Supply Chain Management Blog

RoHS in Supply Chain

RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances

RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union on 2002 and restricts the use of six hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. All applicable products in the EU market since July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.

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WEEE Directive in Supply Chain

WEEE stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

The WEEE Directive is a legislation that in conjunction with RoHS, mandates for the collection, recovery and recycling of electronics, and component materials. The WEEE Directive was passed in the European Community (EC) in February 2003.

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Supply Chain Risk: Protect your Business with Risk Management

Supply Chain Risk is defined as the “Conclusions and campaign that have consequences that could negatively affect information or goes within a supply chain”. There was a survey conducted by APICS at its members and customers to analyze the practice of supply chain risk.

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2012 Sales and Operations Planning: Exploring Real-World S&OP Practices in Supply Chain and Operations Management

The technique of developing the tactical plans that provide ability to the management to strategically explicit its business to achieve the competitive advantage on a regular basis by amalgamating client-centralized marketing ideas for new and existing commodities with the administration of the supply chain is said to be S& OP.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: Uncovering the Triple Bottom Line

In order to investigate the different levels of experience and maturity required for sustainability practices and what are the benefits that these practices bring into the organization, APICS conducted a survey over 9000 supply chain professionals. The evolving new technologies and improved processes along with the stakeholder preferences, sustainability has become the integrated process with the traditional supply chain. It is being defined in a better way by means of metrics, performance and global standards across the industries. 

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UN Global Compact Brochure in Supply Chain

The UN Global Compact is the controller platform for the advancement, implementation, and disclosure of authoritative and feasible corporate policies and practices. It seeks to order business practices and scenarios everywhere with ten globally accepted theorems in the areas of Environment, Human Rights and Anti-Corruption.

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UN Global Compact Management Model in Supply Chain

The UN Global Compact Management Model is a dynamic framework developed in consulting with corporate sustainability and management experts, leading people from civil society and academia in the objective of helping companies to obtain high level performances and to create real and everlasting value for the business as well as the society. This model guides the companies of all proportions through the procedure of organizational modification to grasp corporate sustainability by executing the ten principles in day-to-day operations and managerial culture.

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The G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines in Supply Chain

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) was created to make the Sustainability Reports internationally agreeable with disclosures and metrics enabled information so that the stakeholders can access, compare and make informed decisions. In this way, the G4 guidelines provide reporting fundamentals, standard publications and implementation standards for the development of the sustainability reports by organizations regardless of their size, sector and region.

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Security Risk Assessment for Transport Operations: A Practical Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Organisations

Security risks can create a major impact in any business. These security risks can come in any form. Transport operators who anticipate these risks and plans accordingly can recover more quickly than others. Many of the larger transport operators has their own Security and Risk Management system but the smaller and medium sized operators may be less equipped to meet the demands of the security risks when they appear.

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Fudging the Supply Chain to Hit the Number: Five Common Practices That Sacrifice the Supply Chain and what Financial Analysts Should Ask About Them

Supply chain managers and Researchers continue to pursue to integrated supply chain management across the business and companies. Some of the general processes in organizations show that both the sales and financial managers are happy to endure integrated supply chain management for limited targets of greater importance to them.

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