Zero Inventory Business

February 17, 2017

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Yes, this is possible we have been helping clients add products to their portfolio that allows lead time of supply to be shorter then lead time of demand.  This results in negative working capital. The key to sustaining and growing this concept is an S&OP culture, mindset and enabling tools and process A nice article […]

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Cloud computing has risks… Your S&OP Should not be restricted to the Cloud

February 15, 2017

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A Inc. we created S&OP solutions in early 2001 for large clients like Siemens. We continue to offer this hybrid solution approach of world class patented technology with rapid impact consulting to our clients. Our approach has been to avoid the pre-ordained business models of pure software or pure consulting and especially to look with […]

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US Mfgr / Supply Chain message to Trump Adminstration

February 1, 2017

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Here is a quickly written “feedback” I wrote to Editor of Supply Chain Digest couple weeks back.  Please let me know how you feel about this patriotic leverage of S&OP / Supply chain for US advantage / job creation ?   Recent PR published     YOUR FEEDBACK More the great Feedback we received on […]

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Why S&OP Planning is a Solution not “Software”

January 23, 2017

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Lora Cecera Forbes Article why JDA (old i2 and Manugistics) and SAP supply chain software not used. Lora talks about 9 recent large clients with large investments in JDA and SAP don’t use and plan in spreadsheets ? My experience for decades is nearly every planner prefers a spreadsheet working surface vs. some contrived unique […]

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SupplyChain Trend Interview on S&OP

November 27, 2016

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Had the pleasure to speak with Niels of SupplyChain Trend blog on S&OP.  Link here to his blog S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5   Read more on how S&OP is like running your business looking forward vs. backward looking accounting data…

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Postponed Manufacturing Could Be Key To President Trump’s Goals

November 12, 2016

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This is in response to Dan Gilmor’s recent editorial on  “The Trump Supply Chain” weekly First Thoughts !  Great job bringing it up… lets help the policy create real value from the talk !!!  http://www.scdigest.com/firstthoughts/16-11-11.php?cid=11516 A tease at a REAL policy that we think works to accomplish many of Trumps (Make America Great Again  – […]

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Interview with Supply Chain Brain at Gartner conference “Secret Sauce of S&OP”

September 11, 2016

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An interview couple years back with Supply Chain Brain at Gartner Supply Chain Conference.   We think even more timely knowledge today !   Call us as we can provide simple strategy to full execution of strategic advantage S&OP / supply chain services http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/index.php?id=5032&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=17830   Divulging the ‘Secret Sauce’ of S&OP By: SupplyChainBrain October 09, […]

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