Are you looking for supply chain improvements in all the wrong places? Specifically, are you expecting your ERP system to help you navigate the future? If you’re looking to add significant sums to your bottom line, it’s not the past you need to get a handle on. It’s the
Remember the childhood game of pick-up sticks or spillikins? Well that’s the image that comes to mind when thinking of the complexity of large transportation networks. You can’t see what’s going on, and it’s difficult to
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Not so long ago one of our consultants spotted planners creating scores of small production orders for a packaging line when they actually had large quantities of beer to package. Why?
It could be the name that does it. After all, shouldn’t software with the word ‘planning’ in it actually help you plan? In the case of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, that simply doesn’t
There’s no getting round it: Product mix optimization involves changing the status quo. To complicate matters, there’s
This isn’t ‘optimization technology for dummies’. If you don’t understand optimization, you’re not a dummy. You just
Optimal order promising involves integrating huge amounts of information from various sources. Hardly the kind of thing you can do on the back of a napkin – or is it?