Why Implement an S&OP process?

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Why your organisation CAN & WILL benefit from implementing and S&OP process   Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) is more often than not, the least understood & utilised aspect within Supply Chain Management. Effective S&OP provides the key communication links for senior mgt. to coordinate the various planning activities within the business.  The objective is […]

Lost Sheep

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Are there any similarities between coaching and being a shepherdess?  On the way home on a sunny afternoon after a great morning with a client, I was driving along, enjoying the sunshine when the car coming towards me flashed their headlights in what I assumed was their way of asking me to slow down.  I […]

KPI’s & Business Metrics

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KPI’s / Business Metrics   Business KPI’s / Business Metrics matter, no matter the size of your business, they MATTER.   KPI’s or BM’s measure how your company is performing or not.  Any business process can be measurable and the measure used needs to impactive, informative, relevant, accurate & timely.   We operate in a […]

Reasons for utilising a Business Coach: no.1

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To brainstorm brilliance There’s a common saying that goes along the lines of, “nobody is smarter than all of us”.  In other words, the collective power of many is far superior to the single power of one.  How many times have you sat down and wondered, right what’s next, what else can I do, what have I […]

Supply Chain & Logistics support for Office Essential

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Today we have joined Office Essential, an organisation dedicated to helping both SME’s and start-up’s finding the right support for their needs. “Office Essential is a one-stop solution for everything your Company will require to reach your potential efficiently and with as little fuss as possible. We have over 15 years experience in business to […]

What is your Supply Chain About?

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Do you manage your supply chain or does your supply chain manage you? Active management and control of your supply chain, will add to cash flow, the bottom line and have a positive affect on your environmental impact. Purely SupplyChain can help with a free no-obligation healthcheck for your business.  This will encompass all facets, […]

Inventory Control & Mgt, key guidelines

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Businesses of all types & sizes suffer issues with stock control & inventory management.  Every business experience variances throughout the operation for a wide variety of reasons, all of which need to be managed in a timely fashion. Effective management of your inventory will not only help with customer service, it is also critical when considering the […]

Forecasting – Why is it so important?

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Forecasting or demand management as we all know is far from a perfect science, but it is absolute necessary for any businesses.  The business forecast affects all facets of the business from Finance to HR to NPD, but particularly Supply Chain.  The Supply Chain function within any organisation, however structured will look to process the business FC in a variety […]