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APICS certification – What’s in it for you?

How about learning CRP, FIFO, JIT, Kanban, Lean, MPS, Six sigma, TQM via a CPIM or CSCP certification? Have I lost you already? I hope not but if I have, this...
Working in harmony through Integrated Business Planning

Working in harmony through Integrated Business Planning

In the book Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning, George Plossl states the first law of manufacturing: ”All benefits will be directly related to the speed of flow of information and materials.” (See George Plossl,...
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How Cloud Became A Strategic Choice For Demand And Supply Chain Planning

The Cloud Have Some Serious Arguments Key current Supply Chain Management challenges lead us to Cloud Deployments: globalization, increasing organizational complexity, mobile and distributed workforce, connection to IoT data, end-to-end (multi-enterprise) supply...
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Supply Chain Management: the New Art of Competing

The Supply Chain at the Center of Companies' Strategy Supply Chain Management is a major topic for companies in regards to client performance and service levels. History has shown that the best...

Integrated Business Planning – Creating the symphony

The "Silo Effect" We all know the ‘silo effect’ within organisations, with individual departments focusing on their own priorities and not sharing information and working together. Whether this is a conscious decision...
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The Digital Transformation to Stay Competitive – A Wander Story

About Wander Wander AG is a manufacturer of high quality Swiss food and beverage products with successful international brands such as Ovomaltine®, Caotina®, Twinings®, Dawa®, Jemalt® and Isostar®; everyone loves their products....

How can Food & Beverage companies address logistic challenges?

Drive Them Back Up with Improved Supply Chain Planning Over the last several months, food & beverage manufacturers in the United States have experienced logistic challenges that lower their profits. It is...

Magic Quadrant: Refine Your Technology Vendor Research

You have probably heard of industry analysts, however, do you know what they do? Industry analysts carry out market research within an industry such as information technology, consulting or insurance. Their...

What is Integrated Business Planning (IBP)?

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is the way of working to agree & align the objectives of the business. It grows in popularity, however, not all companies understand why it is important...

Good Things Come in Customized Packages

Manufacturers have been dealing with increasing pressure from their respective customers for mass customization for a number of years.  Customers want the flexibility to specify unique characteristics that result in a...