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Towards a successful connected planning journey

Towards a successful connected planning journey

With the world changing at a faster pace than ever before the need for organizations to be able to react quick is drastically increasing. This has impacted the way we have designed our business processes, but in the complex environments of today having processes in place without system support is not enough. There’s a need […]

5 tips to get your people on board of your transformation journey

5 tips to get your people on board of your transformation journey

In a fast and ever-changing world, companies that want to remain competitive need to embrace change. But how to embrace change when the transformation journey is long and challenging? Let’s compare it with climbing a mountain. You know the target; you know the path to get there and you hope it will be straight forward […]

7 guiding principles to build your data factory

7 guiding principles to build your data factory

Master data is the fuel that drives your organization forward. When you use gasoline in a diesel vehicle or use fuel of inferior quality it harms the performance of your car. The same applies to master data. Incorrect/incomplete master data can slow down your entire organization. Therefore, investing in data quality should be considered as […]

3 challenges to overcome during your ‘phygital’ warehouse automation projects

3 challenges to overcome during your ‘phygital’ warehouse automation projects

Are you currently planning any projects in your warehouse? Or do you have some projects planned in the future? In any case, I bet they are “phygital.“ When talking about warehouse automation, most people think of physical automation, such as building a new warehouse or changing the way of working with visible layout changes (such […]

The road towards successful change management

The road towards successful change management

As published at Ad Ultima blog on 15 April 2020 – interview with Anouk Schoenmakers, partner bluecrux People often think that change management is all about the soft, communicative (and often non-measurable) side of the change in question. Nothing could be further from the truth though, as a change strategy takes the concrete results into […]

3 ways to navigate your people & planning organization through the digital wave

3 ways to navigate your people & planning organization through the digital wave

Digital transformations -such as APS transformations- are creating a multitude of opportunities in terms of inventory reduction, service improvement, etc.. However, they also put increased expectations on your planners. In all the activities we see planners executing today as a result of the digital transformation, the focus is (finally) fundamentally shifting. Towards a pro-active environment […]

4 key aspects to consider in your journey towards a customer centric supply chain

4 key aspects to consider in your journey towards a customer centric supply chain

There are too many buffalo’s, we need more cheetahs. No, this is not a call to action to reduce wild buffalo herds, nor to protect the cheetah. Not that we do not care about the world’s beautiful wildlife, on the contrary… It is merely a throwback to an analogy we make to picture the way […]

How to choose your gamechanger(s) in a ‘phygital’ world

How to choose your gamechanger(s) in a ‘phygital’ world

What do you get when you collect 150+ supply chain & operations professionals digitally, for a virtual adventure filled with inspiration, interaction & new insights? Our annual bluecrux event. This year it’s all about how companies can embrace their inner data nerd to get their supply chain future-proof and ready for the next generation. And […]

Digital supply chain planning: finding synergy between process, people, data, technology, and tools

Digital supply chain planning: finding synergy between process, people, data, technology, and tools

We are in the middle of an APO replacement wave, where many companies have either already implemented an Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) tool, are in the process of doing so or have a placeholder on their roadmap. Yes, supply chain planning is hot and digital planning is even hotter. This last one is however […]

How to break through efficiency plateaus in operations

How to break through efficiency plateaus in operations

Do you agree that regardless of your chosen business strategy and organizational culture, the drive for efficiency has always been the common goal? Say hello to your efficiency plateau Over the past years, pretty much all approaches have chosen their battles, defining the goals and drive for improvement. And in the end, it does not […]

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