World-class Inbound Supply Chain Performance

A rail organisation needed to improve the performance of maintenance materials management to support on time network infrastructure maintenance to ensure on time passenger trains, especially during peak hour periods. A series of improvement initiatives were designed to address the supply chain issues preventing the achievement of world-class supply chain performance targets.

Continue Reading »

Sourcing from China: PAIN or GAIN?

The path towards successful importing from China is surrounded with broken dreams, misplaced trust and suppliers with questionable integrity. Henry Ford rightly pointed out that coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. This same maxim applies aptly to sourcing products from China.

Continue Reading »