SCM Now magazine
The Theory of Constraints Smooths the Path to Success
Bajaj Electricals Limited’s transformation story featured in SCM Now magazine - its award winning transformation from a ‘push’ to a ‘pull’ based supply chain and distribution system.
Theory of constraints - it’s never late too late to re-invent
Kiran Kothekar founding director of the Vector Consulting Group in an investor meet organised by Investec discusses why adopting TOC based pull-manufacturing methodology can help building material companies not only overcome challenges in the current pandemic crisis but also emerge market leaders by consolidating market share in the industry.
Vector Consulting Group Continues to Grow With New Recruits From Top B-schools
The company has recruited 16 candidates from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM BLR), Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore), Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Indian School of Business (ISB), and S P Jain School of Global Management (Dubai) campuses. With the new addition, the team size of Vector will be 140 consultants.
Raymond revamps supply chain
Raymond revamped its supply chain to become leaner and more agile. By implementing "pull" manufacturing and distribution, it is dynamically improving its ability to react quickly to demand.
Sustainable “Go To Market” Strategy-The TOC way
Vector’s Kiran Kothekar, in an Interview with CLSA, shares his views on “GTM” which has now become the latest buzz word in distribution strategy.
Skipper Pipes Reboots their Polymer Business with TOC
Skipper Limited turns out to be the only Polymer Products manufacturing company to roll out The Theory of Constraints (TOC) in an organized manner.
Parag Milk Foods - Milking value-added portfolio for growth
Edelweiss as part of their series ‘COFFEE WITH CEO’ the team met Parag Milk Foods’ (Parag) Chairman Mr. Devendra Shah and CFO Mr. Vimal Agarwal to gain insights into its business
Reclaiming Global Leadership in Textile Manufacturing
In an interview with Fibre2Fashion, Satyashri Mohanty discusses how Indian textile is losing its "cheap labor" based competitive edge and how exporters have no option but to make a huge paradigm change to regain a compelling advantage in the international markets.
Vector Consulting Group Hires from Top B-schools
In the recently concluded placement season for 2018, the company has recruited talent from premier institutes like XLRI, IIMs and ISB.
The Textile Magazine
Himatsingka: Emerging global leader in home textiles
The group has carved a niche for itself in home textiles, not by treading old beaten paths but by taking on risks and challenges that have elevated it to be amongst the most advanced textile companies the world
Pratibha Syntex Wins C&A’s ‘Best Global Supplier Award’
Pratibha Syntex (Indore), a well-known Indian apparel exporter and a leading manufacturer and exporter of knitted garments and Speciality yarn
Godrej Interio : Happy Customers, the TOC way
Interio’s B2B arm provides solutions for office furniture requirements and has been experiencing intense competition from the local mid-sized and small players, as well as imports.
Vector Consulting Group Wins 2016 AMCF Spotlight Awards With Godrej Material Handling Division and Pratibha Syntex Ltd.
Vector Consulting Group, the largest management consulting firm in the space of Theory of Constraints in Asia, was announced the winner in 2 categories of the AMCF Spotlight
Fleetguard Filters, Client of Vector Consulting Group Wins 2016 TOCICO International Achievement Award
Vector Consulting Group, India’s largest management consulting firm in the space of Theory of Constraints, is proud to announce that their client, Fleetguard Filters, is the winner of 2016 TOCICO International Achievement Award, Platinum Level.
Vector Consulting Group Announces Launch of its First Business Novel 'Apparent in Hindsight' for the Auto Industry
The book delves deep into the chronic problems faced by almost all companies in the Indian automotive industry. It closely examines and challenges the fundamental assumptions that have held firm since time immemorial and guided the management of these companies in procurement, operations, distribution and sales
Mr. Arvind Balaji, President ACMA, Launches the Book 'Apparent in Hindsight' Authored by Vector Consulting Group
‘Apparent in Hindsight’ was launched by Mr. Arvind Balaji, President ACMA, during ACMA’s (Automotive Components Manufacturers Association) western region meet, in Pune.
Fighting Fakes in Auto Parts
If you own car or bike, at some point in time, it will go in for repairs and maintenance. At that point in time the mechanic may replace one or few of the parts
2015 AMCF Spotlight Awards Finalists
The AMCF finalists were chosen by an independent panel of judges who assessed the quality of each submission and rigorously evaluated them against detailed selection criteria
Vector Consulting Group Hires from IIM-A, XLRI and ISB
Vector Consulting Group, the largest and fastest growing management consulting company in the space of Theory of Constraints (TOC) in India, has recruited from premier institutes like XLRI, IIM-A and ISB campuses in the recently concluded placement season for 2015
How to become your OEM's favourite supplier
Tier 1 suppliers of the auto industry claim that they fulfill more than 90% of the orders of the OEMs on a monthly basis. The OEMs, however, complain that the supplies are highly unreliable
The Threat of E-tailers! How do you over come?
E-tailers, with their astronomical valuation figures, are all the rage these days. The daily papers are full of stories of unprecedented funding figures
Wholesalers on pull replenishment, an oxymoron?
How are the ‘theories’ presented in these books that are studied in classrooms applicable
The Economic Times
Companies resort to Theory of Constraints to stay ahead in the game
Godrej & Boyce has 15 different businesses under it, from appliances to furniture and security systems.
In search of the Silver Bullet
Most discrete manufacturing plants struggle with maintaining good on-time delivery performance. Consistent on-time performance of high 90s (sticking to committed deadline) is extremely rare
Implementing Pull Systems in Mom-n-Pop Store Formats
The last week of the month is the most stressful for sales managers of consumer goods companies as they fight to conquer sales targets (not to mention the stress on the dispatch people and the channel partners)
Godrej Security Solutions Wins 2014 TOCICO International Achievement Award
The company has been awarded the TOCICO International Achievement Award 2014 for sustained excellence and demonstrated results utilizing Theory of Constraints (TOC), in addition to significant contributions to the TOC community
Interview of Mr Puneet Kulraj with Indiainfoline.com
In an interview with Indiainfoline.com, Puneet talks about how ours is a recommendation-thin and implementation-thick engagement model both in terms of time and payouts
The Economic Times
Retailers Dilemma: To grow rapidly or to grow cautiously?
It is relatively easier for retail chains to show rapid sales growth by opening new stores, however if there is no profit then continuing on this path of growth jeopardizes the very existence of the company.
The Hindu Business Line
Cashing in on Constraints
Small appliances brand Morphy Richards challenged standard industry practices by adopting the Theory of Constraints.
World Retail Award 2013
The platform brings together the leaders of today’s global retail industry from the established market leaders to the most innovative start-ups and disruptors
Vector Consulting Group recruits from IIMs and XLRI
In the ongoing placement season of 2013, Vector plans to recruit 10 consultants from the premier institutes of the country like IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Bangalore and XLRI-Jamshedpur
The Financial Express
Reinventing the Bookshop
With TOC implementation, Landmark ensures high availability at low inventory across its stores, and its product mix decisions and innovations have paid off
Go with the flow
The automobile industry in India comes with a disclaimer. That the looping challenges of its component manufacturers, who supply anything from nuts and bolts to seats to the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), puts the brakes on its ambitious plans.
Jyoti Ltd. Partners with Vector Consulting Group to Revamp its Supply Chain
Vector Consulting Group will be the implementation partner for transforming the supply chain of Jyoti Ltd. using the TOC principles. Through Theory of Constraints, Jyoti Ltd. intends to redefine paradigms of managing the multi-project environment.
Paper on "Task Prioritization Rules For Project Execution" by Vector Consulting Group gets published in IJERA
This paper provides a substantially better way to prioritize the tasks within a multi-project environment than the one currently advocated by Critical Chain Project Management and used by its practitioners
The Hindu Business Line
Removing supply constraints at TACSA
How Tata Automobile Corpn South Africa is tackling short-supply of spares.
The Economic Times
Don’t know what’s holding your company back? Theory of Constraints might give you the answer
The TOC approach takes a cause-and-effect route towards establishing and exploiting the ‘weakest link’ (constraints’) within an organisation that prevents it from reaching profitability and efficiency levels well beyond its ken