The U.S. Department of Defense is embarking on an initiative to create a more agile and adaptable medical force. Healthcare depends on medical logistics, and military medical logistics needs to change and adapt to handle a future environment characterized by volatility, uncertainty and complexity.
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Maximizing Supply Chain Performance to Increase Company Profits.In the restaurant industry in India, "Spice Max" is a well-known brand of Biryani Masala owned by a company named "Paramount Restaurant" which is very famous for its Hyderabadi Biryani. This delicious food
Supply chain simulation competitions are a good way to teach both supply chain skills and teamwork - a combination much in demand these days. Students practice applying what they learn in readings and lectures to solve problems in realistic supply chain simulations. And the simulations show which
There are two kinds of games:Entertainment games -- games for having fun Serious games -- games for learning real-world skillsEntertainment games and serious games differ in significant ways. In entertainment games simulations are created for entertainment, so modeling the real world is
All supply chain models must be approximations to some degree because making absolutely precise measurements of supply chain entities in the real world is not possible. One can make very precise operating measurements (fractions of millimeters and seconds) at the level of a machine tool making an
You can think of business as a multiplayer game between the supply chains of different companies. To show what we mean, we offer this multiplayer, online supply chain game presented here. This is not a game to merely entertain you; it's a serious game to engage you and help you learn actual supply
Information technology is merging with traditional technologies used in manufacturing and supply chain operations. Traditional technologies such as machines that make products in factories, forklift trucks that move products within warehouses, and vehicles that deliver products to customers are all
A supply chain is an organization composed of many different individual companies that each have their own businesses yet all work together to make and deliver products to different markets and customers. It's one thing to talk about securing the operations of a single company, but what about a