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The Goal

What it is

One the world’s most-influential business books. In it, renowned author Eli Goldratt explains why traditional efficiency improvement methods fail, and offers a breakthrough alternative.

Why we recommend it

Everything we do is based on the Theory of Constraints methods outlined here. There’s no better way to learn what it is, and how we use it to drive-up performance.

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Necessary But Not Sufficient

What it is

“To realize value, bottom-line value, technology is Necessary but Not Sufficient.” NBNS outlines why most ERP investments, while often necessary, are not sufficient to deliver sustainable business results. System-wide based business management methodology and associated behaviour changes need to be driven outside of a technology platform to solve supply chain and operations management problems.

Why we recommend it

In its analysis of supply chain technology, NBNS ultimately outlines the basis for Demand Driven Replenishment and Production Management approaches and prescribes how to leverage your ERP investment to increase availability, reduce inventory and maximize system throughput.

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FEATURED POSTS

  • MTO, MTS or MTA: What’s best for your manufacturing business?

    Explore the pros and cons of Make to Order and Make to Stock strategies vs Make to Availability, a Demand-Driven Replenishment alternative.

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  • Discover the benefits of CCPM at Critical Chain 2024

    Improving project management for new product launch and development processes is an often overlooked way to boost your bottom line.

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  • Is inventory imbalance killing your KPIs?

    Too much and not enough inventory at the same time destroys your plant and business performance. Here’s how to stop the Stock Shock effect.

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ALL ARTICLES

  • MTO, MTS or MTA: What’s best for your manufacturing business?

    Explore the pros and cons of Make to Order and Make to Stock strategies vs Make to Availability, a Demand-Driven Replenishment alternative.

    VIEW ARTICLE

  • Discover the benefits of CCPM at Critical Chain 2024

    Improving project management for new product launch and development processes is an often overlooked way to boost your bottom line.

    VIEW ARTICLE

  • Is inventory imbalance killing your KPIs?

    Too much and not enough inventory at the same time destroys your plant and business performance. Here’s how to stop the Stock Shock effect.

    VIEW ARTICLE

  • Four Reasons Why Your ERP Sucks & Continuously Fails to Deliver

    Four key reasons why ERPs regularly underperform and fail to provide the expected ROI.

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  • How cost accounting wrecks profits

    This article has been written by Jack Warchalowski, a world-leading expert in Demand Driven Replenishment (DDR) and the application of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to the supply chain and manufacturing operations.

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  • Does MRP Have a Role in a Volatile Market Place

    Presented by Pete Milroy, VP of CMS Montera at the 2011 APICS Grand Valley Chapter Innovation Conference.

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