In a series of 60-second videos, OMP consultants Ioana and Boone tackle supply chain basics and shine a spotlight on trends in the planning landscape. Cool, concise, and to the point. Check them out!
Why is supply chain planning such a challenge? The short answer is that supply chains are complex. Watch the video to learn more.
A force majeure is any event beyond anyone’s control and with unknown consequences. Think of Covid-19 or the Ever Given. How do supply chain organizations address such a situation?
How to plan a make-to-order production if the product can be manufactured in multiple ways?
What is process mining and what can it mean for improving supply chain performance?
Why don't companies use their ERP system as a supply chain planning tool? This idea stems from the belief that all important company information is in the ERP system. But is it?
What is XAI and what does it mean in supply chain planning?
How are packaging lines synchronized with the upstream bulk production?
The breakthrough of AI, machine learning, and data science means that an increasing number of planning tasks are automated. But does that mean we’re evolving towards 100% robotized planning? Will the human planner become redundant?
How do companies plan production if the quality of input streams varies in multiple ways?
What is a telescopic digital twin in supply chain planning?
How do supply chain planners know if their plans need to be optimized? Watch this video to learn how a smart supply chain planning solution can help you.
How can production be planned months ahead without having to plan individual products? Aggregation is the key word. Watch the video to learn more.
How do companies collaborate with contract manufacturing organizations and suppliers?
How does the planning organization align execution with the longer-term tactical plan? Two different planning horizons need to be arranged so that their plans don't conflict. But how?
How do supply chain planning solutions take into account phenomena that affect asset performance? Find out in one minute.
What is agile and resilient supply chain planning?
How to make sure that transport and maintenance plans are in sync with production scheduling?
How do companies manage the complex mix of make-to-order and make-to-stock production?
Supply chain plans can conflict in multiple ways. How can planners collaborate smoothly without coming into conflict with each other?
How to ensure that all components of a complex product are supplied at the right time in the right quantities?
How do companies know the best scenario for launching a new product? Many decisions must be made when a company brings a new product to market. But how do you decide?