New London, NH (PRWEB) November 14, 2011
Oliver Wight Americas, Inc., the global business consulting firm that developed Sales and Operations Planning/Integrated Business Planning (S&OP/IBP), has released its newest white paper, “Kanban and Enterprise Resource Planning: The True Understanding of Lean.”
Dennis Groves and Jim Correll, Oliver Wight principals with decades of practitioner experience, have written the paper to share their insights. They explain how to use both Kanban and ERP together to create a demand-driven system that is responsive to demand volatility and uncertainty. In doing so, they debunk myths about both methodologies. They explain how to use these two methodologies together to gain greater flexibility and responsiveness and simultaneously improve customer service and reduce inventory.
The authors continue to add to the body of knowledge in planning and manufacturing. The Oliver Wight principals previously teamed to author, with Kevin Herbert, the book, Achieving Class A Business Excellence – an Executive’s Perspective. Jim Correll has also co-authored with Kevin Herbert the book, Gaining Control: Managing Capacity and Priorities.
About Oliver Wight Americas Inc.
Oliver Wight Americas, Inc. has been both a thought leader and hands-on practitioner for over 40 years. As a global business management consulting and education firm, the company specializes in helping organizations work smarter, faster, and better than their competitors. Its principals are seasoned professionals who have real-world manufacturing experience and transfer this knowledge throughout an organization, providing tools to help organizations internalize that knowledge and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The largest world-wide consultancy of its type, Oliver Wight has offices throughout Europe, North and South America, and the Asia/Pacific Region. For more information, please visit http://www.OliverWight-Americas.com.
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