A Virtual Forum With SAP & Oliver Wight EMEA

How to transform Supply Chain Planning to build Resilience & Agility

Supply chain has been dominating boardroom discussions in the past year, companies now realize that Supply Chain Resilience is paramount to ensuring sustainable business growth and differentiation.

With persistent disruptions and an inability to accurately predict business conditions even a few weeks out, there is a premium on agile Supply Chain Planning for brand owners and manufacturers.

Resiliency dictates planning must consider multiple Supply Chain variability scenarios and synchronize across finance, manufacturing, logistics and trading partners.

Agenda Overview
10:00 - 10:05 | Welcome & Intro
10:05 - 10:30 | SAP & Oliver Wight Presentation
10:35 - 11:00 | Breakout Rooms
11:05 - 11:30 | Norgren Presentation
11:30 - 12:00 | Live Q&A

Join the discussion to hear more about key elements of state-of-the-art, intelligent Supply Chains that help companies in this critical Digital Transformation.

- Provide real-time visibility to intelligently respond to exceptions, improve customer service and increase Supply Chain Resilience.
- Apply self-learning and intelligent planning methods to deliver touchless Supply Chain Planning and decision alignment.
- Sense customer experience and demand to improve predictive modeling and effectively sync your entire value chain.
- Collaborate in real-time with suppliers and contract manufacturing organizations across multiple Supply Chain processes, systems, and geographies.

Mike has more than 20 years’ experience working in manufacturing. As an Oliver Wight Partner, Mike applies his expertise in all aspects of supply chain management and integrated business planning.

Prior to joining Oliver Wight, Mike was Site Director for Akzo Nobel’s Global Inks Manufacturing unit in Hull. He led the business to Class A for both Integrated Business Planning, and Planning and Control, resulting in significant operational cost savings and sustained high levels of customer service, with a fully engaged workforce driving further business improvements. Mike’s previous role was Head of Supply Chain for Crown Paints. He led Class A programmes in both Planning and Control and Integrated Business Planning, spanning five sites, and resulting in significant business process improvements.

Mike has also been involved in two SAP/R3 implementation programmes. With extensive hands-on knowledge of best practice business planning and supply chain operating models, Mike has delivered substantial gains for clients that helped them increase productivity in the business while reducing overall costs. Mike believes success lies in inspiring people to have confidence in their ability to deliver world-class performance.


07 Dec 2021

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