Our 2017 Top 10 Blog Posts … So Far!

Top 10 List

It’s been 6 months since we launched supplychaingamechanger.com.  Our goal has always been to share experiences and expertise.  The site has evolved.  The number of categories has continued to grow.  And the response has been absolutely tremendous. We can now present our 2017 Top 10 Blog posts.

In that time Supply Chain Game Changer was also selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs on the Internet.

So we thought that this would be a good point at which to share a list of the 2017 Top 10 Blog posts that we have published so far.  We would be remiss if we didn’t also thank the phenomenal Guest Bloggers who have given us such great content.

So here is the 2017 Top 10 Blog List, so far …

10. World Class Inventory Turnover Breakthrough (Infographic)

Inventory Management is a critical element in running an efficient Supply Chain.  We have achieved some remarkable results by applying a set of Change Leadership principles and techniques.  In this infographic we describe this approach at a high level and depict some of the great results we have seen.  One of our great Supply Chain solutions.

9. Change Leadership – Ground Rules for a Game Changing High Performance Organization

At the heart of a High Performance Organization is a culture whose ground rules for behavioural norms enable attainment of game changing results.  We discuss 9 different “Ground Rules” or behaviours that will put you on the path to creating, or sustaining a High Performance Organization (HPO).

8. Global Process Excellence – 10 Signs you should Reboot your Lean Program!

A Lean improvement program is critical for driving continuous improvement in your organization. But it can atrophy? Does your program need a reboot?  There are telltale signs that your Lean Program may not be what it is supposed to be.

7. Freight and Logistics – Do you have Hidden Freight Costs?

Do you have hidden Freight costs? In many cases much of this actual cost is hidden and not readily visible to your company. Here we discuss many of the signs and potential areas of freight costs that may not be readily visible to you.

6. Inventory Turnover Breakthrough – Define and Manage the Levers!   

Inventory Turnover Breakthrough can be achieved by thinking about the processes which control the rate at which inventory moves in and out of your company.  This was our first breakout blog post and is truly at the core of the great success we have had in driving Inventory Turnover performance improvement.

5. Are you prepared for the On-Shoring Migration to the U.S.?

The Economic, Monetary and Political environment raises prospects for on-shoring of work in the U.S. by local and international companies.  This is our first Guest Blog on our Top 10 List.  It is an absolutely superb contribution from Tony Giovaniello.

4. Omnichannel vs Multichannel:  How many E-Commerce Fulfillment Solutions do you have?

Omnichannel Fulfillment requires a company to provide customers with a myriad of fulfillment solutions so that they get delivery however they wish.  There is confusion between what is Omnichannel and what is Multichannel E-Commerce Fulfillment support.  Where do you stand?  What are your Supply Chain solutions?

3. Inventory Turnover Breakthrough – A Formula for Achieving Game Changing Results!

The Formula for achieving Game Changing results in Inventory Management or any other challenge or transformation is laid out right here.  This can only be accomplished by taking a comprehensive, holistic approach and with the application of Change Leadership techniques.

2. Lean Transformation in Retail – Value  Stream Mapping your Current State Process!

Value Stream Mapping is a key technique in Lean to drive tremendous process improvements. Read how we applied this in Retail in a company new to Lean.  While we may take for granted how important Value Stream Mapping is this blog introduces us to the profound impacts that Lean can have on an organization.

1. What’s the difference between Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Infographic)

The terms Logistics and Supply Chain Management are often used interchangeably but there are significant distinctions between what is meant by each term.  This blog was our first Infographic and our highest viewed Blog.  Our thanks to Argentus for providing this content.

2017 Top 10 Blog Posts

First of all we’d like to thank everyone for your support.  We hope you enjoyed our 2017 Top 10 blog posts.  It has been fun to create and share this content.  While we have many more ideas and topics to publish on Supply Chain Solutions we welcome any and all of your ideas.  The website has a “Guest Blog Form” on the sidebar which we encourage you to use.

Thanks again for you generous support!

Originally published on July 11, 2017.