Latest Research Menu Search Results Author(s): Bryan Ball Knowledge Brief | December 2015 Best-in-Class Inventory Modeling for Improved Performance This report takes a close look at Best-in-Class inventory modeling practices, and identifies some of the tactical and strategic benefits, while trying to properly juggle the tradeoffs between inventory and service level. Improving inventory modeling was the... Practice(s): Supply Chain Management Author(s): Bryan Ball Knowledge Brief | December 2015 S&OP Journey: Do you Have the Tools To Move Past the Supply/Demand Match This paper takes a closer look at the technology support that the Best-in-Class have in comparison to the competition when it comes to moving their organization beyond the plateau of the supply/demand matching process in their S&OP journey.
Performance Improvement Play Bain video November 18, 2015 Greg Gerstenhaber: Is your supply chain a true business partner? By Greg Gerstenhaber A look at how a supply chain can become a competitive advantage for a company, and how to evaluate what changes your supply chain needs. Bain Brief October 07, 2015 Beyond lean: Gaining a competitive edge through sustained cost transformation By Peter Guarraia and Véronique Pauwels A strategic approach to cutting costs helps companies beat the industry cost curve, generate higher returns and build core strengths. Play Bain video November 04, 2015 Véronique Pauwels: Sustained cost transformation By Véronique Pauwels How to make strategic and sustainable cuts to costs and overhead. Play Bain video December 01, 2015 Executive conversations: Sol Trujillo By Sol Trujillo The former CEO of Telstra, Orange SA, Graviton, and US WEST Communications talks about how to drive a successful transformation.
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