The Textile Magazine
Himatsingka : The Growth Story
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 Implements TOC : Creates a 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.
Sourcing Electrical and Lighting: Bajaj is redesigning its distribution supply chain so that channel partners invest less and earn more, faster.
Bajaj Electricals LTD (BEL), the legacy brand in electrical and lighting, has decided to rework its distribution supply chain in order to improve response time, cut costs, and boost profitability
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
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
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.
Vector Consulting Group wins AMCF 2015 global spotlight awards second year in a row for supply chain excellence
Finalists are selected across 13 categories for project work that best illustrates how consulting teams add value to their clients’ organizations and to society at large
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
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
Wholesalers on pull replenishment, an oxymoron?
How are the ‘theories’ presented in these books that are studied in classrooms applicable
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
Why On-Time Delivery in Manufacturing has remained elusive for several years
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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
2013 AMCF Awards
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
Adesh Gupta, CEO Liberty Shoes Ltd acknowledges contribution of Vector Consulting in triggering the growth momentum in his company
Making sure your business works for you requires boundaries between owner and entity. It is about understanding that there are indeed two distinct systems at play here: the family and the business.
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.
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
Vivek Ltd -The Unlimited One Stop Shop, partners with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its supply chain
Vivek Ltd recognizes the potential of the Theory of Constraints in enhancing its profitability
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
A Viable Vision – Making profits a reality in a global recession
Viable vision leads a company from its current financial situation to one of significantly greater profits
Bajaj Electricals partners Vector Consulting Group to revamp its supply chain
Bajaj electricals LTD (BEL), the legacy brand in electricals and lighting, has decided to rework its distribution supply chain in order to improve response time, cut costs, and boost profitability.