Chemicals

The global chemical industry is experiencing a tumultuous period of change. What does this mean for the design and management of value chains? CAMELOT’s chemical industry and value chain experts shed light on current trends and new concepts.

The global chemical industry is experiencing a tumultuous period of change.CAMELOT's chemical industry and value chain experts shed light on current trends and new concepts.

06/25/2019 Future Value Chain

Management Decisions – Supported by Data Analytics and AI

Digital models of value chains or entire companies support management decisions on matters ranging from strategy to medium-term planning and day-to-day …

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Future Value Chain

German Chemicals Industry: Caught in a Climate Trap?

Many might still remember the pictures from last year, when the River Rhine had too little water for weeks and thus …

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Supply Chain Management

Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (III)

This article explains how to consider manufacturing constraints in a DDMRP environment  to achieve variability and inventory reduction improvements. Part 3: Two …

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Supply Chain Management

Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (II)

In production environments with complex planning constraints, DDMRP inventory buffers are not sufficient to reduce the supply variability. This article explains …

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Supply Chain Management

Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (I)

Recently, the Demand-Driven MRP (DDMRP) methodology has been gaining increasing popularity. More and more companies across all industries apply the DDMRP …

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Future Value Chain

“The future has now begun” – key take-aways from the Handelsblatt Chemie 2019 conference

Chemical businesses can realize a ‘lean and flexible’ operating model and create competitive advantage if they combine digital improvements that may …

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Future Value Chain

Verbund Sites – advantage or burden?

For chemical companies, the high efficiency of Verbund Sites has been a valuable asset in the past in terms of cost …

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Procurement

Strategic sourcing with foresight in the chemical industry

The chemical industry is currently facing major changes. Sourcing is a driver for mastering change by providing competitive advantages. For being …

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Procurement

Circular Economy in the Plastic Industry: How to Make it Happen

This blog article highlights the five success factors that help the plastic industry to move towards a circular economy. Circular economy: …

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Future Value Chain

Chemical Parks: What China can learn from Europe – Part II

In my first blog post on chemical parks in Europa and China, I talked about the emergence of chemical parks in …

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