Sudy Bharadwaj

Sudy Bharadwaj

About Sudy Bharadwaj

Sudy Bharadwaj has over 25 years experience in helping businesses transform operations in a variety of areas and industries. Sudy's current focus for SAP is helping organizations transform direct spend leveraging supply chain and sourcing competencies.

Five Steps To A More Resilient Consumer Goods Supply Chain

22-Apr-2020 | Sudy Bharadwaj

With some parts of the world starting to open up and others still shut down, now is the time to evaluate the steps to manage your supply chain going forward. While many industries can leverage these s

Supply Chain Disruptions: 10,000 Miles Away And 100 Days From Now

16-Mar-2020 | Sudy Bharadwaj

With so much attention on COVID-19, it is prudent to consider how to help manage through uncertainty. First, the key issue is not to think of this “pandemic mitigation”; this is supply chain disru

Connecting Direct Materials And Service To Broader Business Areas

23-Jan-2020 | Sudy Bharadwaj

As direct sourcing gained steam in the 1990s and 2000s, it usually encompassed five critical business areas: design, plan, manufacture, deliver, and operate. Fundamentally, these five areas have no

Putting The CAR-T Before The Supply Chain Horse

9-Oct-2019 | Sudy Bharadwaj

From smartphones to automobiles to knowing who rings your doorbell, society is embracing innovation – permeating nearly every aspect of our lives. But even innovations such as cell and gene therapie

Think “What’s In It For Them” Before Saying “What’s In It For Me”

9-Jul-2019 | Sudy Bharadwaj

Initiatives that involve your suppliers usually are meant to benefit you, since you are the owner of the initiative. Before embarking on technology adventures such as the Internet of Things (IoT), blo

Extending The Intelligent Enterprise Beyond Your Four Walls

7-May-2019 | Sudy Bharadwaj

Life sciences and consumer goods organizations constantly innovate product offerings to improve lives. These advancements, although beneficial, can be costly – in part due to the large extended supp

How Life Sciences Organizations Can “WIP It Good” (Part 2)

23-Jan-2019 | Sudy Bharadwaj

In a previous blog, I mentioned work-in-process (WIP) inventory. One question I hear: Why WIP? Why not raw materials inventory? Why not finished goods inventory? Depending on factors such as your b

How Life Sciences Organizations Can ‘WIP It Good’

22-Aug-2018 | Sudy Bharadwaj

A financial analyst or supply chain professional who is new to life sciences might be tempted to cry when looking at working capital requirements of some life sciences organizations. But such high inv

Four Attributes Of Top Direct-Sourcing Performers

16-Aug-2018 | Sudy Bharadwaj

High-performing sourcing organizations continually achieve direct-spend cost savings. How do they do it? To find out, SAP benchmarked 616 enterprises across 15 industries, using annual savings rate

For Retailers, It’s Back To The Future

9-Aug-2018 | Sudy Bharadwaj

The proliferation of private label, white label, and store brands has caused a fundamental shift in how retailers think and operate from a supply management perspective. Retailers that are focused on