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Is S&OP Necessary? The Jury Is Out …

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I would like to present the Story of MANCO, a manufacturing-based FMCG Multinational Organisation. Michael Thompson Supply Chain S&OP

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Understanding Your Interim Management Needs – 3 Key Considerations

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I have written about supply chain and route to market interim management recently. In discussions with clients, the following theme often arisess: Interim Management Michael Thompson

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The 7 Typical Mistakes Made During UK FMCG Wholesale Market Entry

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Inevitably things don’t always go to plan, and no one can predict everything and the UK Wholesale Market is no different, in fact giving its scale and variety, you should expect bumps in the road.

Regain Control of Your Product Portfolio

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Through product rationalization, regain control of your product portfolio and become more profitable & competitive. SKU Inventory Management & Stock Control Ratib Ratib

Downloadable Training Guide: Quoting With CargoWise Modules

With this training tool for freight forwarders, learn how to use CargoWise Quotations and One Off Quotes to create rate cards and spot quotes in order to improve the efficiency and accuracy of your internal processes.

5 Reasons to Consider Refillable PET Bottles in Africa

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Responsible Beverage makers are always looking for sustainable packaging solutions that are not only cost-effective but environmentally friendly. Soft Drink and Beer Companies normally use 3 types of packaging i.e., cans, plastic bottles, and glass bottles.

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Procurement Transformation to Lower Costs - 12 Questions to Ask

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Why do you need this transformation? Performance Improvement Supply Chain Sourcing Ratib Ratib

Now is the Right Time to Restructure Your Distribution Network

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Supply chain complexities are increasing. Shifting customer demands & habits, expanding business, and rising cost pressures are the key drivers for restructuring needs of your distribution networks. Supply Chain Logistics Management Distribution Ratib Ratib

3 Ways to Fast Track Distributor Performance in Africa

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With little overall growth expected in a number of African markets in 2022, the battle ground will likely be for market share. With this in mind, how do we ensure that we are best placed to win these battles? Michael Thompson Doing Business in Africa RTM

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Route to Market & Supply Chain Interim Management - Top 3 Positions

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Recently I wrote about 10 Times you need Route to Market or Supply Chain Interim Managers. Interim Management Michael Thompson Supply Chain RTM

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

10 Times You Need Route to Market or Supply Chain Interim Managers

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I have been talking to a number of commercial and supply chain executives during the last few weeks and something of a theme has emerged. Route to Market Interim Management Michael Thompson Supply Chain

Do I really need S&OP? 3 Questions to Answer

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There was an excellent article from McKinsey published on 2 March 2022 entitled: “ Autonomous supply chain planning for consumer goods companies ”. Michael Thompson Supply Chain Strategy

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Top 6 Critical Success Factors of S&OP in Africa

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I have been talking to a number of FMCG Regional and Market Leaders in the past few months about the supply chain challenges that they face in African and Middle Eastern Markets. Most understand the benefits of a Sales and Operational Planning (S&OP) process.

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End to End Supply Chain: 7 Top Tips for Action Now!

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In the Four Frequent Flaws series we have looked at the entire supply chain right up to the consumer shelf, i.e. the Enchange 6-Part Model. What can go wrong, what can go right, what can I change quickly?

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

FMCG Reaching the Consumer Shelf: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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Nearly there! The last step of the Enchange 6-part model when you finally get your product on the shelf. Actually, you do not do it yourself but you rely on Shane from the retailer back of store. How can you ensure Shane does an excellent job? We will find out below.

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Enabling Rapid Change Across the FMCG Supply Chain

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The Enchange Supply Chain House is available for those wishing to embark on a structured, medium-term journey towards Supply Chain excellence. Visit the Enchange website , click on a Supply Chain discipline and find all that you need to know.

FMCG Transport: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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Supply chains have had a torrid time over the last 2 years and just when you think COVID is dissipating, Putin kicks off! Dave Jordan Logistics Management Transportation supply chain excellence

Top 10 Supply Chain Activities for 2022

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Welcome to 2022 and let us all hope it will be better than 2021. Supply Chain Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity. It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs.

FMCG Warehousing: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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Need a change in your supply chain performance now? One of the problems faced by senior leaders seeking performance improvement is that it all seems to take far too long.

FMCG Leaders Guide: Interactive Enchange Supply Chain House

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Supply Chain Change – 6 External Factors to Consider

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To recap, last week’s introductory article -. The 7 Essential Elements to Drive Change in your Supply Chain – considered the overall recipe for successful change. It was to understand: Why is change needed? What needs to change? How will the change happen? I then listed the 7 essential elements.

12 Focus Areas for Supply Chain & Route to Market Transformation in Africa

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How do we deliver sustained excellence in supply chain and route to market in the challenging markets in Africa? Route to Market Performance Improvement Michael Thompson Supply Chain Doing Business in Africa

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

7 Essential Elements to Drive Change in Your Supply Chain

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I spent time over the Christmas break looking back at a lot of the great blogging work my colleagues have done during 2021. As I reflected, I reviewed some of our recent client project notes.

FMCG Manufacturing: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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One of the problems faced by senior leaders seeking performance improvement is that it all seems to take far too long. While structural changes cannot be rushed, there are many initiatives you can take to make changes in your supply chain. Dave Jordan supply chain excellence Manufacturing

FMCG Supply Planning: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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The Enchange Supply Chain House is available for those wishing to embark on a structured, journey towards Supply Chain excellence. FMCG supply chain excellence SUPPLY PLANNING

FMCG Demand Planning: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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The Enchange Supply Chain House is available for those wishing to embark on a structured, medium-term journey towards Supply Chain excellence. What about those companies who need change now with no time to waste? What can they do to effect meaningful change sooner rather than later?

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

FMCG Sourcing: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

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The Enchange Supply Chain House is available for those wishing to embark on a structured, medium-term journey towards Supply Chain excellence. What about those companies who need change now with no time to waste? What can they do to effect meaningful change sooner rather than later?

A Christmas story from the Enchange Supply Chain House

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve FMCG supply chain excellence. In this article we take a seasonable look at a well-known Christmas story with a supply chain twist. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Top 7 Pitfalls to Avoid in Logistics Outsourcing

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. Logistics Service Provider 3PL Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Enchange Supply Chain House - Supply Chain Evaluation

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Performance Improvement Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Top 10 Producer Benefits of Logistics Outsourcing

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. Logistics Service Provider Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Top 10 Year-end Tips For Your Supply Chain

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Harness the Best in FMCG Distributor Execution - Part 2 Joint Action Plans

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Over the last few months, I have shared the proven and successful Enchange approach, to find and develop FMCG Distributor Partners (DPs). We call this the Distributor Partner (DP) Development Programme. It is broken into 8 Modules.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Execution in S&OP

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The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OP supply chain excellence

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Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.