Why we live by continuous improvement

Let’s face it; the only constant in life is change. Furthermore, that sentiment rings especially true in the world of business, particularly in relation to the digital supply chain and demand planning systems. Technology evolves, new data systems become available, products become modernised, employees grow, and customer demands become greater too. Consequently, then, if your…

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Serving the Market Free of Charge

Serving the Market Free of Charge Supply Chain Precision is the trading website for Demand Solutions (Europe) Limited We have all heard the term; “we are living in unprecedented times”. What does that mean to your demand plan today and tomorrow? Businesses are struggling today to balance demand with resources. Demand Curves all over the…

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Key Skills of the Dynamic Supply Chain Professional

No matter where you look, there’s no shortage of online articles and guides that talk about the key skills every supply chain professional needs to have.  More often than not, this advice is wishy-washy at best.  That’s not a dig at the people providing this advice, it’s just a comment on the type of tips…

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The Benefits of Accurate Digitised Supply Planning (II)

The Theory Of Constraints – Five Focusing Steps In our first Theory of Constraints blog, we examined the purpose of the theory, where it came from and the many benefits it has for lean manufacturing. Didn’t see it? Catch up here before reading this blog. Now, as a second step, we will explore in more…

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The Benefits of Accurate Digitised Supply Planning (I)

What Is The Theory Of Constraints And How Can It Make Manufacturers Money? Identifying potential bottlenecks in your supply chain, in-house manufacturing processes or route to market is nothing new for a growing production business. But taking this basic common-sense approach to running a tight ship and evolving it into a set of processes carefully…

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The Benefits of the Digital Supply Chain

SUPPLY PLANNING – MAN VS MACHINE When it comes to supply planning, you may be highly experienced in micromanaging large numbers of moving parts. You may be meeting demand and you might be managing budgets just fine. But are your methods agile and cost-effective? Do you meet demand by the skin of your teeth or…

Is out of date stock hitting your bottom line?

During one of our recent meetings with a prospective customer, we got onto to talking about Expiring goods and the problems this can cause within the business. For the Company we were speaking to this was a huge problem, leading to the write-off of more than £1m of stock last year alone, so I thought…

It’s not about reduction… it’s about Control

VISUALISE THE POSSIBLE – INTELLIGENT INVENTORY CONTROL For many companies, inventory control is a linear process controlled by a simple increase or decrease in purchasing or manufacturing. Crude measures are often employed to determine when inventory should be adjusted and these processes, all too often, are implemented too late to satisfy customer demand or solve…