High-tech discrete manufacturers lacking supply chain innovation

Posted by Ross Perkins on 01-Oct-2018 16:41:10

High-tech discrete manufacturers are starting to feel a very real and uncomfortable truth; the world has changed and the majority of supply chains simply have not innovated quickly enough to succeed effectively.

In an industry where the need for high levels of product customisation meets an ever-increasing demand for faster time to market, many discrete manufacturing supply chains are starting to burst at the seams.

The Situation

  • Consumers are expecting regular and rapid innovation at a pace never seen before. It is no coincidence that one of the most commonly used phrases in supply chain at the moment is ‘innovate or die’. Most supply chains have not developed at the same pace of innovation.
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Topics: Supply Chain, SAP Ariba, Collaboration

Post Master's life in a niche consultancy

Posted by Charles Nti on 07-Nov-2017 11:37:06

When coming to the end of my full-time master's programme at Cranfield University, the focus began to shift back towards the next step of my career and preparing myself to enter the challenging world of the job market. Keeping one eye on possible career opportunities while trudging through thesis research seemed like a daunting task which caused widespread panic across the students in my course, nightmares of sieving through online applications for various companies in tandem with hours of daily thesis research. Sounds like a wonderful way to spend your spring and summer right?

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Topics: Olivehorse, Career, Graduate, Master's, Recruitment, Supply Chain, Analyst