Andrew Burton

Andrew is an IFS Industry Director for Manufacturing. He has over 40 years Supply Chain Experience, mostly in Aerospace and Defence, Discrete Manufacturing and Niche Automotive. In past roles Andrew has been an IFS Super User and Independent IFS Consultant.

| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Product and Innovation, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Keeping up with Certification and Compliance in Life Sciences

Manufacturing is probably the most highly regulated of all the industries and as a result has many bodies watching its…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #3

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP Following on from my last blog, about which parts are best suited to…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
DDMRP Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #2

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP (Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning). Following on from my previous blog about the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 9 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
INDUSTRY PREDICTIONS 2022: MANUFACTURING 

Continued uncertainty, data security, connectivity and shortages… Looking back The ripple effect After the turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP)

Trying to plan the unplannable. Today’s customers are challenging manufacturers with demands for more options, more products, and shorter lead…

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