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DDMRP: Speed up your manufacturing proces and significantly reduce your stock in five steps

11 March 2019, Sander Vermeer, 4 min reading time

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Do you predict product demand to optimally align your purchasing, stocks, production and deliveries? This blog will tell you why it is better to focus on the actual demand for your products and how you can respond to customer demand as quickly as possible without holding huge stocks.

Advanced Returns Management: a smooth returns process from inspection to crediting

20 February 2019, Johan Looijmans, 4 min reading time

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For many organisations, processing returns remains a complicated process requiring many administrative actions. This blog post examines the problem areas of returns management.

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Know what a customer costs by creating a 360 degree view

3 September 2018, Thijs den Dikken, 4 min leestijd

Bringing in new and loyal customers with effective campaigns via the right channels, while you’re also aware of the exact cost of every new customer. Back this up with data and stay within the available budget.

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PIM system: one version of the truth – but who decides on the truth?

3 September 2018, 4 min leestijd

Product Information Management systems (PIM) must provide 'one version of the truth' in terms of commercial, marketing, logistic, functional and technically-related product information.

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Spot the difference: Business Process Monitoring, Chain Monitoring and End-User Experience Monitoring

30 August 2018, 5 min leestijd

What is the difference between Business Process Monitoring and Chain Monitoring, and how End-User Experience Monitoring relates to these two concepts.

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This is how you facilitate innovation

29 August 2018, 4 min leestijd

How can you stimulate innovation in your business? Recently, I joined SAP on a tour of several leading companies in the San Francisco Bay area. Each had their own way of giving direction to innovation.

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Optimising internal goods flows with simple logic

27 August 2018, 5 min leestijd

Organisations in the manufacturing industry need to organise their internal goods flows as efficiently as possible. And yet this all runs into trouble at one specific link in this process.

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The manufacturing industry and its missed opportunities

20 August 2018, 4 min leestijd

Production departments and warehouses in the manufacturing industry often work with the most advanced machines and modern technology available. But strangely enough, the actual coordination between these two departments is a rather old fashioned, paper-based process.

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Where are the traffic jams in your organization?

13 August 2018, 4 min leestijd

It is the holiday season, a time in which we travel to France, Germany or other destinations en masse. But no one going on a holiday will prepare for this trip by only checking one motorway for possible traffic. It is about the route that you will take as a whole, and the different roads and countries you will pass through. Where are the roadworks? Are there alternative routes? Business processes require exactly the same way of thinking.

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CFOs, pay attention: IFRS16 compliance is not that difficult

13 July 2018, 3 min leestijd

The new leasing standard IFRS16 requires some drastic changes. The financial administration of leasing contracts has to be changed because all these contracts must now be reflected in the balance sheet in the annual report. A reason to start panicking? Not at all, because it doesn’t have to be that hard.

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Flexibility and scalability thanks to automating the supply chain

26 June 2018, 3 min leestijd

Controlling scalability in volume in order to grow faster, to have more possibilities in order to offer value-added services, and solid tracking and tracing. These were the wishes of a large retailer which approached Ctac. Ctac has been able to help this client by optimizing the warehouse processes and by using SAP’s Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) solution. Johan Looijmans, Business Development Manager at Ctac, explains what this innovative solution has given the retailer.

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A promise creates a commitment: order fulfilment in an omnichannel environment

20 June 2018, 6 min leestijd

Order fulfilment is synonymous with living up to your delivery promise. A promise creates a debt and so the customer will not appreciate it if you fail to pay this debt. The trick is to create the promise of delivery in such a way that you can both keep your promise and maintain the use of the most efficient supply chain possible.

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