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Inventory Management: Safety Stock vs. Cycle Stock

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

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

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 →




Being an Introvert is Actually Your Best Asset

by Sydney LeGrow Growing up, I always knew my personality was different from others. I was shy, I felt anxiety in social situations, and I was completely content spending a summer at home reading in the sun. It wasn’t until my father gifted me the book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that… read more →




How staff dashboard reviews are not really about dashboards

by Adeline Bibet All of Trindent’s projects include the implementation of daily or weekly dashboard review meetings between front-line supervisors and their staff. However, the installation of these review meetings is very often a topic of concern of our clients, for two main reasons. The first is the human effort required to hold those meetings… read more →




The Benefits of Setting Service Level Agreements

By Mark Beairsto When measuring operations performance in today’s competitive landscape, leading organizations align their balanced scorecards to what drives value in the eyes of its customers; Cost, Speed, Quality and Service. Customers value shorter delivery times or faster service, so organizations measure the cycle time of a process. They value low prices, so businesses… read more →




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