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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: 5 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Why manufacturers need a value-focused mindset to reach their sustainability goals.

Is it just me or does it seem as though the whole world is talking about sustainability right now? Admittedly,…

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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: 3 minutes | Business Technology, IFS Cloud, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Supply Chain
How intelligent data will be the foundation of supply chains in 2022

If the last twelve months are anything to go by, it is imperative for companies to show agility and adaptability…

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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 | Automotive, Business Agility, Customer Engagement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transform Your Business
Unlocking the true value of digital technology in Manufacturing

The speed at which digital technology advances and the way it can disrupt entire markets is truly mindboggling. Why do…

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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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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, Corporate Social Responsibility, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sustainability
“Every end is a new beginning” – Volvo Remanufacturing

Helen Hauck chats to Ann-Sofie Wulfsberg and Andreas Gustafsson from Volvo Group about their initiatives aimed at saving resources, money,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Customer, Customer Engagement, Digital Transformation, Moment of Service, Research, Service, Supply Chain
90 percent of Companies in the Process of re-engineering their Business 

A huge 90 percent of companies have already or are in the process of reengineering their businesses in the past year to deliver better moments of service. Yet many are…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Service, Supply Chain
COVID-19 – Managing Service Delivery and Supply Chain Disruptions with Remote Assistance
Remote Assistance Helps Service Delivery

Over the last few years, OEMs and other manufacturing companies began their transformation journeys, addressing the technology-driven changes to the…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transform Your Business
What different types of needs do purchasing departments have?

Drive strategic work to attain the right contracts and organize operational work becoming as efficient as possible. There are general…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Is DDMRP for you?

In a couple of previous blog posts we have looked at the ideas of DDMRP and examined the five steps…

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