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.
The ‘Leap Year’ at Raymond
In an interview with Outlook Business, Satyashri Mohanty explains on how vector team identifed the real problem faced at Raymond’s textile division and that the problem had to be fixed on priority
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.
Schneider Electric Streamlines Software Development With a Nonlinear Approach
Schneider Electric and partner Vector Consulting Group, a supplychain operations firm diagnosed a core issue that afflicts many of today’s software development environments.
Bajaj Electricals Limited receives 2019 ASCM Corporate Award of Excellence for Advance Supply Chain Industry
Bajaj Electricals with the help of its partner Vector Consulting Group, the company configured an entirely new supply chain to reduce replenishment lead times and increase supply reliability.
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.
Century Plyboards India Limited
Centuryply adopts ‘pull-based’ strategy
By adopting a ‘pull-based’ strategy as opposed to a ‘push’ in collaboration with Vector Consulting Group, Centuryply has ushered a paradigm shift in its operations.
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.
TOC Sets New Industry Standards
Theory of constraints processes for distribution and retailing has become an industry standard and is so recognized by analysts and competing players of Bajaj Electricals where these processes have been rolled out.
Parag Milk Foods Limited | Investor Presentation
Parag Milk Foods: From “Push” to “Pull”
Parag Milk Foods announced the results of its new sales pilot after it rolled out TOC Pull distribution solution to provide very high availability at lower inventory while simultaneously improving freshness of products at retail points.
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
VIP’s real-time conveyor belt
The luggage maker has shifted to a manufacturing model dictated by sales performance. VIP Industries, which was set up in 1971, has four factories that together produce nearly five million pieces annually
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.
Conventional Management Approach Is A Misfit Today, Says Vector Consulting Director
Kiran Kothekar, Founding Director, Vector Consulting Group, in an interview with Business Today talks on the trends seen in the consulting space in India
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.
A practical approach to implement pull based manufacturing
The pioneering endeavours of auto greats Henry Ford and Taiichi Ohno have deeply impacted the industry. The pervasive influence of their ideas can be seen in most of today’s manufacturing environments
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.
Vector Consulting Group With KOEL (Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited) Wins 2015 AMCF Spotlight Awards for Value & Excellence in Management Consulting
Vector Consulting Group bags the AMCF Spotlight Award for the Second Year in a row in the supply chain category at New York city
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
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
CCI directives - not necessarily bad news for OEMs
The Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) recent penalty on a few car manufacturers for what it calls “restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices” may be perceived as a disagreeable reprimand to the auto industry.
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.
A spare parts strategy for OEMs in the automobile sector
Competition Commission of India has recently come down heavily on a majority of car manufacturers in India for restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices
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)
Getting off on the right foot
As the Indian footwear industry becomes more organised, players are honing their forecasting, distribution and display skills to woo the fashion-conscious buyer
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
Mahindra First Choice Services (MFCS) Partners with Vector Consulting Group (VCG) to revamp its Supply Chain
Vector Consulting Group Enters Into an Engagement With Mahindra First Choice Services to Build an Agile Supply Chain Using Principles of Theory of Constraints
The Hindu Business Line
Cashing in on Constraints
Small appliances brand Morphy Richards challenged standard industry practices by adopting the Theory of Constraints.
VIP Industries Partners with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its Supply Chain
Vector Consulting Group Enters Into an Engagement With VIP Industries to Build an Agile Supply Chain Using Principles of Theory of Constraints
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
Taking a big leap in consultancy – the VCG way
Helping companies beat downturn blues means big bucks these days, and consultants make hay as the sun still shines!
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.
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