Today, we want to feature a couple of case studies from our industrial manufacturing customers. We know that industrial manufacturing supply chains typically operate relatively low-volume, non-commodity businesses, this doesn’t prevent them from having demanding customers or complex supply chains. Increasing outsourcing…faster order delivery expectations…rising commodity costs: The result is a situation where profitability and customer expectations are often at odds.
To thrive in today’s environment, industrial manufacturers need to shift from a role of controlling all aspects of manufacturing, to one of coordinating activities, with in-depth input and interaction with customers and suppliers.
We want to share how these companies have turned to Kinaxis to help them face these challenges head on and are seeing breakthroughs in operations performance as a result.
Industrial manufacturing customer testimonials
“We have hundreds of users pulling ad hoc reports from RapidResponse every day. I can’t begin to list all the benefits, but they include improved inventory management, supply/demand alignment, better information to buyers, and identified PO split opportunities.” Read more…
“For any report that must be written quickly, we use RapidResponse. Report development time in SAP is months versus same day in RapidResponse.” Read more…
Check out the case studies of two industrial manufacturing supply chains
Other industry case studies:
- Pharmaceutical supply chain success story: customer significantly improves inventory management
- Automotive supply chain success story: customer greatly improves on time delivery performance
- High-tech supply chain success story: Supply chain visibility is at the core
- Aerospace and defense supply chain success story: The ten-thousand foot view
More about our supply chain survey
As you may have read in our first blog of the series, we completed a customer survey project with TechValidate and are very pleased with the over 150 survey responses and the many stories we can share. And so, for our Friday posts, we have been featuring the customer results on how they are using RapidResponse in their supply chain and the benefits they are realizing.
Take a look at past topics we have explored in this series:
- Supply Chain Flexibility
- Supply Chain Visibility
- Supply Chain Planning
- What-if Analysis
- Response Management
- Alternative Technologies
- Competitive Advantage
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