Collaborating with a Visionary Company in Supply Chain Improvement
July 29th, 2010 2:01 pm Category: Supply Chain Improvement, by: Alan Kosansky
Why do our customers come back to us over and over again? More than anything, I believe it is because they value the collaboration with our innovative team of creative supply chain thinkers.
There are two key concepts here: Collaboration” and “Innovation”. Let me say a few words about each.
Some companies are looking for external consultants to provide a roadmap, out of the box solution or tell-me-what-to-do best practices. Those companies typically are not our customers. Our customers are the ones who recognize the best partnerships are those that are collaborative: they actively bring unique knowledge and insights of their business and we provide best practices from across many industries, deep supply chain optimization expertise, and state of the art solutions that are practical, implementable and useable in all kinds of supply chain organizations. Together, we define, design and implement solutions that significantly improve supply chain operations in a sustainable and long-lasting way.
In addition to being collaborative with our customers, we are constantly evolving in our understanding of how to approach and improve supply chain operations. While a significant portion of our methodology and solutions are based on tried and true paradigms of supply chain operations that have remained valid across decades, we also recognize that competitive advantage comes from adapting to changing times, understanding the 10% that truly is unique about each companies supply chain, and sprinkling in critical differentiators when appropriate. This always looking forward, approach enables to provide uniquely tailored approaches to supply chain management that are grounded on the foundation of best practices and well established management theories that have been proven over decades across many industries.
You will find many examples of this innovation if you peruse our website. A few worth highlighting are:
- We were honored to have received Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Award in 2008 for our early release of Green Network supply chain design software.
- We have been pleased to partner on a continuing basis with industry innovator MachineryLink to enable their success implementing a never seen before business model to support farmers across North America
- We have been delighted to be the optimization partner for Logitech as they implement unqiue and innovative optimization approaches to common supply chain challenges.
If you believe in this collaborative and innovative approach to supply chain management, we invite you to look around our website and read many of the exciting successes we have had with our customers. Thanks for stopping by.