summary Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment CPFR A Tutorial By Cecil Bozarth

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