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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Efficient design of the overall value creation chain is like playing good football: every player is at all times aware of what comes before and after. And the coach knows which players can best influence specific key indicators and – in combination with the others – the end result.

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This is perfect game tactics. And in our projects such tactics are always adapted to the objectives and embedded optimally in the overall strategy. The way we proceed is both effective and efficient: the automated basis reports of the integrated areas specify objectives to highlight the best opportunities. Together we establish the key performance indicators we want to see – and soon, from the other end of the production hall, the cry goes up: Goal!


EFFICIENCY IS EFFECTIVE ACTION.

08_Chain_ManagementCASE STUDY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

It is a well-known fact in life that it’s most exciting phase is when two things meet. In our work on efficiency we call these interfaces. Sometimes they crop up under the code name “critical points”. The conscious design of these interfaces requires a lot of mediation, and, when it comes to the plastics sector, a critical melting point. Warning – it’s hot! (>Download case study)

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STARTING POINT

COMPANY

Flagship company of an international plastics group

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7 YEARS AFTER ERP

Numerous work-arounds and additional solutions

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CHALLENGE

PROCESS

Shorter lead times and greater process reliability

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INTEGRATION

of the entire value creation chain

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INEFFICIENCY

due to 5 different planning processes

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SOLUTIONS

ANALYSIS & OPTIMISATION

of the key processes

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ANALYSIS & OPTIMISATION

Counteracts disparities between specialist divisions

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PRODUCTION SHORTFALLS HALVED

from 0.7% to 0.35% of turnover

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TRAINING PLANS

and regular meetings

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OUR CONTRIBUTION

  • Improved cooperation across departments via common understanding of the processes
  • Ongoing progress measurement via monitoring of the quantified key parameters
  • Systematic use of existing ERP systems in full accordance with the system requirements
  • Reduced stock inventories and lower scrap rate
  • Payback within 4 months

OUR CLIENTS AND EMPLOYEES ABOUT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

In INTERVIEW: KURT HOFSTÄDTER, SIEMENS AG AUSTRIA

Tuesday April 21st, 2015

Industry 4.0 – The quick respond to specific wishes of end customers. Challenges for a tailored mass production. more >

DI DR. KURT HOFSTÄTTER, MBA is member of the board and head of Division Digital Factory at Siemens AG Österreich. The Division Digital Factory supports producing companies worldwide to increase flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reduce time-to-market.

In INTERVIEW: THOMAS FAHNEMANN

Monday September 8th, 2014

Efficiency is a never-ending job. more >

THOMAS FAHNEMANN a qualified business administrator, has been CEO ofSemperit AG since 2011. The company, which produces technical rubber products, is based in Vienna and has more than 10,000 employees.