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Beyond Collaboration: Supply Chain “Federation”

The idea that large organizations can create a “federated” network, by integrating smaller firms into their network and drive a common purpose is a concept that is emerging as key to global competition. Federation implies common operating procedures, established standards, driving aligned supply chain processes and tacit understanding of how things work. The idea of federated […]

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Partner Success: Ministry Health Care

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“Specifically, from the SCRC’s recommendations, Ministry has implemented an ABC Inventory System and an EOQ model with the following benefits. From the ABC, Ministry implemented a Kan-Ban supply replenishment system to better manage ‘C’ inventory items, resulting in reduction of .5 FTE as well as eliminating over 22,000 wasted steps, in just one of our fifteen hospitals. Furthermore, and most…

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Corporate Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ministry Health Care

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