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Delivering Value for Siemens

Delivering Value for Siemens

This is what good collaboration looks like


Tags: Collaborative Working Supply Chain Value - Increased Performance Value - Optimised Cost Value - Reduced Risk


Keeping an eye on the costs of a business makes good financial sense. But it stops making sense when the ‘big picture’ is sacrificed for perceived gains in the short term. It’s ‘managing with a long term view’ that makes collaboration work....



Understanding our Customers’ Needs

Understanding our Customers’ Needs

What do they want and how do we deliver it…and more


Tags: Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Value - Increased Performance Value - Optimised Cost Value - Reduced Risk


The day-to-day. It can get in the way of having a proper long-term strategy – and you have that little voice in your head saying “There must be a better way of doing this…but I don’t have time to look!”....



Customer Services – people do business with people

Customer Services – people do business with people

Rewarding success – MIA Extra Mile for Siemens Signal Delivery


Tags: LED Technology Manufacturing Signalling Supply Chain Unipart Dorman Value - Increased Performance Value - Optimised Cost Value - Reduced Risk


Occasionally things go wrong and not all the correct materials are ordered – and a single missing item can stop an entire possession.

This was exactly the case with Siemen’s Weaver to Wavertree project in the run-up to Christmas 2018 when it was found that a design error meant that an extra 3 sta...



Managing Risk in the Supply Chain

Managing Risk in the Supply Chain

We make it go away by managing inventory and availability


Tags: Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Value - Increased Performance Value - Optimised Cost Value - Reduced Risk


It’s tempting, isn’t it, to make sure that you have more than enough of a material to make sure you can ‘ride out’ any disruption to the supply chain. And having a cupboard with these items ‘squirrelled away’ isn’t harmful to the business – it stands to reason that this will remove risk....



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