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Two of the largest and most successful companies in the world achieved and maintain their success by mastering the supply chain. Wal-Mart took logistics to new heights, bringing big city, low prices and convenience to rural areas. Apple dominates its chosen markets through innovation but also benefits greatly from a single-minded focus on operational excellence.
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Goodwill is a valuable and amazingly fragile commodity, as dramatically demonstrated recently by Netflix and Bank of America. Both companies made changes that enraged customers and caused many of them to take their business elsewhere.
To a great extent, business success is a result of effective management of operations and resources. That is the focus of APICS — the association for operations management — an international organization with more than 40,000 members. APICS is focused
When the economy is in a down cycle, business professionals basically know what to do: Reduce production, thin out inventories, cut back on expenses, and so on. If they are slow to react to the downward trend, it will take
I recently have noticed several promotions, e-mails, articles, and Webinars focused on Enterprise resources planning (ERP) for small and midsized businesses (SMBs). The overall tone of these messages implies that ERP is the domain of the big companies and is