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Inbound Materials Inventory Optimisation, Manufacturing

Locations: WE.

Industries: Industrial & Engineering.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

An example of applying supply chain analytics to right-sizing inbound materials inventory levels for a complex job shop manufacturing process. An in-depth case study sheet is also available for download here. Challenge The main concern of this manufacturing business was high investment in inbound materials. The manufacturing process was a  complex job shop environment in which […]

Spare Parts Supply Management, Engineering

Locations: WE.

Industries: Industrial & Engineering.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

An example of utilising supply chain analytics for spare parts supply management and inventory optimisation in engineering. An in-depth case study sheet is also available for download here. Challenge The engineering business has to manage a complex situation of supplying parts for first time construction as well as ensuring spare parts are available for repairs […]

Inventory and Transportation Costs Optimisation, Retail

Locations: WE.

Industries: Retail.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

An example of using supply chain analytics for inventory optimisation and reduction of transportation costs in retail. An in-depth case study sheet is also available for download here. Challenge This international retailer was struggling with high levels of inventory in stores and central depots, but in the wrong mix for the rate of sales. Its […]

Stabilising Production Plan with Analytics, Industrial Manufacturing

Locations: WE.

Industries: Industrial & Engineering.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

  An example of how supply chain analytics has been utilised for creating a stable plan by applying production wheel planning. An in-depth case study sheet is also available for download here. Challenge Despite having relatively predictable demand and high inventories, this industrial manufacturer still suffered occasional shortages of items and had to change production […]

Part of the Team

“Enchange advisors have become accepted almost as part of our own staff and are widely respected in our organisation. It is rare to find consultants of this calibre who can travel at short notice, demonstrate an awareness of local business conventions and integrate effectively with management and operatives while introducing new methodologies that gain immediate acceptance.”

Senior Vice President
FMCG Multinational

Supply Chain Analytics to Improve Inventory Availability, Automotive

Locations: WE.

Industries: Automotive.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

  An example of using supply chain analytics for investigating and identifying the cause of poor inventory availability at a European tyre company. An in-depth case study sheet is also available for download here. Challenge A European automotive tyre company was suffering from inventory availability issues in a key market.  The demand profile was steady […]

Supply Chain Analytics, FMCG, Global

Locations: WE.

Industries: FMCG.

Supply Chain Areas: Supply Chain Analytics.

Project Background In a team including Enchange consultants, this project launched the Concentra Supply Chain Analytics Tools, now developed into SupplyVue: The Initiative. A leading global FMCG company undertook a supply chain improvements programme across 150 markets. The goal was alignment of operational activities with company strategy. The Problem. The organisation identified KPIs & targets, but […]