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SCM Basics

Aug 19, 2021

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. It represents a… 

Sep 13, 2019

Advice to Students Getting Ready for Internship Recruiting Season: Put Away Your Cell Phones!

Editor’s Note: This post is to address a more overarching need and general approach towards professional etiquette, and is not directed towards the use of cell phones during the college’s… 

Apr 20, 2011

A Quick Primer on BPM: Business Process Management

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… 

Jan 11, 2011

Why Do You Need To Know About Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

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… 

Jan 11, 2011

What Do You Need to Know about Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

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… 

Jan 11, 2011

How Do You Do Supply Chain Management (SCM)?

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…