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Barry Anderson, Demand & Supply Planning Specialist

CCBA is the seventh largest Coca-Cola bottling partner in the world.  As the first major corporation in Africa to take Demand Driven Materials Requirement Planning (DDMRP) beyond the borders of South Africa the team responsible will share their journey and the learning gleaned from the experience. Case study video and presentation deck available shortly in the DDI Member section.

Ruben Lawrenz, Planning Manager

Omnia’s Chemical division, operating under the Protea Chemicals brand, has a wealth of experience and a reputation for excellence in the distribution of specialty, functional effect chemicals and polymers in sub-Saharan Africa.  Ruben Lawrenz, Planning Manager will present on the tremendous effect of DDMRP on the company’s ability to support that reputation.  Case study video and presentation deck available shortly in the DDI Member section.

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New interviews from Demand Driven World 2019

Composite Bench-marking of DDMRP and DDOM Implementations

 

Thanks to Camelot Group for compiling this list of reported DDMRP and DDOM implementation results across a wide array of industries.  This bench-marking graphic is part of the Demand Diven Radar 2019 study performed by Camelot Management Consultants.  The respondents of the Demand-Driven Radar 2019 comprise all corporate roles from supply chain expert to C-Suite. The companies surveyed are predominantly headquartered in Europe and the US, but also cover all other global regions. They include SMEs as well as large enterprises.  Get the entire study: https://www.camelot-mc.com/en/study/demand-driven-radar-2019/

 
 

What People Are Saying About Demand Driven

 

People from all levels of an organization share their thoughts on what the Demand Driven approach has done for them and their organization.  What are you waiting for? 

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Tired of listening to consultants and analysts weigh in on Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP)?  Why not hear from the people that work in supply chain and planning every day?  On September 13th, 2019, Carol Ptak and Chad Smith presented for 55 minutes to nearly 500 supply chain and planning professionals at the ASCM International Conference in Las Vegas.  The presentation was called “The Four Innovations of DDMRP”.  ASCM polled the audience on what they thought about the session.  172 attendees responded and that response was overwhelming. What do these practitioners have to say about Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning?  This file is the complete and unaltered set of reviews and comments.

IMPLEMENTATION INTERVIEWS

 

Hear from company leaders about the impact Demand Driven methods are having at their organization.

 

Russia's largest steel company is implementing DDMRP.  Sergey Liharev, VP Logistics and member of the board is interviewed about the progress.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

Kim Jordan, Moog AG DDMRP Implementation Leader, talks about Moog's experiences implementing DDMRP across their global supply chain.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is one of the world's leading companies in the sector and the largest home appliance manufacturer in Europe.  Sebastian Peters, VP Global Demand and Supply Management discusses the impact of DDMRP pilots and the plans for full roll-out.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

Franz Hero, SVP Supply Chain and Logistics Development, SAP and Michael Lipton, VP Supply Chain Industry Business Solutions talk about SAP's development of DDMRP compliant software and initial customer launches. See Franz Hero's keynote address at Demand Driven World 2018 in the DDI OnDemand in the DDW 2018 tab.

Driven by science and a passion for quality, Stemcell delivers over 1500 products to more than 70 countries worldwide.  Hear how DDMRP and DDOM have transformed their global supply chain.  Barry Katz, Director - Planning, Inventory, Logistics and Customer Service is interviewed.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

This three minute interview sums up one of the world's largest Demand Driven transformations to date.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

Albea is at the heart of the beauty and cosmetics industry.  Hear how DDMRP has transformed their supply chain.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

BioMérieux has been a global leader for in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years.  Hear how DDMRP is evolving their instruments and spares value chain.  Case study and video and presentation is available in the case study section.

case studies By Industry

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AEROSPACE

 

COASA

From Demand Driven World 2017.  This leading Spanish aerospace supplier implemented  DDMRP and saw amazing results.  Manuel Castro of CMG Consultores takes the audience through the amazing transformation to this organization's planning and inventory management.

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Royal Engineered Composites

Royal Engineered Composites is literally at the leading edge of major commercial and military aerospace programs. Hear about their progress with the Demand Driven operating systems. Jason Bates talks about the changing company management structure and the need fueling a move to DDMRP.  From the 2014 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Figeac Aero

Figeac Aero supplies detailed machined parts and workpackage assemblies to major aerospace companies such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream, Embraer and Dassault.  See their DDMRP journey and initial reults in this 50 miniute video.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series.  Watch the presentation below.

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Moog Aircraft Group

Over the past 60 years, Moog has developed a reputation throughout the world as a company whose people and products are at the forefront of the aerospace industry.  Over this period, Moog has expanded its capability base to become a leading supplier of integrated control actuation systems for civil and military aircraft.  A group led by Kim Jordan, AG DDMRP Implementation Leader, share Moog's experiences implementing DDMRP across their global supply chain.  From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation

Wipaire

For 55 years, Wipaire has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Piper Cub to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single engine Cessna aircraft.  In addition, Wipaire has engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications for improved performance, convenience, and reliability. As a leading aircraft service provider, Wipaire offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing all in one convenient location. Wipaire is recognized worldwide for quality products and engineering expertise.  Matt Gutz, Senior Manufacturing Planner, presented the company's results with DDMRP at the Epicor Software User Conference in Las Vegas, NV in April 2019.

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Automotive

 

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BIO-TECH & PHARMA

 

Allergan

In a 50 minute presentation Allergan a $7+B dollar pharma company (makers of Botox) presented their DDMRP results.  In an incredibly volatile internal and external environment DDMRP delivered reductions in inventory of 30+%, lead time reductions to the distribution network in excess of 50% and service levels at 99+%.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series.  Watch the video below.

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BioMérieux

BioMérieux has been a global leader for in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years.  Today, in more than 150 countries through 43 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.  Hear how DDMRP is evolving their instruments and spares value chain by bringing new and immediate insights, and represents a true Change Management ride.  Sonia Richard, Head of Upstream​ Supply Chain and Anaïs Leblanc from Citwell present. From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation

StemCell Technologies

Stemcell Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company that develops specialty cell culture media, cell separation products and ancillary reagents for life science research. Driven by science and a passion for quality, Stemcell delivers over 1500 products to more than 70 countries worldwide.  Hear how DDMRP and DDOM have transformed their global supply chain.  Barry Katz, Director - Planning, Inventory, Logistics and Customer Service presents.  From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation

 

CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Albéa

The cosmetics and beauty market is marked by higher and higher demand volatility, a strong pressure for lead-time reduction, and increasing renewal product rates. This trend is a challenge for the entire value chain. To face this situation, ALBEA has chosen to build an agile supply chain through the combination of lean and demand-driven initiatives. Hear the impact of DDMRP on this transformation.  Richard Nenan, Supply Chain Transformation Leader presents along with Christophe Alagapin from Axoma Consultants.  From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is one of the world's leading companies in the sector and the largest home appliance manufacturer in Europe. To be the first choice for consumers worldwide drives the company and its employees. BSH aspires to improve the quality of life for people with its exceptional brands, high-class products and superior solutions. Sebastian Peters, VP Global Demand and Supply Management shares the results of DDMRP pilots and the plans for roll-out. From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation

Ceramfix

Founded in 1993, Ceramfix is ​​a Brazilian company specializing in the production of construction related products, such as mortars, grouts and special products.  Ceramfix operates seven manufacturing plants in Brazil and a distribution center in Paraguay.  DDMRP results include:

  • 20% reduction in raw and WIP inventory

  • Service levels at 99.5%+

  • Deferment of capital investment for warehouse expansion

  • 68.7% to 54.4% Total Inventory/Revenue ratio improvement

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Haceb

Haceb, a leading Colombian producer of kitchen appliances (fridges, ovens, etc) and a Whirlpool strategic partner in Colombia. DDMRP results include:

  • 96.2% service level

  • 27% increase in sales

  • 12% reduction in inventory

  • 80% reduction in stock-outs

  • 12% reduction in freight costs

  • Finished product return reduction of 40%

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Kormotech

Kormotech is a Ukrainian company that produces high quality pet food under its own brands and private label. Launched in 2003 in Lviv (Ukraine) company is striving to enter the top 50 global industry leaders.  See their amazing DDMRP results that include:

  • Service Levels from 90% to 99%

  • Finished Goods Inventory down 45%

  • Sales Volume up 40%

  • Raw & Pack Overstock down 50%

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Michelin

Read an article about this first DDMRP implementation (In Spanish)

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UPDATE JUNE 2017: Michelin is now applying DDMRP methods across 7 factories (soon to be 9) on two continents.

DDMRP Project Manager for ALE​: 

“The figures speak for themselves: the ISL average for the last quarter of 2016 was 89.3%. For the first four months of 2017 we have achieved a rate of 98.6% and have reduced our stock by 10%.”

DDMRP Project Manager for VLD:

"Supply crises have been significantly reduced.  Risks and anomalies are efficiently identified, in real time.  The factory responds faster regarding the issues in question. Common actions are identified and prioritized."

Planning US1:

"At the end of the year, I made a comparison with the traditional systems and found that DDMRP was the only system that gave an accurate demand signal.”

DDMRP Project Manager for the US:

“The entire factory has felt the benefits, with an improvement in its productivity and responsiveness. We reduced the stock of tires by 30,000 in 3 months!”

From Demand Driven World 2017.  Michelin has a six level integrated supply Chain from customer to supplier. In this context, decoupling point using DDMRP approach seems to be extremely powerful to cut bullwhip effect, reducing inventory and increase service and industrial performance​.

Thibaut d'Herouville will present.  He is currently in charge of the industrial supply chain for Michelin Group leading a transformation program including DDMRP concept.  He has been a Supply Chain Manager for different business units in Europe, Asia and North America.  Download Presentation

MIC

Macquila Internacional de Confeccion SA: MIC designs, produces and sells children’s garments under license from companies like Disney and, Mattel. MIC also supplies direct sales channels for ladies garments. David Poveda from Flowing Consultoria presents the implementation and results of DDMRP principles across MIC manufacturing, distribution and retail sites.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series.  Watch the video below.

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Oregon Freeze Dry

Oregon Freeze Dry is the world's largest custom freeze drying operation in the world with plants in North America, Europe and Asia.  Craig Jolly, Director of IT, presents their journey implementing DDMRP methods since 1997.  OFD is one of the first adopters of what would become DDMRP methodology in the world.  From the 2012 Demand Driven World Conference.

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PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons is behind some of the world’s best known and best loved brands including Imperial Leather, Cussons Baby and Carex.  This presentations chronicles the implementation of DDMRP in their UK ICL factory and with a supplying facility in Thailand.

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ELECTRONICS & Technology

 

British Telecom

Brian Dooley FCILT, CDDP, CDDL, Senior Supply Chain Planning Manager presents British Telecom’s Demand Driven Journey and share the results realized from their pilot and enterprise implementation. A case study exploring BT’s implementation of DDMRP and its demand driven journey to date British Telecom started its demand driven journey in 2015, first with education, then a pilot, and now full scale enterprise roll out. Brian will share the journey to date looking at developing & implementing the pilot along with the results achieved through to scaling up to deliver on an enterprise level. He will also share how BT are developing their DDS&OP process and some of the lessons learnt along the way..

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Avigilon

Avigilon designs and manufactures high-definition surveillance solutions. They are one of the fastest growing companies in North America and gave the crowd a high-definition picture of their Demand Driven Operating Model including strategic control and decoupling points and time stock and capacity buffer positions to tackle this growth.  From the 2014 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Domus Line

Domus Line is an Italian company specialized in the designing and production of lighting devices for the furniture industry. Five brands put together the widest offer of lighting systems and control devices of the furniture lighting sector. Ongoing research, innovation, design, reliability and brand reputation are the distinctive values of our company.

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Ingelec

Ingelec is an Arab-African leader in low voltage switchgear.  Headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco, Ingelec has 1,200 employees dedicated to supporting it customer’s residential, commercial and industrial projects.  DDMRP has become a key component of that support.

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The Missing Links - A Real World Case Study

Caroline Mondon, a best-selling business book author from France, presents a real world case study based on the knowledge presented in her new book, The Missing Links.  From the 2016 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Lightspeed Technologies

Established in 1990, Lightspeed Technologies, Inc. produces high-quality classroom audio systems with a total commitment to improving the learning environment for students. Julie Rockford, Director of Manufacturing Operations, will detail the company’s adoption and results using Demand Driven MRP methods.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Conference.

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FORGING, STEEL & MACHINING

Forge USA

Forge USA is an internationally recognized, ISO-certified steel forging company based in Houston, TX with state of the art open die forging and machining facilities. Mark Miller, Chief Operator Officer – Executive VP, shares their story and results in implementing demand driven principles across their two sites.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Miba Bearings USA

Miba Bearings US is a specialist for high performance diesel and gas engines bearing applications and production.  Hear how about their journey in implementing a full Demand Driven Operating Model (DDOM) and Demand Driven S&OP and how they are leading the way as a model for replication throughout the global Miba Corporation.  Download Presentation

NLMK

Hear how Russia's largest steel company has implemented DDMRP in one of its largest sites.  Sergey Liharev, VP Logistics and member of the board will present. Download Presentation

Productos Tubulares

Productos Tubulares won the Internationally recognized Ptak Prize for Supply Chain excellence in 2016.  This presentation describes the implementation of a Demand Driven Operating Model (DDOM) and the amazing results achieved in a relatvely short period of time.  From the 2016 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Romac

Founded in 1969, Romac is an industry leading supplier of pipe products for water and waste water. Ben Staley, Materials and Replenishment Manager, walked the crowd through their recent implementation of a full DDMRP system and the factors that led up to it.  From the 2014 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Satuerca

Based in Spain, the SATUERCA Group devotes itself to the manufacture and distribution of gears, bearings, rings, clutch hubs and wheel nuts to automotive and other sectors. Xabier Tudanca, (title), will share the company’s experiences extensively implementing DDMRP principles over the past year.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Tube Forgings of America

Tube Forgings of America, Inc. (TFA) has been manufacturing welding fittings since 1955 for industries ranging from oil refining to chemical and petro-chemical processing, from gas transmission to power generation, including nuclear, and from shipbuilding to a broad assortment of commercial construction applications. On the eve of their largest capacity expansion ever Wally shared how Demand Driven methods protected the company through the downturn and has positioned TFA to absorb huge massive growth over the last three years and into the future.  From the 2014 Demand Driven World Conference.

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MAKE TO ORDER (MTO) MANUFACTURING

 

Rex Materials Group

Lindsey Fountain, Supply Chain Manager, describes the real bottom line results realized by Rex Materials Group from DDMRP.  Highlights include the lining of suppliers and customers for an ende to  end DDMRP solution.  This presentation is from Demand Driven World 2016 in July 2016.

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Rex Materials Group

From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series Lindsey Fountain, Supply Chain Manager, describes how Rex Materials is using DDMRP to create an end to end solution with suppliers and customers.  Watch the video below.

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Stannah Stairlifts

Martin Alexander, Business Improvement Engineer explains how Stannah Stairlifts has used DDMRP to take their supply chain to the next level.  Pages 44-45 of the article "Manufacturing Excellence without Forecast-Driven MRP" in Logistics and Transport Focus Magazine.

Perma-Pipe

David Mautner, Director of IT for the MFRI Group shares the story of Perma-Pipe and its adoption of a Demand Driven Operating Model (DDOM).  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Conference.

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MIXED MODE (MTO/MTS)

 

Bernard Controls

The Bernard Controls Group is a leader in the world electric actuation market.  They are number one in the nuclear sector and among the leaders in Power, Water, Industry and Oil & Gas.  Laurent Vigouroux, Vice President of Quality shares Bernard Controls experiences using Demand Driven MRP among its group of companies.  In 2015 Bernard Controls received distinguished recognition in a French national supply chain innovation competition based on its implementation of DDMRP.  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series.  Watch the videos below.

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LG International

LGI designs and manufactures a wide range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made labeling solutions that are used for product identification and decoration, manufacturing processes, product packaging and security. Lane Kagey, COO, showed the company’s innovative approaches for making their Demand Driven operating model totally visible in real time to every shop floor operator. One of the most innovative systems we have ever seen to live in short lead time environments measured in hours and days.  From the 2014 Demand Driven World Conference.

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Sames-Kremlin

Sames-Kremlin manufactures a variety of leading industrial equipment, solutions and systems featuring application technology and spray systems to bond, protect and beautify.  They set up a DDMRP pilot in spreadsheets on the Stains and Meylan sites, deploying the methodology on the entire activity (33000 sku - MTS/ATO/MTO/ETO environment) there. Impressive results have been achieved through this preliminary transformation without specialized tools.  DDMRP has proven itself and can now be optimized.​ 

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MULTIPLE INDUSTRIES

 

DDMRP Case Studies from France

Agilea is the largest DDMRP consulting company in France.  This presentation covers seven different case studies and lesson learned including Michelin, PSP Peugot, Cryolor, Figeac Aero, Arkopharma, Weser, and Pierre Fabre.

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PETRO-CHEMICAL

 

ABE Construction Chemicals

In a 50 minute presentation ABE a South African company part of the global French company Chryso Group, presented their DDMRP results.  ABE has over 17,500 SKU. They reported that many products have seen 200-300% growth in annual stock turns – some achieving 45-52 turns per year. Back-orders as a % of sales have dropped from 16.3% to 2.5% with a 54% inventory reduction!  From the 2015 Demand Driven World Global Online Seminar Series.  Watch the video below.  UPDATE: ABE finished 2016 at 1.1% of back orders as a percentage of sales.

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Shell Lubricants

Shell is the number one global lubricant supplier, delivering market-leading lubricants to consumers in over 100 countries.  Nick Lynch, Global Planning Excellence Manager, will present Shell's incredible Demand Driven journey to date.  Hear about the incredible results from one of the largest Demand Driven implementations ever. From Demand Driven World 2018.  Download Presentation