Our White Papers are written by consultants, practitioners and subject area experts within Unipart Logistics and our consulting arm, Unipart Expert Practices. They offer thought leadership and best practice guidelines on a range of supply chain subjects, addressing topics such as supply chain strategy and supply chain planning and forecasting. If you would like to explore any of the subjects further, each document includes the author’s profile and contact details.

The Bottom Line and the Environment

The focus has now shifted in many organisations to be purely on the bottom line. Extensive effort is being made to increase revenues and cut costs, with consideration of the environment taking a back seat. However, this doesn’t have to be the case; cost cutting and saving the environment should go hand-in-hand. With recent economic […]

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The Cost of Complexity

Recently, we have been working with the Global Planning Team of a major oil company. We were asked “What is the cost of complexity and what is the effect of range on this cost?” At one level the answer is easy: “It is the cost associated with having more than one customer and product. The […]

admin / 6th May 2014

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