Publishing

Magazines, books, film, music.

The long term planning that is required to meet a release date requires logistical effort across multiple teams, working with many third party organisations, liaising in different languages, operating across time zones, and handling alternative specifications – with most people having to work simultaneously on multiple projects. We help you balance the benefits of working with local, more nimble supply chains against the advantages of regional or global arrangements. As supply chain resilience becomes more important, you can ensure continuity of supply in a clear, smooth and properly governed process.

Case study: Using data analytics in complex supply chains

Across this global publisher, we realised benefit from the millions upon millions of data points that were going unused. Challenge: We worked within a globally distributed supply chain, where every product in every territory required dozens of individuals and multiple suppliers to collaborate to handle the bill of materials. This created countless reports and an [...]