Optimize not only your business but also your network
The supply chain has become a decisive competitive factor.
The network of parties involved in the value-chain process is growing more and more complex – especially due to the globalization of sales markets, production sites and sourcing markets. Companies will have a significant competitive advantage if they have a solid command of this complex value network and can professionally manage the C2C process, i.e. efficiently providing the right goods on site at the right time. The supply chain has developed into a distinguishing feature among international competitors, and its performance is often critical when your clients assign bids. Innovative supply chains are defined by their strong orientation towards customers, excellent performance and high flexibility and agility in response to new market and business demands.
We are thoroughly knowledgeable about the supply-chain matrix and have a solid command of every level of its requirements.
We support you in optimizing your supply-chain processes, structures and networks, and in doing so we always focus on achieving the ideal output for the entire process. By initially focusing on fast and sustainable successes in pilot areas, we create a momentum towards change that optimizes the entire process.
With our international network of companies throughout Europe and in Asia, we can implement client- and market-specific tasks on a global level flexibly and quickly.
Agile, efficient and smooth supply chains
- Faster innovation & development cycles
- Regionalization vs. globalizationIncreasing product variance
- Steigende Produktvarianz
- Disruptive business models
- Short delivery times and volatile markets
- Advancing digitalization
- Increasing degree of individualization
- Increasing sustainability requirements
- Increasing networking of value creation
FOUR FIELDS OF ACTION WE ARE FOCUSING ON
- SCNM strategy development
- Visualization in the network
- Organizational development and leadership
- Configuration & Segmentation
- Footprint – locations and distribution structure
- Order fulfillment in the network
- Sales & Operations Planning
- An- und Auslaufsteuerung
- SCM-gerechte Entwicklung
- Digital networking and IT application
Staufen Whitepaper: Supply Chain Network Management
Reconfiguring supply chain networks – globally and locally
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