Logistical Elasticity

In these technological times, the interplay between supply and demand, has transformed from a supplier push to a consumer pull, and is what now defines modern day operations in the logistics and supply chain industry. A great deal more flexibility is not only required, but is more importantly received, thanks to a clever combination of…

Food Industry Supply Chain is Hungry for change

The global supply chain is under increasing pressure from new demands, fuelled by technological advances and the decidedly critical consumer; barraging logistics processes to adapt to the effervescent era of pandering to consumer demands, as opposed to procuring profitability margins. One very important sector which is feeling the pinch more so than others is the…

Sales & Operations Planning – Back to Basics for SMEs

With the increasing adoption of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) by major corporations, there is an ever-increasing volume of case studies, books and seminars exploring the widest horizons of S&OP as a platform to fully integrate all business functions. It is the complexity and depth of this current analysis that is leading many SMEs (and…