Supply chain management

Your benefit

Whether you’re setting up a new supply chain or optimizing an existing one, we put you in control. Your agile supply chain will fully support your strategic ambitions – now and in the future.

We deliver

  • An analyzed and (re-)designed supply chain based on quality, cost and delivery targets, driving efficiency, optimization and lean in the supply chain
  • Improved sales and operations planning process to ensure continuity of supply in line with your customers’ demand
  • Improved source, make, deliver and return processes to guarantee the required cost and service levels
  • Optimized stock levels with minimal obsolescence risk
  • The right in- or out-sourcing decisions and the right supplier selection at the right cost to support your business needs
  • Transferred and ramped-up operations whilst maintaining ongoing business for your customers

Our approach

Keeping your supply chain running smoothly can be like spinning plates – you have to constantly monitor every aspect of the whole thing. But all it takes is one shaky plate to send the others out of control. Yet, with the right know-how, you can turn your supply chain operation into a maestro’s performance.

“Without Industry Consulting it would not have happened”

Frank van de Scheur
Division Head, MEMS & Micro Devices, Innovation Services
Philips

“The industry consulting service of Philips Innovation Services has, again, proven to be able to deliver very professional service with excellent results on a very short timescale.”

Dietrich Bertram
General Manager
Global Business Unit OLED Lighting

“The Industry consulting group delivered significant value for our business.  They took a tight timeline, with limited opportunity to prepare, and delivered an effective workshop ensuring broad team engagement.”

Kevin Tahmoush
VP Strategy & Business Development
Philips Professional Services

“I am very happy with the proactivity of the consultant, the tools used and the pull for follow up.”

Peter Goritschnig
Product Management Global CFLi
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“The Philips Innovation Services consultant who worked with us, quickly familiarized herself with the business opportunity at hand and worked effectively with multiple stakeholders across our organization to deliver the desired outcomes.”

Luc Lenaerts
Senior Director Sustainability
Philips Healthcare

“During two major transfer projects, none of our customers ran short on components. The transfers did not disturb their operations in any way.”

Arie Bos
Plant Manager
Philips Lighting Components
“We have experienced the Supplier Innovation Day as an ideal platform to interact with our suppliers in an Open Innovation setting. Industry consulting acted as an integral partner in managing and moderating the ideation processes during this event; not did we only succeed in getting the right deliverables, we performed this together with Industry consulting as a team.”
Ian Rendle
Manager Innovation Sourcing
Philips Supply

Boosting your company’s agility, flexibility and innovativeness by Industry 4.0

The future is smart! Manufacturing supply chains are confronted with ever more demanding customers, disruptive innovation and increased competitive pressure. Leveraging Industry 4.0 can help your company to outsmart others, but you need to pick your battles!

Related services:

Manufacturing processes & systems Operational excellence

We support your strive for business excellence and growth. We develop and optimize your innovation & operational processes. In all this, customer orientation, quality and speed are our focus.

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