Operational excellence is increasingly on the agendas of top business leaders, who recognise that world-class operations are the key to staying ahead of the competition. At Arthur D. Little, our Operations Management practice can help your organisation build a world-class value chain and achieve operational excellence.
Purchasing has become one of the main drivers of improving operational efficiency. Arthur D. Little has developed a range of customised services to help you achieve purchasing value excellence. [...]
Global operations networks are challenged by three global trends: the maturing of emerging markets which changes consumers’ attitudes in these countries, the current and ongoing global and regional macroeconomic instability and the inherent inability of many companies to overcome these challenges with their current operations footprint. [...]
As manufacturing companies shift towards buying on a system level rather than component level, driven by outsourcing and low cost sourcing strategy, the inbound supply chain becomes somewhat of a “black box” with little transparency beyond the first tier supplier interface. [...]