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Benchmarking Logistics Management and Supply Chains

Let's first have an insight into benchmarking before moving on to benchmarking of logistics management and supply chains What is benchmarking?   Benchmarking could be defined as a systematic comparison of organizational
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Supply Chain Management for Indian Oil

Honeywell India have been involved in Automation of Indian Oil majors, in what is generally considered as one of the largest automation deployment initiatives globally. Just Indian Oil alone means around 10000 distribution outlets and petrol
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Statistical Thinking

The 3rd in a series of articles which deal with the basics of quality management & Six Sigma.   Six Sigma is defined as a process improvement methodology based on statistical thinking. But what is Statistical Thinking? Well it is
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When Murphy Speaks- Listen

This is an eye opening article, 2nd in a series of articles which deal with the basics of quality management & Six Sigma.   Pradeep Kumar ET   George E.P. Box is an acknowledged world leader in the application and
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Six Sigma made Simple

If there is a problem at hand and the solution is known, one should just go fix it, but if the solution is not clear, we can use a six sigma approach to solve the same. ‘Six Sigma’ can be defined as a disciplined methodology of
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Local Thinking, Global Sourcing

Sourcing from India and back is happening in a frenetic manner but there are very few case studies documented on electrical or electronics industries. A myriad of documented stories have been done on certain high profile industry sectors like
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It's still raining projects!

International real estate consultant firm Jones Lang LaSalle’s shows Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi to be the top three investors’ choices for real estate investment in 2005 The recent April showers which continued through May, has
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E-enabling your supply chain

We gathered a panel of experts to discuss the supply chain management conundrum and how the SMEs are adapting and adopting it. The panelists had their reservations and concerns but were agreeable on the fact that globalisation is surely and
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Re-Engineering Quality in Emerging Service Industry

The Product Quality initiatives will keep getting sidelined unless a Quality business environment that catalyses the growth is cultivated. Most people dismiss quality as another corporate jargon to be paid lip service to . But in the service
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People, the key to quality

Investment in quality assurance and human resource insures high business standards Recently our doctor referred my wife to a leading lab at Bangalore for a blood check. After the test, the lab report indicated that she would have to be on