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Establishing Credibility When Client Tenure is Greater than your Age

December 22, 2017

By Brant Morwald As someone who transitioned into Management Consulting following my undergraduate degree, it is not uncommon for me to find myself in a meeting full of executives who have sat in that same board room since before I was born. In this situation, it becomes a challenge to establish the credibility necessary to… read more →




Local problems, global perspective

December 15, 2017

By Scott Loveland With the holiday season around the corner, I’ve begun preparing for my annual tradition of sending out Festivus cards to update my loved ones on my year to date. While this task is often considered a wonderful time, certain aspects can become incredibly time consuming. As a consultant, free time is cherished,… read more →




Tender

December 8, 2017

By Jennifer Kim In a tender process, a company would seek out multiple bids to fulfill requirements for a specific initiative. This practice is very prominent in healthcare, and heavily affects budgeting and supply chain management in multiple industries. Naturally, the most common difficulty as a supplier of tender process is the uncertainty of demand… read more →




Inventory Management: Safety Stock vs. Cycle Stock

December 1, 2017

By Alexandra Palmer Inventory management is complex, involving multiple parties, SKUs, suppliers and producers, and can sometimes be driven by factors beyond the control of the purchasing or planning departments. Deciding how much inventory to carry is by no means a simple task; however, it is critical to free up cash and mitigate possible customer… read more →




Overcoming the Challenges of Working Overseas

November 24, 2017

by David Kerry An insurance provider in Asia struggling with back office productivity, a medical device manufacturer in Europe facing rising supply chain costs, and an airline in North America writing down excessive amounts of jet fuel – what do they all have in common? They are part of a growing portfolio of challenges where Trindent… read more →




Selecting Engagement Targets

November 17, 2017

By Anas Dabbakh It is a widely shared opinion in the consulting industry that the primary objective of an assessment (or diagnostic phase as some firms call it) is review of client’s business processes, management systems, and behavioral culture. Consultants then identify gaps and quantify potential for improvement, which serves as the target for future… read more →




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