Warehousing Wealth

Consumer delight itself is a product of a desired product of high quality and on-time delivery service. Once a product is manufactured, its quality depends on the storage, handling and delivery processes. And all of these are guided and managed through a warehouse. The real value of the product, which is the basic source of…

Synergies of Perspectives in Supply Chain

Opinions and perspectives are vital determinants of decisions in all walks of life. They are physically invisible but manifest themselves through decisions which create physical effects. Democritus, the ancient Greek scholar popularly known as the ‘laughing philosopher’ said, “Nothing exists except atoms and empty space, everything else is opinion”. Thus, the fundamental commonality in existence…

From Dependencies to Cadencies

Any business process comprises various activities and services, co-ordination among which helps achieve the goal of profitability and growth. Activities and processes have dependencies. For example, there is a large number of dependencies in managing supply chain. Every activity in the supply chain is dependent on several factors. Demand variations depend on consumer behaviour. Consumer…

Decisions: Deterrents and Determinants

“Decisions Determine Destiny”, said Thomas Monson, American author and religions leader, considered as prophet by many, who passed away at the start of this year. Aptly and emphatically enough, it summarizes the significance of decision-making in any sphere of activity. Decision-making is dear to some, dreadful to others. While the former enjoy it as a…