Procurement department and suppliers cooperation for the success of the supply chain

In order for a company’s supply chain to perform at its best, two “players” must be strategically involved: suppliers and procurement department. This may seem trivial, ...

Turning the supply chain into a competitive advantage

Being able to manage the Supply Chain properly is a competitive advantage for companies, as it makes it possible to make savings in the income statement and improve business ...

Maximum production flexibility and low inventory stocks: mission impossible?

Those who work in Operations know how vital, but often complex, it is to cope with the variability of commercial forecasts, which is inevitably projected on the planning of ...

Lean Production and Supply Chain: Efficiency & Cooperation

Lean Supply Chain According to a McKinsey study, the use of Lean Thinking can bring significant benefits to procurement and improve both the capacity and efficiency of the supply ...

Vendor Management: supplier monitoring

About supplier monitoring Suppliers are an integral part of a company’s production process, and it is ...

Vendor Management: supplier qualification

About supplier qualification Supplier qualification is a vital process for a company, as it makes it possible to: identify potential ...

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 ...