Tagged: communication

Subcontractors Are Changing the Game – Also in the Future

  Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier network. You had to be able to negotiate good commercial terms with subcontractors and enhance...

Cutting Costs or Driving Value Creation?

On my last posting I took the liberty to define Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) as a method to utilize the knowhow of your partner companies and optimize the resource utilization in your supply chain to increase end customer value.  I am waiting for someone to propose a shorter definition,...

What Are the Qualities of a Dream Team Player?

Many people spend the Christmas holidays relaxing with family and reading the books that have piled up on the bedside table. Usually the level of energy and passion increase on vacation. During my latest holidays, the same pattern was happily repeated again. I like to read popularised management books,...