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Metrics matter, but what do they really mean and how do we use them to improve performance? Get the details and share your own insights, practical advice and tips. Spend time here to evaluate your supply chain maturity and ask your peers questions.

 

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter Beauty Products

  • 30 August, 2016

Supply Chains to Admire Analysis for 2016 for the beauty industry. L'Oreal is the sector winner and Estee Lauder is a finalist. 

 

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: Household Products

  • 30 August, 2016

Supply Chains to Admire results for Household Products for the Period of 2009-2015. Each year, Supply Chain Insights analyzes companies by peer group to understand which companies are driving the highest levels of performance while also driving improvement.

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: Analysis of Aerospace and Defense

  • 30 August, 2016

Aerospace and Defense data for the Supply Chains to Admire for 2016. No company makes the cut for the Supply Chains to Admire Analysis for 2016. While Boeing drove the greatest improvement, they lag the peer group in inventory turns. 

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: Restaurants

  • 19 May, 2016

Supply chains are becoming more important for fast food restaurants. With a focus on safe and secure supply chains and improving operator efficiency at each outlet, these supply chains are very dependent on suplier relationships.

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Medical Device Industry 2006-2015: A Look at Performance, Improvement and Value

  • 18 May, 2016

Globalization. Compliance. Risk Management. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Patient outcomes. Over the last decade, the number and variety of supply chain initiatives exploded for the medical device leader.

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Pharmaceutical Industry 2006-2015: A Look at Performance, Improvement and Value

  • 18 May, 2016

Globalization. Serialization. Clinical trials. Cold chain operations. Custom drug protocols. Compliance. Risk Management. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). First pass yield. Over the last decade, the number and variety of supply chain initiatives exploded for the pharmaceutical leader.

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Is the Lack of Resiliency in Contract Manufacturing a Risk for the Hi-Tech Value Chain?

  • 21 February, 2016

Article written for supply chain quarterly on contract manufacturing. This is a series of articles on supply chain excellence that is a closer analysis of performance and improvement within an industry for the period of 2006-2014.

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Tenneco Benchmarks Supply Chain Performance

  • 10 February, 2016

Yesterday Tenneco asked for help in setting targets for the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. We are always glad to help companies complete their supply chain financial benchmarks. This is a complimentary service on Beet Fusion. The reason is simple.

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Financial Benchmarking of Johnson Controls

  • 08 February, 2016

Financial benchmarking of Johnson Controls (JCI). Note the comparison to Danaher.

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A Closer Look at Solar Component Companies

  • 05 February, 2016

The Supply Chain Metrics That Matter Analysis of energy and solar panel manufacturers. The analysis compares progess on the effective frontier of growth, cost (operating margin), cycles (inventory cycles), and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). Note the trends.

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A Closer Look at Industrial Conglomerates

  • 05 February, 2016

The Supply Chain Metrics That Matter Analysis of industrial conglomerates. The analysis compares progess on the effective frontier of growth, cost (operating margin), cycles (inventory cycles), and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). Note the trends.

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Time to Rethink Lean?

  • 27 October, 2015

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Supply Chains to Admire Analysis Tables

  • 25 September, 2015

Analysis of the 23 industries on the Supply Chains to Admire Methodology. In each industry, company peer groups are measured on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter for performance factors and the Supply Chain Index. The analysis is for the period of 2006-2014, 2009-2041 and 2011-2014.

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Financial Metrics Analysis of Agro sciences Companies

  • 25 September, 2015

Orbit Chart analysis of Syngenta and Monsanto for the period of 2006 to 2014 on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. Monsanto outperforms Syngenta, but Syngenta is making recent improvement.

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Analysis of J&J on the Metrics That Matter

  • 25 September, 2015

Conglomerate companies that cross over industries are more difficult to benchmark. This includes companies like GE, J&J, and Johnson Controls. In the work on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter, it is unclear where to put them in the analysis.