Variation or Variability is production’s enemy number 1. Unfortunately, lack of knowledge and understanding of these processes leads to common error.
The world is becoming increasingly customer-centric and consumers are becoming more and more demanding. This is supported by rapid advancement… Read more Demand Planning’s role and it’s link to variability
I attended a SAPICS webinar with Carol Ptak yesterday and this prompted me to burst into print on this topic… Read more FLOW Before Cost
Businesses now have 2 challenges in the coming months and years after Covid-19. Clawing back market share Generating Cash flow… Read more Why you should consider change in your business operations
We now have light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s not the 3:30 express masquerading as Covid-19. The… Read more Change for the good of South Africa.
Manufacturing and Supply Chain processes don’t function in only one direction. As systems, they are bi-directional and the flow of information is as important as the flow of product.
The questions on everyone’s minds at the moment. What is the world going to be like after Covid-19? How are… Read more SURVIVING IN THE “NEW NORMAL”
2 things happened this weekend that triggered this post. First, I watched an interesting webinar with Rob O’Byrne from Logistics… Read more Identifying causes of margin erosion
FLOW protects cost, Cost doesn’t protect FLOW.
The innovations are designed to work together to minimise variation, reduce the lead time to customer, ensure stock is available in each of the buffers to support a 95%+ Customer Service level at the optimal inventory level with the highest return on capital employed (ROCE)