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How can outside-in planning improve supply chain performance and maximize business value?

Jan Snoeckx and Flo Daelemans - May 17, 2023

Today’s supply chain planning processes are struggling to keep up with the rapidly evolving market dynamics. To address this challenge, OMP launched the Spark Initiative, a think tank that explores the potential of an outside-in planning approach. But how exactly does this approach work, and what obstacles does it encounter? Former Innovation Lead, Jan Snoeckx, explains how it can transform your planning processes.


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00:57 - Why is innovation needed within supply chain planning?

03:13What is this innovative outside-in approach?

04:35 - If it's so valuable, why haven't more companies done it already?

06:55Can you tell us more about the Spark Initiative?

08:20What does OMP hope to achieve from all of this?



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Jan Snoeckx

Former Innovation Lead at OMP


Fully immersed in supply chain for more than 20 years, Jan has wide-ranging expertise and the leadership smarts to inspire talented and effective teams. Currently heading up product development and marketing teams at OMP, Jan has a personal ambition to challenge supply chain status quo and bring innovation, technology, and people together for critical industries like consumer goods, life sciences, metals, packaging, and chemicals.

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Flo Daelemans

Senior Sales Development Consultant


Joining OMP in 2022, Flo brought with her a passion for business development and building long-term customer relationships. Leveraging her supply chain know-how, she currently focuses on teasing out promising leads for the business and sales teams. Comfortable in five languages, Flo effortlessly bridges cultural differences, building trust by delivering on promises. When she can tear herself away from business, she loves escaping to the outdoors!

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