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The Journal: Supply Chain

Insight and commentary based on 28 years experience in the gritty reality of doing.

The challenge of optimising your inventory

29 Mar 2019

Posted In Supply Chain

Inventory Optimisation means knowing exactly where to invest the next £1 of inventory in order to make the biggest difference to performance.
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Inventory optimisation and artificial intelligence

28 Mar 2019

Posted In Supply Chain

When it comes to inventory optimisation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), also know as Machine Learning (ML) have the potential to create systems which are self-balancing; optimising parameters, as..
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Five trends putting pressure on Inventory Optimisation

22 Mar 2019

Posted In Supply Chain

1. Growing consumer expectations As customers get used to better brand experiences, customer expectations of service levels will also increase. Consumers increasingly
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Transforming Supply Chain Operations

29 Nov 2018

Posted In Supply Chain, Manufacturing

I recently spent time with a UK Headquartered International business that provides support products (and services) to internationally located automotive customers talking about how to transform..
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The challenges of working with smaller suppliers (and how to overcome them)

05 Jul 2018

Posted In Supply Chain, Manufacturing

Whilst they may share the same objectives, supply chains offer different levels of complexity and challenge across sectors. The high volume and high complexity of the automotive sector contrasts with..
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Recognise these five warning signs?...

26 Mar 2018

Posted In Supply Chain, Manufacturing

The ability to sense danger before it occurs is paying dividends for many organisations both in maintaining high performance levels and reducing costs.
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The Secret to Balancing Process and Agility in Manufacturing

21 Dec 2017

Posted In Supply Chain, Manufacturing

We caught up with Alan Kelly, MD of Unipart Expert Practices, earlier this month to discuss the relevance of process and agility in promoting success throughout the supply chains of today—and..
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