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Demand Planning – ‘BIG THREE’

[vc_row row_scroll_icon="no" content_aligment="center"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]The Big Three Once you are over the psychological barrier to forecasting that turns ‘the art of the impossible into the art of the possible’ and you are ready to try harder then we need to turn to how to try harder. This...

Nicola Finn
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Vendor Scheduling

[vc_row row_scroll_icon="no" content_aligment="center"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Vendor Scheduling "Is Vendor Scheduling in horse racing form terms SFSF" (Started, Farted, Slipped and Fell)?     The concept of Vendor Scheduling was developed alongside MRPII (ERP) principals and Lean/JIT thinking back in the 1980’s/90’s. The basic premise is to provide the Vendor/Supplier with stable and...

Nicola Finn
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The Churn and People of S&OP and IBP

[vc_row row_scroll_icon="no" content_aligment="center"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]The Churn and People of S&OP and IBP I have been involved in the development of S&OP and IBP since the mid-80s. Despite S&OP/IBP never being a meeting, or even once the ‘5-Step’ process was developed a series of meetings, I have heard...

Nicola Finn
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Queues – Waste or Tool?

“work in progress’ is badly named because it should be called ‘work not in progress’”...

Nicola Finn
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From CIM to Twin

"The key focus of digital twin is to exploit 3-D data and simulation deeper into the business"...

Nicola Finn
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Meet the New Boss

"The challenge for many CEOs is now to repatriate activity or redesign supply chains...

Dave Manning
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Lessons from the Titanic

"Perhaps if we as a business community can learn the lessons from the Titanic, Covid-19 and Big Mac...

Dave Manning
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Results of European Innovation 2019

Results of European Innovation 2019. “The increase in performance has surpassed the United States for the first time”...

Nicola Finn