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Does process improvement require businesses to lose flexibility?

Not all flexibility is created equal. One of the most common mistakes that Supply Chain executives make when approaching team management and process improvement is to allow the team to operate without defined procedures.

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How much should you spend to automate your Supply Chain?

Supply Chain automation costs can vary depending on many factors: licence type implementation, testing and support costs all add up to the total business automation costs. In this post, we go through the different pricing of Supply Chain automation software

Get buy-in from the board of directors for your automation project

Before a Supply Chain Automation project can take off, one critical step must be taken: getting buy-in from directors and other key senior management with a compelling business case

What is NO-CODE and who are the leading providers of this simple automation technology?

With No-code automation SMEs can avoid all the downsides of enterprise software automation like lengthy and disruptive projects

You don't need to be an IT experts to enable Supply Chain Automation

Have you ever thought about business automation in which there is no need for expensive technology, no complicated coding lines and complex procedures. Such a solution to your business problems is no-code automation.

Overcome the main 5 supply chain challenges with simple automation

Of all the activities required to deliver value to your customers, some are tougher than others. In this post, we cover the Supply Chain challenges that can be overcome with simple automation tools that do not require massive investment or lengthy transformations

What elements of the Supply Chain can be automated on a low budget with No-code?

Forget driverless vehicles and Robots. No-code can help automating hands-on elements of the supply chain where fast gains can be achieve without lengthy transformations

What type of automation is better for your business?

Find out the 4 + 1 automation methodology every Supply Chain executive should know about

Processes and Procedures

No visibility of Supply Chain costs? It is about processes and procedures

How can companies with complex supply chain cost structures get better visibility to drive saving projects? In this blog post, a case for better process flows to drive better visibility.

Eliminate Procurement Headaches: Designing successful Supplier Management Strategies for your FMCG company

Cash-to-cash cycles, supply availability, cash flow. In this article how to remove bottlenecks on such critical elements of the Supply Chain

How to design effective strategies to reduce inventory costs

Cut inventory costs is one of the best strategies to improve the profitability of Food & Bev companies. How can you ensure that inventory costs are kept low while guarantee stock availability and drive sales?

If waste gets out of control it might pose a threat to the continuity of the organization

in this blog post, we examine how companies in consumer goods can reduce waste of inventory, talents and resources to achieve better profitability and resilience

Complex Supply Chains are typical of growing SMEs in consumer goods

To serve more customers and develop new products fast means adding complexity to the supply chain that results in high costs, wastage, and increased overheads. In this post, how to manage complex supply chains while keeping costs under control.

Does Lean Supply Chain Work for Small Companies?

Lean Supply Chains are often associated with large, global retailers and manufacturers. But lean can and must be embraced by small companies too. In this post, we will learn why Lean Supply Chain works for SME and how small companies with limited budget can get started with Lean

Design better processes with Lean before enabling automating

Why Lean processes must be enabled before thinking of automating the Supply Chain

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Why Supply Chain Executives Tolerate Inefficiency?

The inefficiency of business processes is common in Supply Chain management. Too often inefficiencies are tolerated because become part of a routine.

Why don't we treat the elimination of inefficiencies as a priority?

Because of uncertainty. The uncertainty that comes with the efforts required to change and improve processes is perceived to be higher than the cost we pay now to work under inefficiency.

Successful businesses have their processes designed by Business-savvy teams and run by technology.

Alfredo Iorio - Founder and CEO - Viscontis Consulting