Agile Supply Chain Software Implementation

Supply Chain Software Implementation
For decades, companies have tried and failed at supply chain software implementation that meet tangible business objectives. Supply chain software must be implemented in an iterative approach to deliver the right value to your processes, schedule, and bottom line. Profit Point’s white paper on Agile Supply Chain Software Implementation details: • Why traditional supply chain …
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Supply Chain Challenges during the Retail Recession

Supply Chain Challenges
Last summer we were having dinner with some friends. One of the people at the table worked for DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee’s. He proceeded to tell us about the current initiative to redo the cooking equipment in all Applebee restaurants with wood-fired grills. They were going to introduce wood fired steak, chicken, pork …
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Do you feel as if you are running faster and faster just to keep up?

Do you feel as if you are running faster and faster just to keep up?
I just finished a book on the swirling times we are in, called Thank you for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman.  In it Mr. Friedman pauses to reflect on the forces currently reshaping our world. With the tumultuous, confusing, threatening, forces of advances in technology, (due to Moore’s Law), Globalization of the Market, and Climate …
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The Synergy Between Self-Driving and Electric Vehicles

The Synergy between Self-Driving and Electric Vehicles
Big Trends in Land-Based Modes of Transportation There are 2 big trends that are happening right now in the development of future land-based modes of transportation.  The first is the development of autonomous, self-driving vehicles and the second is continued work in perfecting electrically powered drive trains for cars and trucks. Obstacles to Widespread Adoption …
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A Day in the Life of a Profit Pointer

Debugging Custom Software
Supply Chain and Development Expert, Steve Cutler There is always some buzz or excitement around Profit Point. Some days, we are developing custom software for a customer or working on a Supply Chain Optimization solution. On other days, we are testing an unusual solution to an existing problem. Here’s one day that I’ll never forget! 7:00 …
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Do You Have a Strategy to Reach the Top?

Supply Chain Network Modeling Software
How you get from the bottom to the top is often considered as important as getting to the top at all.  To climb solo is risky business. Using supply chain network modeling software without assistance can also be risky. Before starting your next venture, ask Profit Point to collaborate with you and your team as …
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The Difference Between Total Delivered Cost & COGS

How to determ the Supply Chain TDC for your products.
Total Delivered Cost (TDC) is the amount of money it takes for a company to manufacture and deliver a product. However, we have observed that many companies do not make the best use of TDC in their supply chain planning process because of three common errors or oversights. First, many of them use a historical …
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Jeff Greenfield

“Profit Point is a key partner for us in developing supply chain optimization planning engines. Their thought leadership and technical expertise has been instrumental in our journey to develop systems and tools that allow us to achieve optimality in our supply, inventory, transportation and distribution costs, while meeting our customer service targets.” Jeff Greenfield Director …
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Should you build an internal supply chain network design competency?

Should you build an internal supply chain network design SCND) competency?
I recently read an e-book published last month by Llamasoft, a large supply chain network design software provider, suggesting that companies build their own internal supply chain design (SCND) competency (using the authors’ software, of course).  Without a doubt SCND is critical to a well-functioning cost-efficient supply chain and is an integral part of the …
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Total Delivered Cost eBook

Unlock Hidden Profits with Total Delivered Cost
Why do some companies insist on losing money? In this eBook, we will outline the methodology for harnessing and properly applying TDC in your supply chain. We also share stories about how companies have used it to increase their profitability by up to 15%. This content is Password Protected. Please contact us for access.
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