The chemical value chain is moving further eastwards, towards Asia. It is time for European players to shed old habits. To create real value for their customers, they have to take a fresh look at their supply chain as well as their workforce, and embrace digital transformation wholeheartedly.
Challenges for the chemical industry
Price swings in commodities, key ingredients, co-products and by-products make it hard to predict raw material trade-offs and manage value streams, let alone streamline your entire supply chain.
To become a true solutions provider and partner to your customers, you have to know what they need, make reliable predictions of their demands and deliver on your promises.
Your highly skilled workforce is your main asset. How can you best deploy your workforce in a 24/7 setup?
“95% of chemical manufacturers feel that talent management is important to safeguard the development of the supply chain leader”
Moving you from static Supply Chain & Operations to Integrated Business Planning (IBP) will ensure your end-to-end financial optimization, enabling you to make the smartest trade-off decisions. Better still, we provide you with optimal forward-looking planning-sensitive parameters based on industry 4.0 techniques by introducing LightsOutPlanning.
Dive into your customer’s journey
Our customer management program focuses on the customer journey, perfect order execution and creating more value for customers. Being closer to your customers also allows you to tap into innovative solutions.
Climb with your people
For plans, programs and tools to really work, you need the right people, in both the short and the long term. Our Binocs tool, which resulted from co-creation with our clients, helps you to better plan your resource capabilities and make your workforce more efficient. A lot of people in the chemical industry typically work in a 24/7 system. We team up with fatigue management specialist Alexander van Eekelen to find the best match between the internal clocks of your talent pool and manageable working systems.
Let’s dive together
Tineke Van Vlaenderen
Reference clients in the chemical industry
Founded in 1866, Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global coatings company dedicated solely to the development, manufacture and sale of liquid and powder coatings.
EXMAR NV is a Belgium-based company engaged in the operation and ownership of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Carrier. The Company’s activities are structured into four business segments: LPG, LNG, Offshore and Services.
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