Supercharged Supply Chains: Discover Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices provides authoritative guidance on effective Supply Chain Management and gives readers a clear understanding of what is required to operate at a Class A Excellent level. The operating principles are supported by practical examples and cases that demonstrate why typical approaches fail, and why Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices succeed.
The book was written to get companies on track to successfully operate Business Excellence Planning. Readers will receive a contemporary view of the processes, learn about new technology for implementing solutions, and are presented with change methods that address the people and behaviors vital to supply chain operations. Topics include demand planning, Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP), master scheduling, material requirements planning, capacity planning, data accuracy, factory scheduling supplier planning, implementation, business improvement, new technologies, and more. Outlining the practices that have boosted the health of supply chains for more than 25 years, this book:
- Describes how the Business Excellence Practices resolve the common problems encountered in operating a supply chain
- Provides strategies and methods to significantly improve customer service, financials and grow the business
- Identifies when and how Unparalleled Planning and Execution Practices should be applied
- Guarantees success if the recommendations are followed
Supercharged Supply Chains: Discover Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices is essential reading for all executives and anyone involved in forecasting, planning, scheduling, inventory control, finance, production, purchasing, and management of supply chains. It provides a great overview of the entire supply chain and goes into great detail regarding each element that makes up the supply chain. It also explains in depth how all functions of a company play an important role.
What our readers said:
"Supercharged is a clear route to hyper-conductivity in your supply chain. This book details real-life scenarios of extremely common business hazards. More important are the step-by-step, detailed maps to resolution. With this book and great leadership, an organization can plan better those resources most critical to them." - Charlie Aspden, Head of S&OP, Hunter Boots
"As President of two separate turnarounds, we implemented Business Excellence Planning, as described in this book, enabling us to focus, prioritize and execute the long-term vision of each, resulting in improved customer service levels from 73% to 99%, but with 31% less inventory. Financial projections consistently improved, and our customer relationships were significantly enhanced." - Douglas Strohmeier, President, Covidien Ltd. and TE Connectivity Ltd.
"This book is a must-read for all top business leaders and S&OP & IBP process managers. This work is so inspirational and will help me in defending and improving the IBP process in my organization. If you combine knowledge gained from reading this book with Oliver Wight workshops and true ownership from your CEO or President, I am positive you will gain all the benefits from this formal and structured common sense process." - Nenad Vukovic, Senior BU Manager, BI & IBP, Leggett & Platt International Bedding