You need to balance the interaction between demand needs and supply capability. You need a solution that helps you create an improvement strategy that standardizes your processes and aligns your global operations, supports the human capital required to reach world class, and manages the journey in a way that keeps everyone engaged.
You need to ensure a high level of transactional service in order to increase profit margins, attract new customers and retain existing ones. You need a solution that improves processes, embeds Lean in the high-volume transactional areas of your business, and ensures your people understand your customers’ requirements so that customer satisfaction consistently improves.
You need to manage data, compliance and risk across increasingly global, multi-tier supply chains. You need a solution that reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO), creates a procurement function where professionalism and ethical conduct are valued, and enables your people to deliver to your supply chain KPIs, such as reliability, responsiveness, flexibility, innovation, speed to market and cost.
You need to guarantee both planned production that meets forecast demand and the availability of the appropriate amount of raw materials and goods for planned production runs. You need a solution that builds a more agile, flexible and responsive supply chain by helping your people to develop an integrated, structured and disciplined approach to planning.
You need to improve operational efficiency and cut costs without reducing value. You need a solution that standardizes and integrates best practice, enables your people to implement efficiency improvement simultaneously across multiple plants, and to build capability to continuously improve performance, practices and work processes.
Your processes are misaligned and there are activities in your warehouses and across transportation that compromise the management and delivery of your products. You need a solution that organizes and coordinates all activities regarding the receiving, storage, preparation and distribution of your products to be on time and delivered in full.