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Aug 062017
 

How the Tesla Model S is Made

See how the Tesla Model S is made and the innovation behind it.  Elon Musk is the man behind Tesla.

Leadership, CEO and Supply Chain Information.

Elon Musk and Tesla Quotes

“The path to the CEO’s office should not be through the CFO’s office, and it should not be through the marketing department. It needs to be through engineering and design.” ~ Elon Musk, CEO Tesla

“I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” ~ Elon Musk

“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” ~ Elon Musk

“I would just question things… It would infuriate my parents… That I wouldn’t just believe them when they said something cause I’d ask them why. And then I’d consider whether that response made sense given everything else I knew.” ~ Elon Musk, co-founder of Paypal

“A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. I do want to recognize a ton of super-talented people. I just happen to be the face of the companies.” ~ Elon Musk

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Aug 062017
 

Stephen Hawking’s Presents Amazon Robotics

Amazon Robotics are constantly being improved to continue to improve the customer experience through automation.  The Amazon Supply Chain is one of the best in the world.  Get a peak how Amazon robotics improve the online giants supply chain.

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Supply Chain Automation Quotes

  • “Buzzwords or the future of supply chain? Internet of Things, Big Data, Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Augmented Reality, Deep Learning.” ~SupplyChainToday.com
  • “Here are a few key supply chain trends you may want to research: Internet of Things (IoT), 3D Pringing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Deep Learning and Drones.” ~SupplyChainToday.com.
  • “Lets go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.” ~ Steve Jobs
  • “All we are doing is looking at the time line, from the moment the customer gives us an order to the point when we collect the cash. And we are reducing the time line by reducing the non-value adding wastes.” ~ Taiichi Ohno
  • “It is impossible to improve any process until it is standardized. If the process is shifting from here to there, then any improvement will just be one more variation that is occasionally used and mostly ignored. One must standardize, and thus stabilize the process, before continuous improvement can be made.” ~ Masaaki Imai
  • “Want to be on the cutting edge of supply chain innovation? Research Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.
  • “To automate you should first be sure processes are standardized and documented.” ~EverythingSupplyChain.com.

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Aug 042017
 

Tim Cook Quotes CEO Apple

  • “The reality is, is that we love competition, at Apple. We think it makes us all better. But we want people to invent their own stuff.”  ~Tim Cook
  • “Price is rarely the most important thing. A cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy is gone.” ~Tim Cook
  • “Some people see innovation as change, but we have never really seen it like that. It’s making things better.” ~Tim Cook
  • “We’re very simple people at Apple. We focus on making the world’s best products and enriching people’s lives.” ~Tim Cook
  • “We care about every worker in our worldwide supply chain… What we will not do – and never have done – is stand still or turn a blind eye to problems in our supply chain. On this you have my word.” ~Tim Cook
  • Too often people think about intuition as the same as relying on luck or faith. At least as I see it, nothing could be further from the truth. Intuition can tell you, of the doors that are open to you, which one you should walk through. But intuition cannot prepare you for what’s on the other side of that door.” ~Tim Cook
  • We have to make sure, at Apple, that we stay true to focus, laser focus – we know we can only do great things a few times, only on a few products.” ~Tim Cook
  • “There’s this thing in technology, almost a disease, where the definition of success is making the most. How many clicks did you get, how many active users do you have, how many units did you sell? Everybody in technology seems to want big numbers. Steve [Jobs] never got carried away with that. He focused on making the best.” ~Tim Cook
  • “There are times in all of our lives when a reliance on gut or intuition just seems more appropriate—when a particular course of action just feels right. And interestingly I’ve discovered it’s in facing life’s most important decisions that intuition seems the most indispensable to getting it right.” ~Tim Cook
  • “Creativity and innovation are something you can’t flowchart out.” ~Tim Cook
  • “We have to make sure, at Apple, that we stay true to focus, laser focus – we know we can only do great things a few times, only on a few products.” ~Tim Cook
  • “Companies that get confused, that think their goal is revenue or stock price or something. You have to focus on the things that lead to those.” ~Tim Cook
  • “Apple has always had the discipline to make the bold decision to walk away.” ~Tim Cook
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Aug 042017
 

Facebook Supply Chain Discussion

Would like to share some great discussions that are happening in our Facebook Supply Chain Community.  Would be great if you could add to the discussion.  The more people who are participating the more valuable the discussions become.

What attributes can be used to determine the performance of a supplier?

What have you done to improve your supply chain knowledge in the last 6 months?

What is the difference between Logistics and Procurement?

Could someone please explain reverse Logistics?

Guys i need some suggestions. I have been offered admission in MBA supply chain and M.S.C.M (Masters of Supply chain management).  I have to select one program….

How will artificial intelligence be used in supply chain?

If a person has the experience and capability to do a job does a degree matter?

What advice would you give to someone just starting in supply chain?

What is the worst excuse you have heard from a company for not delivering on-time?

What are people’s thought about Big Data in the supply chain? How can it be used?

What are the strategies we could use to be an efficient & effective Supply Chain company?

What are your thoughts on how drones will impact Logistics in the future?

What trends have the biggest opportunities for Supply Chain?

What is your favorite quote? Feel free to add more than one.

What companies do you admire most because of their supply chain?

What Supply Chain trends should people be researching?

What reasons have you heard why a supplier has to raise their prices?

What advice would you give to someone just starting in supply chain?

What part of a car would supply Chain be? And if you want to elaborate that would be great.

What would be the impact of BlockChain technology on the supplyChain!

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Aug 032017
 

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Aug 012017
 

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Aug 012017
 

Here are supply chain and business quotes from great business minds.  Let us know what your favorite Supply chain and business quotes might be.

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams

Leadership quote by John Quincy Adams

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas Edison

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  • “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” ~ Henry Ford
    • “I am planning…” “I want to…” “I have this idea to…” unless you are taking action your ideas are just that, ideas.  You are not going to build a reputation based on your ideas if your ideas are never implemented.
  • “The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.” ~ Warren Buffett
    • This is one of my favorite quotes and others like it.  Anyone can make things complex, but it takes a special person to make things simple.
  • “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”  ~ Bill Gates
    • You happy customers are going to agree with what you are doing which makes it difficult to know what to change.  Your unhappy customers are going to tell you what isn’t working so you know what to change.
  • Hope you are liking the supply chain and business quotes.
  • “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali
    • If you aren’t taking risk you most likely aren’t stretching yourself.
  • “Success seems to be connected with action.  Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”  ~ Conrad Hilton
    • What actions are you taking to reach your goals?  What actions are you doing to improve your knowledge in supply chain or whatever discipline you may be in?
  • “If anything goes bad, I did it.  If anything goes semi-good, we did it.  If anything goes really good, then you did it.  That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you.” ~ Paul Bear Bryant.
    • Although Paul Bear Bryant was a football coach, this quote can be applied to business and supply chain in so many ways.  Great example to show how a leader should lead.

Multiple supply chain quotes

“One secret of success in life is for a man (or woman) to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Supply Chain Benjamin Disraeli quote

“High expectation are the key to everything.” ~ Sam Walton

Sam Walton Walmart Supply chain and business quotes

  • “Supply chains are everywhere. From the biggest company in the world to running your househould. We all have supply chain experience even if we don’t know it.” ~ Dave Waters
  • “If your supply chain runs without many problems you either have a great supply chain or running very fat.” ~ EverythingSupplyChain.com
  • “Supply Chain is like nature, it is all around us.” ~ EverythingSupplyChain.com

Supply Chain and business quotes. Supply chain is like nature, it is all around us.

  • “If your supply chain runs without many problems you either have a great supply chain or running very fat.” ~ EverythingSupplyChain.com
  • “Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action.” ~ Joseph M. Juran
  • “A good rule in organizational analysis is that no meeting of the minds is really reached until we talk of specific actions or decisions. We can talk of who is responsible for budgets, or inventory, or quality, but little is settled. It is only when we get down to the action words-measure, compute, prepare, check, endorse, recommend, approve-that we can make clear who is to do what.” ~ Joseph M. Juran

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Jul 262017
 

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Jul 262017
 

Domino’s First Company To Deliver Pizza By Drone

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