Visibility Augmentation Analytics

A supply chain leader is responsible for enhancing organizational productivity and operational efficiency through sourcing, manufacturing, delivery and aftermarket services. This requires continuous visibility. Not just at every stage in the supply chain, but real-time visibility every instant. This real time supply chain visibility can only be achieved through integration of the various entities, technology…

All the way

The previous post on tactical solutions to logistics problems in India was a sequel to its predecessor on how there is yet a long way to go. This one goes further. Another way, if you will, showing the shining star in global economy, to go all the way. Investments in Logistics usually only seem to give…

Treading Tactically

With our government granting infrastructure status to logistics, the scope of the sector expanded to include multimodal logistics parks, cold chain and warehousing facilities, urban public transport, roads, highways and bridges, ports, shipyards, inland waterways, airports, railway tracks, tunnels, viaducts, stations and adjoining commercial infrastructure. This welcome move notwithstanding, the scope of problems too increases…

Way to go, yet a long way to go

Ability of an organization to compete effectively in global markets is mainly determined by the quality, the price and the speed of delivery of goods and services from producer or provider to consumer. And competition forces businesses to operate at highest possible efficiency levels across functions to avoid losing market share to competitors. That efficiency…

Transformation

Pondering as I have been over the purpose and achievability of Business Transformation initiatives, seldom have I seen any measurable tangible results springing forth from it. Many of them, in fact quite contrarily, have ended up springing a leak. It is a double whammy – massive budgets wasted on unproductive assets and resources only escalating…

Wrestling with Walloping Wastage

No, this is not just about Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). That is an exhaustive subject in itself. MSW generation levels are expected to double by 2025. Problems in supply chain management, infrastructure capacity constraints and associated costs in Solid Waste Management (SWM) seem to be severely snowballing into increasingly insurmountable proportions. According to a World…

Simply Simple

World we live in today and to a large extent are responsible for having created, is full of complexities. Various kinds of unkind complexities! There are complexities in politics as there are in economies and so there are in trade, banking and commerce as well. There are complexities of one kind in manufacturing a product…