Logistics and SCM: Case study: How Minuteman International worked collaboratively across business units to achieve supply chain transformation and a 34% inventory reduction

  • by Steve Boebel, Minuteman International
  • March 5, 2019
Hear how Minuteman International was able to maintain superior customer delivery performance with lower inventory using best practice techniques and a laser-focused approach of balancing demand and supply across its supply chain.

Hear how Minuteman International — a manufacturer of commercial and industrial maintenance products — was able to maintain superior customer delivery performance with lower inventory using best practice techniques and a laser-focused approach of balancing demand and supply across its supply chain. Join this session to hear firsthand how Minuteman:

  • Used standard Logistics Information System (LIS) tools in SAP to overcome the many pitfalls of change management such as misdiagnosing the “real” problems and relying on the wrong indicators to measure its success
  • Empowered employees to use SAP standard tools such as material analysis and current stock analysis to continue to improve inventory optimization and customer satisfaction   
  • Improved on-time delivery to customers by utilizing unused tools such as exception monitoring and production planning table

 


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