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The Difference Between Total Delivered Cost & COGS

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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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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Total Delivered Cost eBook

While almost every company is concerned about its bottom line, most have very little understanding of how even the smallest change in their supply chain significantly improve or hurt profit margins.  Total Delivered Cost (TDC) is the most complete view of supply chain costs from material sourcing to customer delivery.  Understanding, documenting, and using TDC …
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Add Total Delivered Cost Variances to Manage Your Supply Chain

Freight at Harbor
Add Total Delivered Cost Variances to Manage Your Supply Chain It is often said that you can only improve what you measure. To that end, there has been a lot of progress in performance tracking and activity-based costing over the past 10 years.  With the advent of better activity-based costing, leading companies generate monthly manufacturing …
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A Fresh Approach to Improving Total Delivered Cost

This quarter’s Supply Chain Quarterly features an article by Dr. Alan Kosansky and Ted Schaefer entitled A Fresh Approach to Improving Total Delivered Cost. “Most companies calculate total delivered cost (TDC) based on inaccurate and outdated assumptions. Using optimization technology to more accurately forecast TDC by product and customer will help them to improve both …
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Supply Chain Network Design Software Delivers Total Delivered Cost

Profit Point, a leading supply chain optimization firm, adds total delivered cost and margin at the customer location-product level of detail to its supply chain network design software. Profit Point, the leading supply chain optimization consultancy, today announced the release of an update to Profit Network™, a supply chain network design software that is used by supply …
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FOUR OVERLOOKED OPPORTUNITIES IN SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORK DESIGN

By applying our unique “process of understanding”, Profit Point has used many Supply Chain Network Design (SCND) software tools to deliver exceptional value in strategic and tactical network planning.  Our methods extend beyond the simple use of technology to model and design complex supply chains.  In this article, we examine four of the most overlooked …
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Port Congestion: How to Overcome Supply Chain Delays

2021 has been a difficult year for supply chains around the world. A continuing global pandemic, labor shortages, skyrocketing commodity costs, unprecedented raw material shortages and supply chain delays continue to plague companies that need to transport goods. Ports around the world are now struggling with congestion, and there is no relief in sight. Why …
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Designing Supply Chain Network: 5 Steps for Optimization

Analyse your Supply Chain Network.
Why should I be designing my supply chain network? You’re patting yourself on the back. You’ve sorted through the Marine Shipping chaos. In the face of volatile Marine Transportation rates, you’ve managed to negotiate great prices to transport your North American produced bulk liquid via tank containers to ten Pacific region countries. The contracts are …
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Network Design Analysis

Network Design Analysis
Improving network design could trim 15% off your supply chain costs Our Supply Chain Design and Network Optimization services help you solve complex decisions across sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and utilization. These services assist with identifying total delivered cost (TDC) and developing capital investment plans and asset utilization strategies that will enable profitable growth in a …
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