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COVID-19
Profitability percentage (%)
A good measure for evaluation of operational productivity should avoid the two errors—false positives and false negatives. Let us check if the measure of profitability calculated as PBDIT as percent of sales meets the criteria. A growing company, improving profitability IPBDIT as percent of sales (PBDIT%)] over the years is often seen as an improvement in performance.
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
The road less travelled
Find out how companies can solve the sales dilemma with ‘pull’ mode of sales
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
TOC replenishment in a wholesale- dominated market, an oxymoron?
A lot of my friends in the distribution industry (and I have lots of them!) are quite intrigued by the fact I make a living out of implementing things as simple as “The Goal ” and “Its Not Luck ”.
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
Old is gold no more
Perishable goods industry is finding it increasingly difficult to live with the problem of low freshness of stocks at the point of sale. Find out how TOC can help?
Arvind Singh Rana
COVID-19
Managing distribution chain: Is there a better way than gazing the crystal ball?
Find out how companies can get the right material to the right place and ensure availability
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
Straightening the hockey stick in sales and distribution
Read about how to break the omnipresent month end skew and release capacity
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
From inventory turns to norm turns
In Distribution centric organizations, the level of Inventory is perceived to be a critical measure to understand the health of the system (inventory with respect to sale).
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
Power of availability
Find out how you can grow sales at double the market growth rate without any additional investment!
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
Who creates slow movers?
Read about how can companies convert slow-movers into a fast-mover
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
Build to buffer
One challenge in the fashion industry is that forecasts often are wrong, especially at the individual item and retailer levels. Additionally, only about 15 percent of new designs turn out to be winners, selling out in about six to eight weeks.
Mahesh Gupta & James F. Cox III, Ph.D., CFPIM, CIRM
COVID-19
The devolution marketing
A large portion of what drove us into the Great Recession is rooted in this dysfunctional pattern of distribution.
Andrew R. Thomas & Timothy J. Wilkinson
COVID-19
A folly called trade promotions
Read about how the results of a field research into retailer behaviour indicates contrary to the entrenched belief in the consumer good industry
Puneet Kulraj & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
100% availability with less than half the inventory
Find out how stock replenishment time is the key to bringing down inventory in the entire distribution channel
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
Everyone can win!
Read to understand how textile companies can get an edge over competition keeping with the current trends in markets
Chandrachur Datta
COVID-19
Fleetguard Filters Pvt. Ltd. (NPD)
In addition to the reduction in stress levels of people, productivity improved three times and reduced iterations by more than half
COVID-19
Schneider Electric
After the company adopted the TOC flow model for software development, productivity increased by a whopping 71%!
COVID-19
Managing a Fashion Supply Chain
Implementing pull based supply chain solutions of TOC from the conventional push based supply chain
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Think small, reap big
Textile companies can solve their problems with huge inventory and significant markdowns
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Dealing with variety in supply chain
Companies can continuously add product variety without creating chaos in their supply chain. Find out how
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
Reclaiming global leadership in textile manufacturing: Challenges & solutions
Find out why to be globally competitive, Indian textile exporters have no option but to make a huge paradigm change
Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Weaving magic in textile sampling with Theory of Constraints
Find out how an effective sampling process can help textile and garment companies to stay at par with the continuously evolving global trends
Chandrachur Datta
COVID-19
A stitch in time: Cutting lead time and improving reliability of textile supply chains
Read about how garment and textile manufacturing plants can not just reduce costs but also reduce lead time of supply
Chandrachur Datta & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Disentangling sales: Increasing sales productivity in textile companies
Find out how to increase bandwidth and bring transparency and agility in textile & garment companies.
Chandrachur Datta & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Manufacturing strategy for fashion garments
Textile manufacturing practices in India are primarily geared towards leveraging economies of scale and an increasingly non-existent " low cost advantage". This makes it an enormous challenge for large Indian garment manufacturing firms to take up higher margin but lower volume fashion garment orders. Find out how this industry can change gears.
Chandrachur Datta & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Stop digging if you are already in a hole!
Find out how design departments can continuously increase output even when capacity is limited by adopting TOC
Satyashri Mohanty & Prabhat Choudhury
COVID-19
Enabling resource productivity in project environments
Find out how most projects are managed under several erroneous paradigms which lead to chronic delays
Kedar Amdekar & Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Critical chain project management: doing more projects – faster!
Read about how projects can be managed differently and more effectively using the Theory of Constraints approach
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Caught in a time wrap!
Large construction and erection projects seem to have a dubious record – most of them are delayed with significant cost overruns.
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Improving flow in large infrastructure projects
Most of the large infrastructure projects are actually many independent sub-projects, almost executed in parallel with integration at the end.
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Deadline culture – does it help?
Do task deadlines really help control wastage of time? Find out.
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
The curse of multi-project environments
Find out how TOC can help companies avoid havoc of delays in projects
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Unshackling infrastructure industry
Find out how companies can not only manage but also flourish in spite of the inherent challenges of project environments
Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Getting CCPM implementation right
Cherry-picking solution components and sequencing them incorrectly can lead to the failure of CCPM implementations
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
What is more important in projects – time, cost or quality?
Project management literature talks about the need to measure and control all three variables of the project – Time, Quality, and Costs (or budget).
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
EPC reborn focus on flow
Find out how to deliver EPC projects on time even in an environment of high uncertainty
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Right for accounting. Wrong for project management.
Financial accounting is a challenge in project organizations involved in delivering large construction projects for its clients.
Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Bridging the pandemic chasm
Read this article to know how infrastructure companies can manage a quick post-lockdown transition and revival, in spite of the current working capital woes
Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla, Damodar Enduri, Shantonu Ghosh
COVID-19
The unresolved conflict: Modern retail vs. consumer goods companies
Is a win-win solution possible for this ubiquitous tug of war over “margins” between brands and their retailers?
Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Small is big
Find out a highly cost effective solution to reaching out to even the smallest of retailer point with a single tier distribution network
Sudheer S & Satyashri Mohanty
COVID-19
Battle for India’s retail market: Who will rescue traditional stores from online retailers?
A replenishment based distribution system can help consumer good companies protect their traditional channel from being decimated by e-commerce.
Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
Overcoming the threat of e-tailers
Find out how brands and retailers can evolve themselves by using TOC while addressing the needs of customers
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
Accelerated pharma manufacturing
Pharmaceutical plants can discover hidden capacity, significantly increase output and respond quickly to market demand. Find out how.
Chandrachur Datta, Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla & Achal Pande
COVID-19
Solar eclipse in sales & distribution
A study was conducted to understand the impact of absence of wholesaling on market availability of FMCG during and immediately after the complete lockdown. The results are surprising but conclusive.
Mayuresh Satpute, Malik Rafi, Shankar Arora, Mohit Saini & Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
Retail sales operations: Challenges in the current COVID environment
Companies who sell through retailers and depend on salespeople for order collection are facing unprecedented challenges to manage sales in the current COVID environment. Is there a way out?
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
Pandemic-resistant manufacturing and distribution
Find out how consumer goods companies can build immunity with six levels of supply chain flexibility.
Satyashri Mohanty, Puneet Kulraj and Sachin Jain
COVID-19
An SOS for the OEMs
The actions of the OEMs have cascading effects in the entire supply chain
Kiran Kothekar
COVID-19
The ‘Delhi effect’
Distribution companies have always been wary of wholesalers in their distribution chain.
Puneet Kulraj
COVID-19
The great Indian productivity myth
Find out how companies can improve their productivity by using the flow techniques of TOC
Satyashri Mohanty & Dr. Shelja Jose Kuruvilla
COVID-19
A viable vision
Most business and supply chain strategies focus on reducing cost at each link in the chain, and thus they create adversarial relationships.
James F. Cox III, Ph.D., PhD, CFPIM, CIRM
COVID-19
The liquidity crunch
Maintaining liquidity is providing to be a major problem for the automotive industry but it can be tackled.
Kiran Kothekar

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