Introducing Reports 2.0

We have completely redesigned our reporting tools to include new features such as:
• 3D Graphs
• Sample Size
• Year-Over-Year-Trending
• Redesigned Filters


Announces New Consortium for

Third Party Logistics

Service Providers

Benchmarking and Best Practices help you put the pieces together.

See the benefits of free and paid membership in the
Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium and start creating
breakthrough opportunities in your supply chain's performance.


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Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium is a leader in benchmarking and best practices for all your supply chain management needs.  Measure your performance against peers and best-in-class companies, from material handling to product support and everything in between.

We believe smart supply chain leadership begins with benchmarking.  Incorporating benchmarking into your corporate strategy creates an awareness of what others are doing, broadens thinking beyond day-to-day responsibilities, and offers successful processes created for real world implementations.

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium offers a variety of exclusive tools and data to surge to the next level.  From ranking your business and identifying improvement areas through our scorecards, our customizable tools will give you the competitive advantage you need in today's dynamic environment.

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Stay connected to the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium by joining our LinkedIn group.  You will get the latest news, report updates, articles, research, event announcements and more benchmarking and best practices resources.  Members can network with peers through discussion and comments.

Latest Supply Chain Consortium Updates

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
In Part I of this series we discussed the culture, values, and expectations from best in class planning. We concluded that planning encompasses all of the best thinking at the time the plan is created to develop a roadmap for organizational alignment. When planning is at its best, the team aligns around a common value vision to help navigate uncertainty. Read more.
White Papers
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Integrated Business Planning (IBP) sits at the heart of many organizations as the management process that runs the entire business. The real power of IBP is in enabling effective decision making to control the future direction of the company. Read more.
Monday, January 09, 2017
Learn wny every company needs a supply chain strategy, the components of a successful strategy, and how it is managed. Follow along with the advanced solutions workshop in this detail report. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
In the healthcare sector cost cutting is fast becoming a daily mantra, as organizations from pharma to medical products all look for ways to maintain profit margins in the face of lost patents to new healthcare reimbursement levels. However, in the supply chain simply cutting 10% of costs is not as easy as taking 10% of labor out of the process. Quality and control must not be comprised; however, process waste should not be ignored as a target for improvements. An approach of eliminating unnecessary steps, inventory, and in building the right network starts with inbound materials and flow through customer shipments. Opportunities can be found in all areas of the supply chain, but first we have to understand all the major parts of our internal supply chain. Read more.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Learn more about the DC, FC and DC/FC Metrics Survey Report. Read more.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Planning is often a misused term to describe the internal discussion that should be had to align the vision for a long term focus. Read more.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
The "singles day global shopping festival" breaks sales records and lays the foundation for "new global retail" model. Read more.
Tompkins International Blog
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Just as advanced supply chain planning was reaching for new heights, for example, real progress in expanding Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) to integrated business planning, from functional process planning models to Advanced Planning Systems (APS), from simple data analysis to advanced analytics, and from network analysis to network designs for fulfillment, along comes the “big bang” the Digital Era. Read more.