Servicing mom-and-pop shops with low volume and limited space is difficult and often expensive. But traditional outlets also have a
Knowledge– they know their customers and distribution area very well and can provide you with valuable customer insights. Provide credit–
Motion – poor design can severely affect productivity as workers and machines perform unnecessary motion through driving and walking. Delay
Channel strategy – companies must map out a clear channel strategy and identify which channel the selected distributor will service.
Determine cycle stock. Understand average inventory and reduce safety stock. Reduce overall lead time and lead time variability. Understand total
We recently conducted a supply assessment and pilot roll-out for a media company in Zambia. Our workstream focused primarily on
Arriving in Ethiopia in 1998 the local Coca-Cola operation was hardly an operation to search for best practices. Today, the
Map out requirements– develop evaluation criteria and get agreement from key stakeholders Process and roles– identify each stakeholders’ role in