Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Management Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Management related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Supply Chain Management specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Management Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals…
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 636 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supply Chain Management improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 636 standard requirements:
- Are you committed to making the necessary investments in terms of infrastructure, training and education to develop the necessary lean supply chain management culture, structures and tools?
- Do you have in place a comprehensive set of prioritized improvement initiatives driven by the overarching (and related enabling) practices governing lean supply chain management?
- Decision-making is at the core of supply chain management. Do your analytical models aid in decision-making to questions such as what transportation option should I use?
- Some people may be left out — How do you decide who should be involved in crafting the enterprises vision, goals and objectives pertaining to supply chain management?
- If your company participates in a supply chain management or logistics strategy, what do you believe is the major reason(s) for establishing this strategy?
- Have you developed a system of metrics for developing your internal supply chain management capabilities as well as for evolving a lean supplier network?
- Supply Chain Management: Does the item have anticipated or historical subtier supplier problems (e.g., cost, quality, delivery)?
- Do you have any relations or information exchange with other companies who are doing freight forwarding for military?
- How do ERP systems supporting Supply Chain Management and Customer Relationship Management provide a foundation for eBusiness?
- What procedure governs supply chain personnel recruitment (e.g., advertising, short-listing, first interview, etc)?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Supply Chain Management book in PDF containing 636 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Supply Chain Management self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Supply Chain Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Management areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Supply Chain Management Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Supply Chain Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Supply Chain Management project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Risk Audit: What programmatic and Fiscal information is being collected and analyzed?
- Risk Audit: Will safety checks of personal equipment supplied by competitors be conducted?
- Communications Management Plan: What steps can you take for a positive relationship?
- Decision Log: Do strategies and tactics aimed at less than full control reduce the costs of management or simply shift the cost burden?
- Team Operating Agreement: Do you listen for voice tone and word choice to understand the meaning behind words?
- Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?
- Initiating Process Group: How well did the chosen processes fit the needs of the Supply Chain Management project?
- Cost Baseline: Has the actual cost of the Supply Chain Management project (or Supply Chain Management project phase) been tallied and compared to the approved budget?
- Procurement Audit: Does the procurement function/unit have the ability to negotiate with customers and suppliers?
- Scope Management Plan: Is there a Supply Chain Management project organization chart showing the reporting relationships and responsibilities for each position?
Step-by-step and complete Supply Chain Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Supply Chain Management project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Supply Chain Management project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Supply Chain Management project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Supply Chain Management project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Supply Chain Management project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Supply Chain Management project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Supply Chain Management project with this in-depth Supply Chain Management Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Supply Chain Management projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Supply Chain Management and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Supply Chain Management investments work better.
This Supply Chain Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.