Where to start for a Lean purchasing department [checklist]

The theme "Lean Production" or "Toyota way" has been addressed by many articles, case studies, courses, seminar.  Articles that illustrate the principles of Lean, narratives that ...

The main tools to improve communication with suppliers

Better communication and effective exchange of information between the customer and its suppliers are required more and more frequently by companies. Investing in a project to ...

4 success stories in effective communication with suppliers

Transforming the Supply Chain into a competitive advantage for the company is only possible by integrating all suppliers through non-invasive and simplified communication. Find ...

5 good reasons to improve communication with suppliers

"The vendor is not  responding", "the right person will be back next week", "can you please resend the order: we haven't received it", "I thought you meant something else", "he ...

4 leverage points to enhance your supply chain

The change in the Supply Chain is now almost imposed by the evolution of the market and its rules. Can we intervene so that the change takes the form of "improvement"? There ...

Solutions to the difficulties of the supply chain

When a company grows, the business complexity that fall in full on the Supply Chain also increases: the orders increase in shorter times, the range of products is expanding, the ...

5 warning signs of the supply chain

«Prevention is better than cure». This assumption, now a dogma in the medical field, becomes strategic even when referring to business processes. It is essential to understand ...

How to manage the suppliers’ performance

This whitepaper aims to compare the different types of collaboration tools in supply chain, through a comprehensive analysis based on the impact and the perception that they have ...

7 points to achieve maximum efficiency in the supply chain [checklist]

There are many areas where it is possible to intervene to reduce costs and improve operations along the supply process. Sometimes there is the risk of focusing on certain ...