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Press Releases from Oliver Wight EAME (33 total)

Oliver Wight to host Integrated Business Planning Think Tank with events group, …

Leading business transformation consultants, Oliver Wight, are hosting an exclusive Think Tank for 15 carefully selected supply chain professionals in Dusseldorf, Germany on 24th May 2016. The event will focus on driving corporate growth through the use of Integrated Business Planning. Moderating the workshop are Oliver Wight Associates and thought-leaders on this topic, Liam Harrington and Debbie Bowen-Heaton who will demonstrate how organisations can overcome current and future challenges to

Only nine percent of business leaders are doing enough to equip staff for the fu …

The latest Oliver Wight conference, with its theme of ‘Business Transformation and How to Achieve it’, exposes that while business leaders recognise people are the key to success, they are not doing enough to prepare their teams for future challenges. A poll of 80 business leaders from nearly 40 European companies, conducted at the Oliver Wight Conference and Class A Awards Dinner, reveals that the biggest challenge for businesses in 2017

Oliver Wight hosts 3rd annual conference in Amsterdam

Leading business transformation consultants, Oliver Wight, are hosting an exclusive conference on how to achieve business transformation through Integrated Business Planning on 11th and 12th April in Amsterdam. This premium event for Oliver Wight clients, both past and present, is at the Sheraton Hotel, Amsterdam. The two-day event will include a Class A Awards Dinner with guest speaker, French Paralympic Biathlon champion, Anne Floriet, followed by a full day of

Oliver Wight launches Integrated Business Planning Maturity Self-Assessment tool

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) experts, Oliver Wight, have launched an online IBP Maturity Self-Assessment tool designed to determine how mature a business’s processes are. In order to embark on a successful journey of performance improvement it is imperative that a business identifies its true level of business maturity; this can be accurately judged using the Oliver Wight Maturity Model. The Oliver Wight Maturity Model characterises a business as being in one

Oliver Wight shows how to unlock continuous improvement with new Process Ownersh …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, have published a new white paper, titled ‘Process Ownership: The key to change management success’. The publication addresses how to manage continual change within a business if customer demand is to be met efficiently and profitably, now and into the future. Too often, once a change programme has been implemented and the project team has been reabsorbed back into the business, the benefits gradually slip

Oliver Wight To Host Seminar For Senior Executives On Planning For Growth In A V …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, are hosting the next seminar in their thought leadership series, titled ‘Predictability out of complexity: Planning for growth in a volatile environment’. The event is for senior executives, to be held at The Belfry Hotel, West Midlands, on May 20th 2015, looking to improve their business performance post-recession. Analyst firm Gartner predicts that 69 percent of organisations will increase their spending on Integrated Business Planning (IBP)/S&OP

New Oliver Wight interactive workshop explains why business maturity is fundamen …

An interactive workshop led by business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, will allow delegates at the IBF Supply Chain Forecasting and Planning Conference to assess the maturity of their demand management processes so they can drive sustainable improvement. The workshop will take place at the Doubletree Hilton in Amsterdam, 20-21 November 2014. Oliver Wight Partner, Debbie Bowen-Heaton explains why business maturity is so important: “Faced with increasing demands from customers and shareholders,

Optimising supply chains for the future with new Oliver Wight and Oracle worksho …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME, in partnership with Oracle, are running a free half-day workshop for senior executives on optimising supply chains to create ‘the ultimate profitable customer experience’, now and for the future. The morning workshop, which is followed by a networking lunch, will be held at Oracle’s City office in Moorgate, London on December 2nd 2014. It will demonstrate how, through the integration of processes, people and tools,

Oliver Wight share how to get businesses fit for the future at Autumn Supply Cha …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, will explain how business can get fit for the future at The Supply Chain Forum, an event dedicated to presenting new thinking and new solutions for senior logistics professionals. The forum is on 21 October 2014 at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham. “As organisations change focus from survival to growth, more and more companies are asking themselves if they are ready to meet the changing market conditions,”

The Oliver Wight Conference returns to Brussels

Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural Oliver Wight Conference, the business improvement specialists have announced their second annual European customer conference. The event, for Oliver Wight customers past and present, will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, Brussels airport, on November 18th and 19th 2014. Jam-packed with motivational customer stories, and streamed interactive workshops, as well as an exclusive insight into the new, exciting AIMMS, Districon and Oliver Wight

Maximise business processes with new Oliver Wight and Oracle workshop

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME, in partnership with Oracle, will demonstrate how to maximise the return from business processes with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) at a free interactive workshop at the Williams F1 Conference Centre in Oxfordshire on July 1 2014. A recent Oliver Wight poll suggests many organisations are struggling to get the full benefit of IBP, with fewer than 50% of respondents having an Integrated Business Planning

How to get fit for the future: Oliver Wight launch new guide

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight have released a new executive guide, detailing the features and benefits of a business health check and advising on how organisations can get ‘fit for the future’. “When the global financial crisis struck, such was its speed, many businesses went in to survival mode, simply firefighting to get by. Now as demand returns, businesses need to take rapid action to improve their processes and effectively meet

Oliver Wight sheds light on creating resilient supply chains at SAPICS 2014 in S …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME, will present at the annual SAPICS conference in Sun City, Johannesburg on 1-3 June 2014. This year’s event focuses on ‘resilient supply chains’, the answer to which, explains Oliver Wight lies in collaboration across the extended supply chain. “The past couple of years have brought the complexity of global supply chains and the difficulties of controlling them into the spotlight,” says Oliver Wight Associate, Lloyd

Oliver Wight, AIMMS and Districon host joint Integrated Business Planning & Supp …

Taking place on May 20th 2014, the webinar, ‘Influence customer demand; optimize your commercial activities through Integrated Business Planning’ provides an exclusive look at an end-to-end supply chain optimization solution, designed to help businesses meet their customer’s needs in the most efficient, cost-effective and profitable way. With the sub-title, ‘Revolutionary thought-leader insights into prescriptive modelling of marketing mix activities,’ the webinar is the first in a series of joint activities

Oliver Wight, AIMMS and Districon form partnership to offer complete supply chai …

Leading supply chain optimization specialists Oliver Wight have teamed up for the first time ever with optimization technology and prescriptive modelling specialists AIMMS and logistics solutions consultancy Districon to deliver a revolutionary supply chain optimization offering. Organisations are set to gain a unique, integrated supply chain optimization solution from the fusion of expertise between these three leading practitioners. Oliver Wight transfers knowledge on best practice design and optimization, while AIMMS and

Take responsibility and improve business performance with Integrated Business Pl …

Business improvement specialists Oliver Wight are hosting a free webinar for senior executives of manufacturing, distribution, service and government organisations entitled ‘Drive business performance with Integrated Business Planning: It’s your responsibility’ on 26th March 2014 at 12.00pm (GMT). “Every company tries to ensure execution is aligned to its overall strategy but poor planning and silo behaviours can cause frustration across the business and lead to sub-optimal performance,” says Oliver Wight partner,

Oliver Wight advise on process design at Oracle Value Chain Summit

Leading business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, will offer process redesign advice at the Oracle European Value Chain Summit in Amsterdam in March. The event, free for Oracle end users, will bring together more than 350 business professionals, as they learn through a series of informative third-party presentations and hands-on workshops, how top companies are transforming their supply chains into information-driven, modern value chains. Oliver Wight’s presence at the event is part of

Practical supply chain advice from Oliver Wight at The Supply Chain Forum

Supply chain design and optimization specialists, Oliver Wight, will be offering their expertise at the Supply Chain Forum in Northamptonshire on 4th March 2014. Through a series of industry keynote presentations, interactive workshops and discussion groups, the one-day event will provide senior industry professionals with access to new ideas, solutions and innovations to help achieve superior supply chain performance. “Now more than ever, the health of an organisation depends on its ability

Oliver Wight to present at 9th annual ‘Advancing Sales and Operations Planning …

Business improvement firm, Oliver Wight are to be a keynote speaker at this year’s Marcus Evan conference designed to equip industry professionals with the skills to mature their S&OP process to Integrated Business Planning (IBP). The conference, held at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Amsterdam from the 3rd to 5th of February, provides delegates with an overview of how to improve profitability, long-term business planning and process efficiency by advancing

Unlock full financial potential of IBP with Oliver Wight and Oracle’s Interact …

Leading business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME, are working with Oracle to present the many benefits of Integrated Business Planning (IBP). The companies are jointly hosting an interactive workshop in the Knightsbridge Suite at the Oracle Offices in London on 27th November 2013. The one-day executive level workshop will demonstrate the ways in which Integrated Business Planning (Advanced Sales and Operation Planning, S&OP) can give customers absolute control over all demand,

New Oliver Wight Demand Management White Paper

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight have released a new white paper on managing demand. Authored by Oliver Wight Partner, Debbie Heaton, the white paper explains why organisations need sales and marketing to take ownership of the demand management process if they are to keep up with the competition. “In the current business environment it’s more important than ever that companies are consumer-driven; that means not only capturing and understanding demand, but

Oliver Wight Launches Annual European Conference

Business improvement specialists Oliver Wight have announced their inaugural European customer conference, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel, Brussels airport, on November 19th and 20th 2013. The conference, for Oliver Wight customers past and present, is free to attend by invitation. The event opens with a gala dinner for delegates and awards for those companies, which have achieved the Class A standard this year, followed by an inspirational after-dinner

New white paper from Oliver Wight shows people are key driver for business impro …

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, have published a white paper, which reveals the importance of recognising people are the key drivers in business improvement, in order to cultivate the right environment for inspiring sustainable change. “Striving for excellence has become increasing important in today’s complex and competitive business environment,” explains Lloyd Snowden, Oliver Wight Partner and author of the white paper, entitled ‘Managing People and Behaviours’. “But whilst organisations often address

Build better supply chain relationships with new Oliver Wight white paper

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, have released a new Supply Chain Design and Optimization white paper. It provides essential advice on how to improve relationships with strategic supply chain partners and collaborate to deliver best-in-class service at half the cost. With continuing economic uncertainty and growing global competition, successfully meeting customer demand has never been more important or challenging. The new Oliver Wight white paper, entitled ‘Supply Chain Design and Optimization:

Oliver Wight Launch New Integrated Business Planning White Paper

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight, have published ‘Integrated Business Planning for Effective Decision Making’, a white paper revealing how businesses can configure their Integrated Business Planning process and optimise decision-making to prepare for the future whatever it holds. Integrated Business Planning (IBP) has become the management process of choice for thousands of organisations to plan the organisation across a 24-month rolling horizon. But whilst businesses may well be able to see

Oliver Wight provides perfect remedy for Pfizer Havant

With the help of its Oliver Wight improvement programme, global pharmaceutical company Pfizer has made momentous progress at its Havant site, doubling production levels and generating savings of over £1.5 million in the first year. The site has been awarded two Oliver Wight Class A milestone awards. Pfizer Havant packs and distributes medicines that immunise children against pneumococcal disease and also treat severe rheumatoid arthritis. Its improvement drive has not only

Market driven supply chain is top issue for businesses

In a poll conducted by Oliver Wight, 35% of senior supply chain executives from some of the world’s best known organisations claimed that having a ‘market driven’ supply chain is the most critical issue for their business in terms of supply chain excellence. A further 30% highlighted it as the second-most critical issue. The poll was conducted during an hour-long live interactive webinar from Oliver Wight titled, ‘Supply Chain Excellence: Why

Oliver Wight leads 14th European Supply Chain Summit

Press Release 20th June 2012 Oliver Wight leads 14th European Supply Chain Summit 650 delegates and suppliers thronged to the Oliver Wight sponsored 2012 Supply Chain and Logistics Summit at Berlin’s Martim hotel on the 19th and 20th June to hear the latest thinking on all matters, supply chain. Oliver Wight partner, Stewart Kelly’s keynote presentation, ‘Supply Chain Excellence - Why it’s Now Business Critical’, packed the main conference suite with 120 senior

Oliver Wight appoint new consultant in South Africa

Business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight EAME have appointed a new South African consultant, Monte Maritz. Monte, who will be based in Stellenbosch, joins Oliver Wight from leading South African flexible packaging company, Nampak Flexible. Whilst at Nampak, Monte managed the first successful Integrated Business Planning implementation in South Africa, which transformed the organisation from a loss-making business to a highly profitable one, and achieving the prestigious Oliver Wight Class A standard. Oliver

Nampak Flexible Bounces Back with Oliver Wight’s Integrated Business Planning

Nampak Flexible has implemented Oliver Wight’s Integrated Business Planning to Class A standard and transformed itself from a loss-making business, to a highly profitable one; reducing lead times by two thirds and doubling its productivity. Part of the R15.8 billion Nampak Group, Nampak flexible is South Africa’s largest flexible packaging company. Five years ago the company was losing customers and fighting for survival. Now it has witnessed a spectacular turnaround.

Oliver Wight lead exclusive supply chain optimization day at ESC2012

Supply chain design and optimization specialists, Oliver Wight are offering the exclusive opportunity for supply chain leaders to attend the pre-conference day at the 10th annual Extended Supply Chain Conference on Monday 16th April 2012, for which they are Lead Sponsor. The consultancy firm has a limited number of tickets available for the pre-conference day, which kick-starts the three day ESC2012 event at Radisson Blu Hotel, London, and brings together key

Oliver Wight EAME releases white paper on transitioning from S&OP to Integrated …

For many years the business management process of choice for many organisations has been sales and operations planning (S&OP). Now business improvement specialists, Oliver Wight explain in their new white paper, how S&OP has evolved from its production planning roots into the fully integrated management and supply chain collaboration process it is today, in the form of Integrated Business Planning (IBP). “Many companies are missing out on the real benefits of

Aircelle Maroc are flying high with Class A accreditation from Oliver Wight

Leading aerospace component manufacturer, Aircelle Maroc, has become the first Moroccan company to achieve Oliver Wight class A accreditation. It has seen a dramatic improvement in efficiency and reputation as a result. Since implementing the Oliver Wight Class A programme, service levels at Aircelle Maroc have improved a minimum of 98%, having previously fluctuated between 70% and 80%. At the same time, stockholding levels have been reduced by a third, saving

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