Skin ADV

Supply Chain Topics

Topics > English > Supply Chain Optimization  

Supply Chain Optimization

The Point of View of Quintiq


The verdict is in – and has been for quite some time: Supply chain optimization is adding significant value to companies in a wide range of industries.

Many of the world’s most successful organizations now regard supply chain optimization and advanced decision support as their ‘secret weapon’. Optimization empowers companies to make more effective decisions, based on insights on order volume, delivery times and resources available.

Here a few reasons why:
- An aluminum company reduced inventory by between 50 and 60 million euros.
- A catering company was able to achieve on-time deliveries almost 100% of the time.
- A logistics company reduced total operating costs by 12% – a huge saving that went straight to its bottom line.
- A metal company took its delivery performance from less than 50% to over 90%.
- An airport slashed flight delays by synchronizing the deployment of ground staff with flight schedules – in real time.

But supply chain optimization isn’t just about dollars and cents. Sophisticated planning and optimization also keep employee satisfaction high by enabling individual preferences to be reflected in rosters, and ensuring that overtime is distributed fairly.
So how can you tell if your supply chain would benefit from optimization?

Here are the top four signs:
(1) Does planning require a lot of effort and attention?
(2) Does planning take place in silos?
(3) Are there frequent violations of plans?
(4) Could disruptions be handled better?

Click below to expand each question

 


read more >>
(external link)





-------------------------------------
Would you like to add your standpoint for this topic?
Contact SCM Portal at info@scm-portal.net

--------------------------

Please find hereafter some documents of interest related to "Supply Chain Optimization". To refine this search, please select or change your language of interest.


Language Filter

1 - 5 of 264
Pages (53)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]

DOCUMENTS
 

A look at the impact to the physical distribution supply chain of North American businesses when outsourcing to China and India. A study by Capgemini and ProLogis aims to identify...


Driven largely by the impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the resulting effect on trade with major economies, Capgemini Consulting’s analysis shows that levels...

With rising customer expectations and companies less willing to hold finished goods inventory, industry and market leaders are struggling to find ways to improve efficiency while...


Manufacturers have spent decades learning how to make and assemble their products according to Lean principles. Through what has become a process of continuous change and...


The top 4 pitfalls of S&OP implementations
- Big bang vs. Step-by-step – which works best?
- What is the most common S&OP "solution" and why...



1 - 5 of 264
Pages (53)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 9 Aug 2023
Decline in manufacturing performance softens in July
   Source: S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...


Education
 

Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

'Digitalization and the supply chain: Where are we and what's next?'

The report reveals that new technologies and solutions are developing at a fast-pace and disrupting industries on multiple fronts, with supply chains struggling to keep up. The global survey of nearly 350 supply chain...