Very often, supply chain issues become apparent in poor customer service levels, with customer complaints, missing or poor forecasts, the wrong or too much stock, inefficient production lines, too many change-overs, inadequate production and/or stock planning, or processes that are too labour-intensive. There often also seems to be a disconnect between the marketing & sales and the operations departments, even though everyone is trying really hard. If this is the case and if, at the same time, there’s a lack of adequate (tactical and operational) management information, it’s time to step aside and review your supply chain from a different, Bolder angle.
Comprehensive communication is an essential part of any successful transformation and, as such, I’d like to share some best practices which, in my opinion, will help every executive to ‘get it right’.
Google, Spotify, AirBnB, Facebook: all companies that are seen as winners in the current economy and mostly people see them as companies that are top of the bill in the area of data. Which is true, but .........
It’s time to embrace the Human Factor as the contributor to value creation, rather than seeing it as a cost or cash-out item! What makes employees different from financial stakeholders? Employees are the “brains and the muscles that make the company run” while financial stakeholders provide the means for the company’s value creation.