March 21, 2019
This week, ASCI CEO, Ivan Imparato, welcomes new ASCI Corporate Members; shares his experience at the ASCI Networking Breakfast Series event this week in Melbourne; and challenges members to think about including customer service departments into the S&OP/IBP process.
If you missed the two minute ASCI video launched this week, click here to watch!
March 14, 2019
Ivan Imparato, CEO, ASCI, recaps on his first week at the helm and his take on the ASCI Leadership Series events for International Women's Day.
Article of interest: Three Vs
March 6, 2019
In this new ASCI Lounge podcast series "CEO Update" we hear from Ivan Imparato, ASCI's CEO, on what's happening at ASCI and its progress towards professionalising supply chain management.
According to Henry Brunekreef, President, ASCI, Ivan’s appointment demonstrates the board’s commitment to deliver our vision, mission and strategy, that is, to elevate the Supply Chain Management field as a profession and a professional community in Australasia. You can read more about his appointment on the ASCI website.
Look out for weekly episodes in this series!
March 6, 2019
In this podcast interview ASCI's Monique Fenech interviews Oliver Wight's Managing Partner, Mike Reed, to cover the essentials of a great demand review: what are the characteristics; how statistical forecasts should be used; whats is consensus demand planning; how we should we use assumptions and deal with uncertainty when we plan? A must download podcast!
Attend our upcoming ASCI Networking Breakfast event with Mike Reed on Supply Chain's role in the S&OP Process in Melbourne CBD on 20 March. Register via email@example.com
Further reading is available from the Oliver Wight website when you register for white papers:
- Demand Review – Tell the Story (Colleen Crum)
- Realising the Full Potential of Demand Planing – Parts 1 & 2 (Rod Hozack)
- Effective Demand Planning (Peter Metcalfe)
December 18, 2018
Next time you visit your favourite retailer store, ask yourself why they're located where they are. Matt Copus, Head of Retail Analytics - Australia - for CBRE's Advisory & Transaction Services (Retail) division knows why, and a whole lot more about you, the customer, too. He joins us on the ASCI Lounge to share his 17 years of experience in retail analytics. He tells us how big data and digital channels are combining with more traditional demographic data to provide unrivalled insights that drive revenue growth for clients.
Hosted by Monique Fenech, ASCI
December 3, 2018
Tim Williamson, Regional Director for Logility, shares his views on the obstacles implementing or running advanced analytics; the top business priorities; and how much companies are spending to get analytics right. This 20 minute interview with unpack analytics delivering a seemingly simple way forward for you and your organisation.
To test your analytical ability, attend the upcoming ASCI Networking Breakfast Series to participate in a free advanced analytics workshop for ASCI Members with Tim and clan on 27 February 2019 in Brisbane and 16 April 2019 in Sydney. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fore more information about Logility's solution, head to: https://halobi.com
November 16, 2018
Indrasen Naidoo, Director, Supply Chain System Transformation, Roy Hill (a 55 mega tonne per annum iron ore producer in Western Australia), joins us on the ASCI Lounge to reflect on Roy Hill's roadmap for Intelligent Supply Chain for Assets, highlighting the need for leadership capacity; rethinking flows; and applying expert technology. He presents at Mastering SAP Supply Chain and Procurement 18-20 November 2018, Gold Coast. Further recommended reading:
- The Goal – Elijah Goldratt
- System of Profound Knowledge – Edwards Deming
- Fifth Discipline – Peter Senge
- Industry 4.0 – various publications
- What got you here wont get you there – Marshall Goldsmith
- Transforming your leadership culture – McGuire Rhodes
August 22, 2018
How do retailers, owners and investors respond to the omni-channel revolution in their bricks-and-motar strategy? Darren Searle, Head of Development Australia, LOGOS Group and Christine Miller, Head of Supply Chain, CBRE, join us on the ASCI Lounge to nut out this hot topic.
August 22, 2018
This interview with ASCI Corporate Member, Mike Reed, Oliver Wight Asia Pacific, offers compelling reasons to attend the upcoming Strategy Executive via IBP conference to be held on 17 September 2018 at Pullman Melbourne on the Park. View the program here: https://akolade.com.au/events/strategy-execution-via-ibp/
ASCI is a proud partner of this annual event and ASCI members receive a 10% discount using the Promo code: WFXASCI
Register to the conference at email@example.com
See you there!
August 22, 2018
This is the second in a four part series in response to the ASCI report findings from The State of Supply Chain Management with insights from ASCI Member: Dan Majman, Head of Operations and Supply Chain, Mercator.
We currently live in the era of customer experience and supply chains are required to be more agile and flexible in order to provide a more personalised experience. In addition, supply uncertainty and complexity have created a larger risk profile for Australian supply chains. And, last but not least, physical and administrative automation and digitalisation require more knowledge and understanding of supply chain principles by each of the supply chain operators from the warehouse worker, truck driver, demand planner, inventory planner all the way up to the CEO.So where exactly are we vulnerable?
ASCI Members can request to receive the full report here:http://eepurl.com/duKp9f
To become an ASCI Member, visit https://www.asci.org.au/cta/membership
August 20, 2018
This is the first in a four part series in response to the ASCI report findings from The State of Supply Chain Management where 55% of ASCI Members said they're integrating their production plans across business functions. If you're in supply chain management and supply chain planning roles this spotlight interview on IBP/S&OP with Mike Reed is a must.
Mike Reed is Managing Partner at Oliver Wight Asia Pacific. He has specialist expertise in strategy management, product & portfolio management and Integrated Business Planning/Sales & Operations Planning. Prior to joining Oliver Wight, Mike accumulated 30 years hands-on experience in industry in a variety of production, operations and corporate roles with multi-national firms Unilever, Mars and Simplot.
August 20, 2018
Drawing from its rich 50-year history as a not for profit member-based organisation in supply chain education, ASCI is a neutral entity and well positioned to take on the accreditation representation for the supply chain industry, making available the first evidence-based practitioner registrations for supply chain in Australia. Dr Pieter Nagel, CEO-Professionalisation, ASCI, shares the key points in this interview. To find out more, download our information pack: http://eepurl.com/dwzIE1
May 10, 2018
Daniel Majman is the Head of Supply Chain & Operations at Mercator. Download our podcast to hear about what he will be discussing at the ASCI2018 Conference in the logistics sector and what he is looking forward to seeing. Mercator is the largest supplier of air movement products in the Australian market.
You can visit the ASCI2018 conference website here: http://www.asci2018.com