In SCM Globe, supply chains are created by combinations of the four supply chain entities – Products, Facilities, Vehicles, Routes. So to build a model of any supply chain involves defining the characteristics of these four entities and then combining them to create the supply chain you are
Supply chain capabilities are guided by the decisions you make regarding the five supply chain drivers. Each of these drivers can be developed and managed to emphasize responsiveness or efficiency depending on changing business requirements. As you investigate how a supply chain works, you learn
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: Timeless Supply Chain Challenges -- Inventory, Location, Transportation, and The Bullwhip Effect. You are head of the largest merchant trading house on the Silk Road. It is the year 210 AD, and the long prosperity of the Pax Romana has created strong demand in the Roman Empire
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Supply Chain Managers Need Good Mental Models for Effective Decision Making -- see the big picture, know what you are doing, and understand why. You have just been promoted to the head of a large trading corporation dealing in olive oil. This company is owned by one of the
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
Imagine there is suddenly a real opportunity to stop the fighting in Syria. After months of tense negotiations and years of carnage, all the parties reach an agreement. But unless this agreement is implemented quickly it will collapse into chaos once again. The diplomats and politicians have reached
Supply chain simulations are usually so complicated only a few experts know how to use them. But SCM Globe simulations are both easy and accurate. That makes them useful to a wide audience of academic, professional and business people. Anyone wishing to teach about supply chains, or analyze the