Sourcing Strategies

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R.G. Barry, a leading developer and marketer of accessory footwear, lacked real-time visibility into production schedules at its factories. As a result, the company built more safety stock, required long lead times, and could not quickly update customers on the status of their orders. Find out how a new Web-based global sourcing solution helped R.G. Barry free up cash and minimize the risk of carrying excess inventory.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), New Generation Computing, Inc., Apparel Manufacturing
As the use of basic sourcing strategies has reached saturation levels with certain categories, enterprises must utilize advanced sourcing strategies across a wider range of categories to deliver the same results.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Decision Making, Direct Material Sourcing (DMS), E-procurement and Requisitioning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, SAP
By understanding exactly how global sourcing strategies impact margins, retailers can develop creative product categories that push margins and profit higher.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Direct Material Sourcing (DMS), Global Logistics Solution (GLS), International Trade Logistics (ITL), Order Management, Strategic Sourcing Solutions, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), TradeStone Software
name = TEC_WP; Intentia Presents: an Action Plan for Building a Lean Supply Chain in the Apparel Industry by Intentia International --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Lean supply chain management and lean sourcing strategies are relatively new to the apparel industry, generating more talk than broad implementation to date.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Intentia International, Apparel Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
First, Rohm and Haas wanted to adopt common global processes to increase efficiency, and implement smart sourcing strategies.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Production and Supply Planning, SAP, Chemical Manufacturing, Information, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Manufacturing
However, rising costs have forced companies to diversify their sourcing strategies and evaluate lower-cost options, such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and India.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Customer Service and Support, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC
Such infrequency of analysis is not sufficient given today global sourcing strategies that create more supply and lead time variability.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Distribution and Warehousing, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Production and Supply Planning, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Infor, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
Once they win the bid, the company must maintain tight controls on resource efficiencies and costs by means of sourcing strategies and project management.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), Regulatory and Compliance, Risk Management, Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management, Standards and Compliance, Sage
Global Sourcing Both internal and external sourcing strategies are critical to the success of a global professional services firm, and work and resources need to flow across boundaries.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Business Process Collaboration, Business Process Outsourcing, Competitive Intelligence, Customer Service and Support, Networking, Practices and Business Issues, Professional Services Management, Project and Process Management, SAP
Since material cost is the dominant cost, significant opportunities for reduction lie in analyzing current spending and devising effective sourcing strategies for material.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Business Performance Management (BPM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Infor
With the SAP Spend Analytics application, procurement departments can realize measurable cost savings and align sourcing strategies with organizational goals.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Best Practices, Business Performance Management (BPM), IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, Regulatory and Compliance, Strategy, SAP
Manufacturers have implemented onshore and offshore sourcing strategies that have been met with various levels of success.
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Return on Investment (ROI), Software Selection, Technology Evaluation Centers
Enterprises will again need clear, credible, and reliable strategic sourcing strategies and management in order to plan for and engage the competencies (people
Related to Sourcing Strategies: Human Capital Management (HCM), Human Resources, Personnel Management, Recruitment Management, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent
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