SUPPLY CHAIN RESOURCE COOPERATIVE

  1. Managing Supply Chains in the Cloud

    October 31, 2011
    by: handfield
    categories: Supply Chain Management

    In a recent study, we have interviewed a number of senior executives about their thoughts on the cloud….There is no question that Oracle and/or SAP has a dominant position in the enterprise. It is not like ANYONE is going to be able to dismantle their ERP structure. Anytime it is already in a corporation it […]

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  2. At a recent conference held by Tracelink (Nexus Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, Septmber 2011), Bob Celeste from the GS1 organization shared his views on how the new era of visibility in the healthcare landscape is evolving. Visibility is a term which comprises the entire space including subsets defined as Track & Trace/Traceability. This term can […]

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  3. SRM for large suppliers

    October 6, 2011
    by: handfield
    categories: Supply Chain Management

    SRM is an important element that drives a lot of the right strategic alignment of different initiatives. The key piece is establishing whether this is a tactical activity occurring through supplier managers at the business unit level, or though a category enterprise team. For instance, one of the questions that came up was for a […]

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  4. Over the last eight years, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with many different participants in the healthcare supply chain: drug manufacturers, Group Purchasing Organizations, retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, physicians, consultants, academics, clinical researchers, third party logistics providers, pharmacy benefits managers, and others. Over this period, the level of anxiety has been mounting considerably, culminating […]

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