Supply Chain Planning: Much has been written about businesses adopting Lean principles and transforming a company into a Lean Enterprise. Has your company adopted Lean principles?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Planning Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Planning related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Supply Chain Planning specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Planning 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 746 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 Planning improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 746 standard requirements:

  1. Much has been written about businesses adopting Lean principles and transforming a company into a Lean Enterprise. Has your company adopted Lean principles?

  2. 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?

  3. What would be the best way to streamline safety stock levels across the organization using supply chain planning techniques?

  4. How has your organization influenced visibility, consumer behavior, competition, and speed though the use of IT in its supply chain?

  5. Does your company require minimum logistics capabilities from suppliers, carriers, and third party logistics providers?

  6. If the demand planning/forecasting function reports through VP of Supply Chain, how is sales input incorporated?

  7. To what extent have homeland security measures affected the day-to-day logistics operations in your company?

  8. What type of integrated information system has been implemented by your company to link functional areas?

  9. Materials, storage, and shipment of products so that demand requirements are satisfied at least cost?

  10. What are the obstacles for implementing centralised supply chain planning?

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 Planning book in PDF containing 746 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Supply Chain Planning 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 Planning Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Planning Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Supply Chain Planning project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. WBS Dictionary: Does the sum of all work package budgets plus planning packages within control accounts equal the budgets assigned to those control accounts?
  2. Cost Management Plan: Is there any form of automated support for Issues Management?
  3. Procurement Audit: Are risks in the external environment identified, for example: Budgetary constraints?
  4. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: What is the stakeholders power and status in relation to the Supply Chain Planning project?
  5. Procurement Audit: Are the responsibilities of the purchasing department clearly defined?
  6. Procurement Audit: Are there procedures to ensure that changes to purchase orders will be updated on the computer files?
  7. Scope Management Plan: What are the risks that could significantly affect the resources needed for the Supply Chain Planning project?
  8. Procurement Management Plan: Does the detailed work plan match the complexity of tasks with the capabilities of personnel?
  9. Team Member Status Report: Are the organization’s Supply Chain Planning projects more successful over time?
  10. Cost Management Plan: Is the Supply Chain Planning project schedule available for all Supply Chain Planning project team members to review?

 
Step-by-step and complete Supply Chain Planning Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supply Chain Planning project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supply Chain Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Supply Chain Planning project with this in-depth Supply Chain Planning Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Planning 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 Planning 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 Planning investments work better.

This Supply Chain Planning All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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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.