Supply Chain Goal Setting


Departments have their own organizational structure, leadership styles, cultures, performance measurements, and more. However, the customer is only satisfied when the value-add from each department and supplier integrates into a holistic process. […]

Supply Chain Goal Setting2019-03-01T11:36:38-05:00

What Is Supply Chain Management?


Supply Chain Management (SCM) can be defined as the management of materials and information as they move in a process from suppliers to manufacturers to other Caterpillar facilities, distribution centers, and dealers. […]

What Is Supply Chain Management?2019-03-01T11:35:01-05:00

KPIs and Distribution Center Maintenance


With the demand of individual online orders accelerating, distribution centers are struggling to maintain their ability to service store fulfillment orders. This growth has distribution centers running 24/7 just to keep up, putting strain on the equipment and limiting time for repairs. […]

KPIs and Distribution Center Maintenance2015-09-23T08:52:07-04:00

The True Cost of Spares Procurement


  Nobody wants to spend more money than necessary.  I’m sure everyone can relate to trying to save money on purchases such as gasoline, insurance, cell phone service, groceries or travel and accommodations for that vacation you’ve been planning all year.  It makes sense to shop around for the best deal on a vehicle or [...]

The True Cost of Spares Procurement2015-07-14T08:56:44-04:00

Spares Management Inventory Accuracy


Organizations spend big bucks maintaining equipment.  How many times have you heard that a critical piece of your equipment is down, and the spare part needed isn’t in stock or can’t be found in the warehouse?  A robust Inventory Spares Management program will ensure the ability to find the right part exactly when it is [...]

Spares Management Inventory Accuracy2015-07-07T10:52:21-04:00
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