Industry overview

Manufacturing and Engineering supply chains are highly diverse and range across asset intensive, heavy engineering and process driven industries. Growing cost pressures resulting from globalised competition, regulatory requirements and the continuing impact from the pandemic are common challenges facing this sector. Olivehorse works with manufacturing and engineering organisations around the world helping them redefine their supply chains, driving flexible and responsive networks, enabling them to react quickly to opportunities without carrying excess inventory and capacity.

Customer stories

Advanced Demand Planning & Supply Chain Optimisation for a chemical products manufacturer

The client had considerable manual workload for their advanced material regional demand planners to prepare data for forecast generation. Besides the user workload, there was also a high risk of making errors which could have an impact on forecast accuracy and consequently business results throughout the different functions. Olivehorse implemented a series of enhancements to […]

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Demand Planning (DP) Improvements Project at a Bathroom Manufacturer

Olivehorse supported this leading European bathroom manufacturer on their drive towards a step change in forecast accuracy. From an initial short, focused functional and technical assessment of the statistical forecasting operation, a number of key improvements were identified to help the company attain their objective of a step change in forecast accuracy. Olivehorse were then […]

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Featured Industry Insights & Solutions

Complex Manufacturing Centric Challenges

Many of the planning processes within manufacturing supply chains have not been digitised and are being dealt with manually. How can the effects of poorly managed schedules be dealt with?

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Managing Variation in highly complex manufacturing environments

Industries operating order driven supply chain strategies are often characterised by highly configurable product ranges. How can you manage this increased choice, which drives greater complexity for supply chain and operations?

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Featured industry team

Jim Houghton

Founding Director

Riaz Hanjra


Chris Curtis

Principal Consultant