What is involved in Supply Chain Planning
Find out what the related areas are that Supply Chain Planning connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Supply Chain Planning thinking-frame.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Supply Chain Planning related domains to cover and 122 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Supply Chain Planning, Supply chain, 10 + 2, 2013 Savar building collapse, Booz Allen Hamilton, Child labor, Cocoa bean, Corporate social responsibility, Dynamic programming, End user, Environmental sustainability, Extended enterprise, Facilities engineering, Food safety, Information technology management, Management system, Material cost, Natural resource, Organizational culture, Paper mill, Paper recycling, Raw material, Residual value, Strategic sourcing, Supply-Chain Operations Reference, Supply chain management, Third-party logistics provider, Value chain, Vertical integration:
Supply Chain Planning Critical Criteria:
Audit Supply Chain Planning results and give examples utilizing a core of simple Supply Chain Planning skills.
– To what extent does management recognize Supply Chain Planning as a tool to increase the results?
– What business benefits will Supply Chain Planning goals deliver if achieved?
– What are internal and external Supply Chain Planning relations?
Supply chain Critical Criteria:
Pay attention to Supply chain tasks and find out.
– The pharmaceutical industry is also taking advantage of digital progress. It is using IoT for supply chain security in packaging and tracking of drugs. There are new companies using computer chips in pills for tracking adherence to drug regimens and associated biometrics. Using this as an example, how will we use and protect this sensitive data?
– Think about the people you identified for your Supply Chain Planning project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?
– Now that organizations have fine-tuned human performance, supply chain, operations, processes, cycle time, and other targeted areas, how can they continue to improve performance?
– There is a need to determine where value is added in the supply chain what are the expectations of each stakeholder in the supply chain?
– To change the nature of the relationship in the supply chain where should we go and what leverage opportunity could be applied?
– How do supply chain management systems coordinate planning, production, and logistics with suppliers?
– How can sluggish supply chains be empowered by IoT to make them more transparent and responsive?
– How do we know that any Supply Chain Planning analysis is complete and comprehensive?
– What makes cloud computing well suited for supply chain management applications?
– What are the roles of suppliers and supply chain partners in CRM?
– Do any suppliers in the supply chain have a dominating position?
– Do your supply chain relationships tend to be longeror shorter-term?
– What and where are the value changes in the supply chain?
– What is our current position within our supply chain?
– In HW, SW & Services we source from a global supply chain?
10 + 2 Critical Criteria:
Track 10 + 2 results and secure 10 + 2 creativity.
– Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Supply Chain Planning process?
– Do we monitor the Supply Chain Planning decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?
– Have you identified your Supply Chain Planning key performance indicators?
2013 Savar building collapse Critical Criteria:
Add value to 2013 Savar building collapse tasks and diversify by understanding risks and leveraging 2013 Savar building collapse.
– What vendors make products that address the Supply Chain Planning needs?
– Does Supply Chain Planning appropriately measure and monitor risk?
Booz Allen Hamilton Critical Criteria:
Investigate Booz Allen Hamilton management and ask what if.
– Does Supply Chain Planning systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?
– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Supply Chain Planning that make it risky?
– What are the usability implications of Supply Chain Planning actions?
Child labor Critical Criteria:
Mine Child labor strategies and know what your objective is.
– How can you negotiate Supply Chain Planning successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate client, or a deceitful coworker?
– What will drive Supply Chain Planning change?
Cocoa bean Critical Criteria:
Systematize Cocoa bean decisions and diversify disclosure of information – dealing with confidential Cocoa bean information.
– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Supply Chain Planning models, tools and techniques are necessary?
– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Supply Chain Planning into the services that we provide?
Corporate social responsibility Critical Criteria:
Scrutinze Corporate social responsibility management and correct Corporate social responsibility management by competencies.
– What is the different in meaning if any between the terms Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility?
– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Supply Chain Planning leader?
– What if your company publishes an environmental or corporate social responsibility report?
– Is there any existing Supply Chain Planning governance structure?
Dynamic programming Critical Criteria:
Nurse Dynamic programming leadership and gather practices for scaling Dynamic programming.
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Supply Chain Planning leaders?
– What potential environmental factors impact the Supply Chain Planning effort?
– What is our formula for success in Supply Chain Planning ?
End user Critical Criteria:
Distinguish End user issues and improve End user service perception.
– Time to market improvements. Will the move to cloud computing shorten the time it takes to deliver functional enhancements to end users?
– Does the calibration lab or calibration contractor provide the end user notification of any out of tolerance conditions?
– How do the end users of cloud computing know that their information is not having any availability and security issues?
– From the end users eyes, is it possible for the change to have a major impact on services if problems occur?
– Will the move to cloud computing shorten the time it takes to deliver functional enhancements to end users?
– How does the vendor handle software and hardware maintenance, end user support, and maintenance agreements?
– Will the change have only minimal or no impact on services provided to the end users if a problem occurs?
– Is there a Supply Chain Planning Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?
– Will the change have only minor impact on services provided to the end users if problems occur?
– How do we Improve Supply Chain Planning service perception, and satisfaction?
– Is the change needed to restore immediate service to the end user?
– Will the change be visible only to a small group of end users?
– Will the change be visible to a large number of end users?
– How significant is the improvement in the eyes of the end user?
– Is the change visible to all end users?
– Can all end user classes be identified?
– How do we keep improving Supply Chain Planning?
Environmental sustainability Critical Criteria:
Use past Environmental sustainability tactics and intervene in Environmental sustainability processes and leadership.
– How do your measurements capture actionable Supply Chain Planning information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?
– Which customers cant participate in our Supply Chain Planning domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?
Extended enterprise Critical Criteria:
Reason over Extended enterprise management and drive action.
– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Supply Chain Planning objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?
– Will Supply Chain Planning deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?
Facilities engineering Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Facilities engineering visions and gather Facilities engineering models .
– What are the key elements of your Supply Chain Planning performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?
– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Supply Chain Planning?
– What is the purpose of Supply Chain Planning in relation to the mission?
Food safety Critical Criteria:
Examine Food safety management and find answers.
– What is the total cost related to deploying Supply Chain Planning, including any consulting or professional services?
– What are the long-term Supply Chain Planning goals?
Information technology management Critical Criteria:
Trace Information technology management risks and oversee Information technology management management by competencies.
– Is Supply Chain Planning dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?
– What are the Essentials of Internal Supply Chain Planning Management?
– Is a Supply Chain Planning Team Work effort in place?
Management system Critical Criteria:
Shape Management system goals and finalize specific methods for Management system acceptance.
– Facebook: does using facebook for discussions in an online course enhance perceived social presence and student interaction?
– If we process purchase orders; what is the desired business process around supporting purchase orders?
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Supply Chain Planning agendas for the next 3 years?
– Do we collect and manipulate source data into a mutually agreed upon flat-file specification?
– How might a persons various social network profiles be useful for learning education and or training?
– Funding what, if any, additional funding could be available for this project?
– How do customer relationship management systems provide value for businesses?
– If credit card payments are accepted, do we currently have a payment gateway?
– How many people will you have to participate in the implementation project?
– What is your anticipated go live date with the new application you select?
– Is there a requirement for the student to record course notes online?
– Additional systems we should consider in our analysis?
– Content Does we purchase content from 3rd party vendors?
– What data fields are targeted for migration?
– What are the best P2P tools for distance learning?
– Are we forgetting something important?
– How many e learning systems are there?
– How do we choose an lms?
Material cost Critical Criteria:
Extrapolate Material cost visions and explain and analyze the challenges of Material cost.
– How will we insure seamless interoperability of Supply Chain Planning moving forward?
– Are we Assessing Supply Chain Planning and Risk?
Natural resource Critical Criteria:
Think about Natural resource leadership and probe Natural resource strategic alliances.
– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Supply Chain Planning delivery for example is new software needed?
– How do we go about Securing Supply Chain Planning?
– How can we improve Supply Chain Planning?
Organizational culture Critical Criteria:
Examine Organizational culture planning and find answers.
– What do we need to know, and how do we get the information required to answer this question, especially with regard to our organizational culture, technological roadmap, and where both organizations are moving in the long term?
– How is the way you as the leader think and process information affecting your organizational culture?
– Will the organizational culture support new values of the agile team?
– What are the short and long-term Supply Chain Planning goals?
– How much does Supply Chain Planning help?
Paper mill Critical Criteria:
Explore Paper mill strategies and separate what are the business goals Paper mill is aiming to achieve.
– In a project to restructure Supply Chain Planning outcomes, which stakeholders would you involve?
– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Supply Chain Planning with what users do day-to-day?
Paper recycling Critical Criteria:
Weigh in on Paper recycling engagements and budget for Paper recycling challenges.
– What are your key performance measures or indicators and in-process measures for the control and improvement of your Supply Chain Planning processes?
– Will Supply Chain Planning have an impact on current business continuity, disaster recovery processes and/or infrastructure?
– Is maximizing Supply Chain Planning protection the same as minimizing Supply Chain Planning loss?
Raw material Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Raw material results and mentor Raw material customer orientation.
– Why are Supply Chain Planning skills important?
Residual value Critical Criteria:
Confer over Residual value adoptions and oversee Residual value management by competencies.
– Does the Supply Chain Planning task fit the clients priorities?
Strategic sourcing Critical Criteria:
Learn from Strategic sourcing governance and point out Strategic sourcing tensions in leadership.
– Is the scope of Supply Chain Planning defined?
– Are there Supply Chain Planning Models?
Supply-Chain Operations Reference Critical Criteria:
Participate in Supply-Chain Operations Reference leadership and optimize Supply-Chain Operations Reference leadership as a key to advancement.
– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Supply Chain Planning values?
– Who sets the Supply Chain Planning standards?
Supply chain management Critical Criteria:
Give examples of Supply chain management tactics and slay a dragon.
– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Supply Chain Planning forward?
– How will you know that the Supply Chain Planning project has been successful?
– What is TESCM tax efficient supply chain management?
Third-party logistics provider Critical Criteria:
Use past Third-party logistics provider projects and define what our big hairy audacious Third-party logistics provider goal is.
– Think about the functions involved in your Supply Chain Planning project. what processes flow from these functions?
– What are the barriers to increased Supply Chain Planning production?
Value chain Critical Criteria:
Communicate about Value chain strategies and figure out ways to motivate other Value chain users.
– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Supply Chain Planning project?
– Why is Supply Chain Planning important for you now?
Vertical integration Critical Criteria:
Set goals for Vertical integration strategies and use obstacles to break out of ruts.
– Are assumptions made in Supply Chain Planning stated explicitly?
This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the SCP supply chain planning Self Assessment:
Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
Supply Chain Planning External links:
B2Wise – Supply Chain Planning Applications
SCP (supply chain planning) – Gartner IT Glossary
Supply Planning Software – Supply chain planning
Ad · www.DemandWorks.com/SCM
Supply chain External links:
CaseStack Supply Chain Solutions
myUTS | Enter Shipments and Manage Supply Chain Activity
2013 Savar building collapse External links:
2013 Savar Building Collapse by Anna cruz on Prezi
2013 Savar Building Collapse by Sophia Qureshi on Prezi
Booz Allen Hamilton External links:
Booz Allen Hamilton – Official MapQuest
Booz Allen Hamilton – Official Site
Booz Allen Hamilton Marketing Solutions Catalog – …
Child labor External links:
Child Labor Employment Of Minors: Questions & Answers
Child Labor Hours – DBPR: Home Page
State of Oregon: Child Labor
Cocoa bean External links:
The Cocoa Bean Bakery – We Make Cakes
Black Mountain Chocolate – Handcrafted from cocoa bean …
Cocoa Bean Geneva
Corporate social responsibility External links:
Corporate Social Responsibility – SourceWatch
Corporate Social Responsibility Essays – ManyEssays.com
Dynamic programming External links:
0/1 Knapsack Problem Dynamic Programming – YouTube
algorithm – What is dynamic programming? – Stack Overflow
Dynamic Programming Practice Problems
End user External links:
End User License Agreement
JPRS end user login
VDI Like a Pro – Passionate about End User Computing
Environmental sustainability External links:
Environmental Sustainability – Wells Fargo
Environmental Sustainability | About FedEx
Environmental Sustainability – Warren Wilson College
Extended enterprise External links:
Extended Enterprise Management 2011.0 – Sign In
Extended Enterprise Management 2011.0 – SignIn
Extended Enterprise License | Cradlepoint
Facilities engineering External links:
Facilities Engineering – Cornell University
Home – Association for Facilities Engineering
Facilities Engineering – Defense Acquisition University
Food safety External links:
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals – Official Site
Food Safety Training | TAP Series
Food Safety | Food and Nutrition Service
Information technology management External links:
Information Technology Management DBA Degree …
Management system External links:
[PDF]FIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Policies and …
Learning Management System | LMS | Schoology
WorkAbility Management System
Material cost External links:
Material Cost Analysis – pVelocity
Fixed Price vs. Time-Material Cost | Chron.com
Vinyl Calculator – Material Cost Calculator
Natural resource External links:
Department of Natural Resource Management | South …
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Minnesota …
The 71 Percent | Your Natural Resource For All Things Water
Organizational culture External links:
Organizational Culture and Leadership | gothamCulture
What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?
What Is Organizational Culture? | CultureIQ
Paper mill External links:
Paper Mill Playhouse
Information about Show: The Honeymooners: Paper Mill Playhouse
Recommended show list: Paper Mill Playhouse
Paper recycling External links:
[PDF]Paper Recycling Do’s and Don’ts jessi – Stony Brook …
Racine, WI Paper Recycling Centers – Yellowpages.com
Progress In Paper Recycling – Appleton, WI 54913-7111
Raw material External links:
One World Nutrients, Inc | Supplier of Raw Material
Raw Material | Definition of Raw Material by Merriam-Webster
Residual value External links:
Residual Value – Investopedia
Strategic sourcing External links:
VCCS Strategic Sourcing Jobs Title
Supply-Chain Operations Reference External links:
[PDF]Supply-Chain Operations Reference-model
Supply chain management External links:
Global Supply Chain Management Solutions | Avetta
Logistics Supply Chain Management System
Value chain External links:
The Value Chain Academy | Start
Value Chain – Investopedia
Value Chain: Analysis, Definition & Management
Vertical integration External links:
Vertical Integration: Definition, Examples, Pros, Cons
Vertical Integration – Investopedia
Pioneer Natural Resources – Vertical Integration