excellent departments are a requirement for an effective company,
but are wasted if the links between them are not good.
Are different departments
working on different sets of numbers and making different
assumptions to each other? Does department A not get the right
information at the right time from department B?
supply chain planning
A simple way of ensuring alignment is effective supply chain
planning – one in which all departments take part in
a regular process. The solution can range from a simple monthly
process with minimal documentation in a small company to a
more sophisticated Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
Some simple changes and process
are normally all it takes, and this is often easier to propose
from outside the company! Our objective is to ensure that
you travel safely between an out of stock situation and investing
in excess stock.
planning is also a requirement of obtaining a Wholesale Dealer’s
Small companies are often
in a situation where the required skills do not exist in-house
and a part-time resource is needed to manage the supply chain.
How do you recruit a part-time well qualified supply chain
HTF can offer a tailored assessment of your current processes
and the specific solution will be defined to suit you. This
can range from as little as one day a month to full time,
and can be based in your office or remotely depending on the
Often the role is initially
undefined but over a period of time a role description is
developed and the role can be smoothly handed over to a client
employee or left with HTF.