Planning

White Paper Cover: EPIC Global Supply Chain Risk Assessment

EPIC Supply Chain Framework: A Global Risk Assessment & Readiness Resource

EPIC Global Supply Chain Risk Assessment

April 15, 2020
In an increasingly unpredictable world, business leaders can better assess risk by using the EPIC Report and associated EPIC Supply Chain Framework, which measures supply chain readiness from four perspectives: Economy (E), Politics (P), Infrastructure (I), and Competence (C). The authors of this white paper evaluated 64 countries from 10 geographic regions, with a particular focus on how supply chain leaders can manage risk and plan, prepare, and measure supply chain capabilities both globally and for their organizations. This report is must-read information for today’s supply chain decision-makers.
White Paper Cover: End-to-End Supply Chain Planning Framework and Key Concepts: Why Planning is the “Brains” of the Supply Chain

End-to-End Supply Chain Planning Framework and Key Concepts: Why Planning is the “Brains” of the Supply Chain

April 30, 2019
In a world of increasingly complex supply chains, companies must learn to adhere to detailed planning that integrates supply and demand plans at strategic and tactical levels. This study advocates for the central role of planning in global supply chains.
White Paper Cover: Advanced Demand/Supply Integration (DSI) Best Practices: Why S&OP Has Largely Not Been Effective in Last Four Decades

Advanced Demand/Supply Integration (DSI) Best Practices: Why S&OP Has Largely Not Been Effective in Last Four Decades

April 30, 2018
Sponsored by HAVI – A Report by the Supply Chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee
White Paper Cover: New Product Initiative Best Practices: Driving Incremental Value through Proactive Supply Chain Involvement

New Product Initiative Best Practices: Driving Incremental Value through Proactive Supply Chain Involvement

October 1, 2017
Driving incremental value through proactive supply chain involvement. Sponsored by Bush Brothers and Company.
White Paper Cover: The ABCs of DCs - Distribution Center Management: A Best Practices Overview

The ABCs of DCs – Distribution Center Management: A Best Practices Overview

February 1, 2015
Sponsored by Kenco – A Report by the Supply Chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee
White Paper Cover: Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain

Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain

April 30, 2014
Sponsored by UPS Capital – A Report by the Supply Chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee