Responding to COVID-19: Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions with MeRLIN

COVID-19 turned out to be a black swan event that is disrupting the global economy and supply chains unlike any crisis in the last few decades. Empty supermarket shelves and consumers desperate for supplies have become a common sight worldwide. It has put business leaders around the world under immense Continue Reading

Kumar Mallampalli on Linkedin
Kumar Mallampalli

COVID-19 Should Change How We Think About Supply Chain Risk Costs

Eight years ago, I published a post on HBR, that summarized extensive research I had undertaken to understand how risk creates cost in any supply chain. My work was different from most other supply chain risk research in that I was concerned with how risk creates actual, every-day cost in Continue Reading

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Carlos Alvarenga
Advisory Board Member at RheinBrücke IT Consulting

Bring Strategy into Your Sourcing

As businesses today are navigating through a disruptive and turbulent economic climate, they need to strive to adapt themselves to achieve a robust and sustainable supply chain. It is likely that companies can navigate through most of the unpredictable conditions to a great extent if they can intelligently acquire goods Continue Reading

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Kumar Mallampalli

How To Avoid Disruptions In your Supply Chain?

How To Avoid Disruptions In your Supply Chain? Supply Chain disruption is probably one of the biggest fears shared by nearly all manufacturing supply chain planning professionals. Even the most established supply chains may be destabilized due to a myriad of reasons like the recent outbreak of the pandemic Covid-19, Continue Reading

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Kumar Mallampalli

Setting up a high-performance scalable real-time data processing engine

What is the context? We wanted to develop an auction module for our flagship product MeRLIN. An e-Auction by nature is time-bound, where participants from across the globe login and submit their bids. During this period, the system is expected to provide competitive information on the participant’s bids against other Continue Reading

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Viswanathan Srinivasan

Welcome to the adaptive Era of Enterprise Resource Planning

Adative era of ERP

In this dynamic business environment, there is a need for the organisation’s ERP system to be adaptive to changing business requirements. These needs must be recognised and fulfilled efficiently to attain competitive advantage. A Forbes article by Scott D Anthony confirms that “indeed, for leaders to thrive in today’s constantly Continue Reading

Aastha Maheshwari

Checklist to Choosing an ERP System for your Business in 2020

Checklist for choosing the right ERP

Have you decided that implementing an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) or switching to a new one in the New Year could benefit your business and is that the reason you have landed here? Well, congratulations on your decision and the happy news is that you have crossed the first milestone Continue Reading

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Dhanya Arumughom

Is It Time To Upgrade My ERP?

Is-it time to upgrade my ERP

When was the last time you upgraded your ERP (Enterprise Resource System)? We guess most of your answer would be “not in recent memory”. For most of us, the thought of upgrading ERPs is quite daunting, unlike the way we upgrade to the latest versions of apps or even as Continue Reading

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Dhanya Arumughom

Why do you need EPICOR ERP for your Organisation?

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is one of the most critical and biggest IT investments to make for businesses today. It helps them manage their business functions with the help of a centralized and integrated system. Implementing an ERP system allows companies to achieve business process automation and operational Continue Reading

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Dhanya Arumughom

Top 3 Sourcing Focus Areas to look for in 2020

As we welcome an exciting yet challenging 2020, the impact and significance of Supply Chain Optimization in the success of organizations become more evident and prominent However, increased Globalization of Supply chain and associated geopolitics, quality, security and compliance issues continue to pose overwhelming challenges to Supply Chain professionals across Continue Reading

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Viswanathan Srinivasan