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THE CEO OF A TOP NORTH AMERICAN supplier of vitamin supplements wanted to develop a set of resources that would allow greater transparency and better decision making throughout the organization.
The main focus was to improve the organization’s forecasting and balancing supply to demand. Both of these factors were responsible for a recent trend of excess inventory in the company’s supply chain.
The CEO decided to enlist the help of Proudfoot.
Working together with Proudfoot, the team:
Designed and installed a daily schedule control to define assignments and set performance standards for each shift.
Created daily and weekly operating reports to give management greater visibility over the entire operation.
Refined a formal S&OP process to improve forecasting capabilities and supply planning, which in turn reduced inventory and provided greater access to working capital.
Implemented operational systems and tools featuring robust planning, scheduling, short interval control, and reporting capabilities across the various departments to improve productivity.
Assigned employees strategically to areas of the company that needed additional support.
Trained supervisors and employees through live one-on-one coaching and support to align behaviors with the new performance expectations.
“Working side-by-side with our team, Proudfoot implemented a series of tools and resources that improved our visibility and controls making the supply chain functions more manageable.”
New S&OP policies resulted in: