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Case Study: Global Supply Chain Transformation for a Chemicals Manufacturing Company

Overview

A global Chemicals manufacturing company needed to transform its global supply chain planning and order management capability to support rapid international growth across. They engaged Venetia Partners to assist in developing and implementing core business processes and a comprehensive planning capability.
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In addition, the company had several facilities with severe planning and process challenges that required immediate intervention to retain their customers.

Challenge

At the time, the client had rudimentary forecasting, planning and scheduling capabilities. Facing a few key growth areas, capacity constraints and a reactive supply chain, the company needed to rapidly improve their abilities to serve their customers On-Time In-Full (OTIF) while increasing capacity and better utilizing their inventory.


Outcome

VP delivered changed behaviors within sales, customer service, planning and logistics that improved OTIF and reduced inventory.

  • Developed roadmap to implement process, tools and governance for an improved end-to-end planning capability
  • Performed “brown paper” workshops at key sites to develop a set of baseline processes used to standardize and improve how business uses its planning, SAP and MES systems.
  • Mobilized, trained and deployed “SWAT” teams to instill new processes where transactions happen to ensure adherence and installation of a sustainable way of conducting business
  • OTIF improvement of 16% in >2 months
  • Inventory reduction in excess of €2MM
  • Capacity increase of ~80% with reduced plant overtime
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