Supercharged Supply Chains: Discover Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices

  • 14h 44m 43s
  • James Bentzley, James G. Correll, Lloyd C. Snowden
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Supercharged Supply Chains: Discover Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices provides authoritative guidance on effective Supply Chain Management. Written by the experts at Oliver Wight, a leading global consultancy firm, the book provides listeners with a clear understanding of what is required to operate at a Class A Excellent level. The operating principles are supported by practical examples and cases that demonstrate why typical approaches fail, and why Unparalleled Business Planning and Execution Practices succeed.

Based on the popular Oliver Wight class that focuses on Unparalleled Business and Execution processes, the book is designed to put companies on track to successfully operate Business Excellence Planning. Listeners get a contemporary view of the processes, learn about new technology for implementing solutions, and are presented with change methods that address the people and behaviors vital to supply chain operations. Topics include demand planning, Integrated Business Planning (Advanced S&OP), master scheduling, material requirements planning, capacity planning, data accuracy, factory scheduling supplier planning, implementation, business improvement, new technologies, and more.

About the Author

JAMES G. CORRELL, now retired, was a principal with Oliver Wight Americas since 1984. Correll has coauthored two books: Gaining Control: Managing Capacity and Priorities, and Achieving Class A Business Excellence: An Executive’s Perspective.

LLOYD C. SNOWDEN is a Managing Associate at Oliver Wight EAME, where he deploys his hands-on change management experience to drive improvements through integrated business planning and supply chain optimization.

JAMES BENTZLEY is Director of Planning at Acumed and earned certification from the Oliver Wight consulting program. He has coauthored several supply chain management articles with Jim Correll.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Churn: The Cause of Disruption
  • Chapter 2 - Get the Basics Right: Eliminate the Churn
  • Chapter 3 - Inventory: Essential to Know What You Have
  • Chapter 4 - Bill of Material: A Solid Foundation
  • Chapter 5 - Routings: Accuracy Required for Valid Plans
  • Chapter 6 - Manage MRP: Do Not Let MRP Manage You <Do Not Let the Tail Wag the Dog>
  • Chapter 7 - Mastering the Master Schedule: Meeting Customer Requests at Optimal Cost
  • Chapter 8 - Integrated Business Planning: Leadership from the Top
  • Chapter 9 - Product and Portfolio Management: Offer What Customers Need, Not What You Think They Need
  • Chapter 10 - Demand Planning: The Art of Demand Planning and Execution
  • Chapter 11 - Managing Internal Priorities: Delivering Products on Time
  • Chapter 12 - Capacity Planning: Short, Medium, and Long Term
  • Chapter 13 - External Sourcing and Supplier Planning: Reaping the Benefits of Valid Scheduling
  • Chapter 14 - Supply Chain: Ensuring There Is End-to-End Flow
  • Chapter 15 - Finance, Integrated and Proactive: Top-Down and Bottom-Up
  • Chapter 16 - Business Improvement: Being Lean and Agile
  • Chapter 17 - Technology Enhancements: What You Need and Not Just Following a Market Trend
  • Chapter 18 - People and Behaviors: Get the Team Behind You and Plans Will Be Delivered
  • Chapter 19 - Implementation: Where to Start