The Situation

The Belgian manufacturing plant of a Japanese pharmaceutical company was facing supply chain organisational problems after the global implementation of SAP/APO
The company needed to attract SAP/APO expertise in order to improve the organisation of the production planning

The Solution

A supply chain specialist with extensive SAP/APO/PPDS experience in healthcare was put in place by a WIL Group member
The expert was responsible for:

  • The day to day production planning

  • The streamlining of the supply chain processes

  • The coaching and training of the supply chain team members

The Result

The in-house expertise of the PPDS module was brought up to speed.

The streamlining of the processes resulted in:

A significant decrease in inventory levels

Optimisation of batch sizes and lead times

Better utilisation of the existing plant capacity

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