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Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight FC Company background information The FC Company is a global business based in Rotterdam. It specialises in premium baking ingredients. Turnover is €6bn. The business has a matrix structure. There are 3 divisions: C...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 7
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 7

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight In our privileged position we get to be both part of the change that clients go through and also to observe it as an outsider. As a result we have decades of experience of what change involves and also what affects people&rsqu...


Blog Six signs your business needs Integrated Business Planning
15th December 2020

Six signs your business needs Integrated Business Planning

Written by Kirsty Braines, COO at Oliver Wight EAME 1. Supply chain has ownership of your business planning process Many businesses make the mistake of making supply chain operations the driving force behind their business improvement programme. This leads to a disproportionate emphasis on ope...


Blog Coronavirus: Can you plan for a pandemic?
15th December 2020

Coronavirus: Can you plan for a pandemic?

Written by Andy Walker, Partner at Oliver Wight EAME It’s hard to imagine that two months ago hardly anyone had heard of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and now its impact on people, businesses and governments is being felt worldwide. The fact is a ‘pandemic’ was always going to happen, ...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 2
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 2

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight We’re now 3 weeks in and getting the design teams underway. This is a very important task, as well as a critical role in developing an Integrated Business Planning process that will work effectively at FC. The design tea...


Blog Case study: Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon
15th December 2020

Case study: Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon

Throughout our 50-year history as business transformation specialists, we’ve worked tens of dozens of companies from across a spectrum of sectors, including chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing, helping to elevate performance, motivate cultural change and enable sustainable success. In D...


Blog Is IBP your primary planning process?
15th December 2020

Is IBP your primary planning process?

By Andy Walker, Partner at Oliver Wight EAME Recently, I have been working with several healthcare businesses, which are all struggling with the same issue. Despite having developed and implemented an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process, they are continuing to run a separate quarterly fore...


Blog Brexit: Retail, are you ready?
15th December 2020

Brexit: Retail, are you ready?

By Debbie Bowen-Heaton, Partner at Oliver Wight EAME Ever missed a deadline to fulfil a customer order? You’re not the only one – I’m looking at you, Brexit. The 29th March 2019 has been and gone, and the UK is still part of the EU - just. After initially approving a short exte...


Blog FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 3
15th December 2020

FC Company Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey – Part 3

By Liam Harrington and Anne Marie Kilkenny, Associates at Oliver Wight If you read the last blog you’ll know that we hit a bit of a delay while the Integrated Business Planning design teams were finalised. There were some last minute changes and swaps but now we’re into it! There has ...


Blog Managing cash flow and plan alignment with Integrated Business Planning
15th December 2020

Managing cash flow and plan alignment with Integrated Business Planning

By Oliver Wight Partner, Mike Snape As organisations across the globe focus their efforts on understanding and combating the pressures and risks presented by the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses are relying on their Integrated Business Planning process to understand the ‘new normal&rsq...