The Strategic Benefit of SIOP
SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning) should not be relegated to the Planning Department. Although the planning group is a key participant and might lead the process, SIOP touches upon several strategic issues as well as create alignment with Sales, Operations, R&D/ New Product Development, Finance, Purchasing, and more. As [...]
Have you Thought about Increasing Demand?
If you are reading our newsletter, I have no doubt you are interested in increasing demand. Whether an owner, executive or key player, increasing demand for your products and services has to be top of mind. Let's put it this way. No matter the position of my client (typically [...]
Global Consultants & The Value of Diversity
November 27, 2018 When I was in Australia last week for a meeting with my global consulting strategy group, it hit home that there is power in diversity. We represent 4 countries (Australia, Japan, U.S. and Canada), a diverse group of company types (from tiny to Fortune 100 businesses [...]
Collaborate to Thrive
Collaboration is a common practice that runs through successful companies who encourage teamwork, building connections and mutual problem-solving. It was not only a week of summits and symposiums but it was also a week for awards and recognition. In watching closely who won the top awards across the board, [...]