Posts Tagged ‘Management Consulting’

Leading The Planning Process

How to Save Millions Using Target Stocking Level Algorithms

Faced with the daunting task of saving $6.5 million in annual spend at a large aerospace manufacturer, our small team began evaluating options. We first examined the usual suspects, such as SKU rationalization, improved repair/refurbishment practices, and optimized preventative maintenance to reduce unnecessary equipment downtime. Little did we know at the time, but our most […]

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Perficient Culture is a Hole-In-One

After months of snow and cold weather, one Saturday afternoon in February of 2020, more than 70 Perficient colleagues came together for a company party in Centennial, Colorado. Team Bonding at Top Golf It was as if the clouds parted just for this day! The weather was beautiful, bright and sunny in the upper sixties, […]

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Supply Chain Workers: America’s Unsung Heroes of COVID-19

Never before has supply chain been at the forefront of the world’s minds than it is in this COVID-19 crisis today. Supply chain workers across the globe are still showing up every day in factories, warehouses, tractor-trailers, retail stores, and ports. Having spent the better part of my 25-year career designing and implement supply chain […]

Operating Model

Now Is the Time to Review Core Elements of Your Operating Model

We are now in the midst of unprecedented business upheaval and there is no shortage of recommendations and guidance on how companies should respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. But who is looking at the core elements of your operating model and what they will look like when this significant disruption abates? As we know, the […]

Supply Chain

Assessing Your Supply Chain Business Continuity Plan

COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains, from much needed medical supplies to raw material imports and consumer goods. As such, organizations of all kinds are spurred to take advantage of this unprecedented time and determine how they can ensure their supply chain is able to withstand future disruption. What are your supply chain challenges during […]

Business Continuity

Why Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Programs Are Essential

Your systems are up and running. Your organization is operating as usual, and all is as it should be. Then, suddenly, it’s not. A flood, an earthquake, a pandemic, or a fire threatens your ability to keep your organization operating. Systems are offline, critical business processes have stalled. You’re frantically trying to determine what damage […]

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COVID-19 and Supply Chain: The New Route to Transform

Stores are left with empty shelves and a bunch of questions. How will they get a new product? How will they keep employees safe? How will this affect the supply chain and distribution? As the economy sees a major jump in consumer purchases, it raises the question of supply and demand. It’s common for companies […]

COVID-19

5 Ways to Preserve Employee Mental Health During COVID-19

Think your employees are taking this in stride? Think again. Every day, the world is glued to TV news outlets and websites watching the pandemic numbers rise. As the crisis worsens and businesses slow down and close, anxiety increases. Your workforce, your front line communicators to your clients, are nervously eyeing sinking retirements and basic […]

Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 3

My last post outlines the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. This final blog in the series continues to identify sustainability measures companies can take. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply […]

Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 2

Previously, I outlined the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. This submission continues to identify sustainability measures companies can take. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply chain separately, or holistically viewing […]

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Identifying Sustainability Opportunities in a Supply Chain Part 1

Previously, I highlighted the benefits of sustainability in a business’ supply chain. This installment outlines the opportunities companies can take to implement sustainability protocols. When building a roadmap for the supply chain organization, leadership can look at sustainability in two ways: by considering the impact of each operational component in the supply chain separately, or […]

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Sustainability Initiatives in Action: Enhance the Supply Chain

In my last post, I analyzed the benefits of building a case for sustainability. In this post, I highlight the benefits of sustainability in a business. Leftover paint is an issue almost all people have dealt with at one time or another. The EPA estimates that every homeowner in the US has 3-4 gallons of […]

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