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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.

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Business Standard

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.

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SupplyChainBrain

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.

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CLSA

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.

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Skipper Limited

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.

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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.

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Edelweiss Research

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

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Ambit Insights

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.

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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.

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businesswireindia

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.

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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

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Business Standard

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

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fibre2fashion.com

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

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Business Today

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

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The Hindu Business Line

CV service: Tata Motors rides Vector model for turnaround

Tata Motors is transforming its commercial vehicle after-sales service operations to ensure vehicle owners come back to its authorised service outlets or maintenance, which gives it a key edge.

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PRnewswire.com

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

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PRnewswire.com

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.

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ETAuto.com

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

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PRnewswire.com

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

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ETRetail.com

A folly called trade promotions

Companies vie with each other to spend more and more in BTL activities and schemes with the hope that these will fructify into sales

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PRnewswire.com

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

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ETRetail.com

How to keep your store from going out of business

When a retail store shuts down merely months after the grand opening, the failure is blamed on a host of external factors such as poor footfalls or economy being down or location issues etc.

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ETRetail.com

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

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PRNewswire

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

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PRnewswire

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

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ETAuto.com

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

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ETAuto.com

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.

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Business World

Time to Invest in Thought-ware?

Do we really see the world around us with our eyes or do we see it using our mental models. Behavioral scientists are concluding that when it comes to perceiving the world around us, our prejudices shaped by past experiences play a major role

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ETRetail.com

Wholesalers on pull replenishment, an oxymoron?

How are the ‘theories’ presented in these books that are studied in classrooms applicable

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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.

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SmartCEO Magazine

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

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ETRetail.com

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)

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Business Standard

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

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The Hindu Business Line

Thinking on their feet

That Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was a champion of the co-operative movement is well-known. But a little-known fact is that he extended the concept of co-operatives to not only banking, farming and sugar, but shoes as well.

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PRnewswire.com

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

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Indiainfoline.com

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

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PRnewswire

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

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The Hindu Business Line

Cashing in on Constraints

Small appliances brand Morphy Richards challenged standard industry practices by adopting the Theory of Constraints.

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PRnewswire.com

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

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PRnewswire

2013 AMCF Finalist

Vector Consulting Groups’ TOC implementation project with Fleetguard Filter has been selected as finalists for the 2013 Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) award for supply chain excellence

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ETRetail.com

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

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Businesswire

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

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Business Standard

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!

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Business Standard

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.

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businesswireindia.com

Jyoti Ltd. Partners with Vector Consulting Group to Revamp its Supply Chain {power transmission image to be used which is being used for bajaj electricals}

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.

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Lucas Indian Service Partners with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its Supply Chain

Lucas Indian Service (LIS) has entered into a multi-year engagement with Vector Consulting Group to build an agile supply chain using principles of Theory of Constraints.

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Ijera

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

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The Hindu Business Line

Removing supply constraints at TACSA

How Tata Automobile Corpn South Africa is tackling short-supply of spares.

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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