Supply / Demand Planning
SIOP: Advanced Planning Delivers Agility and Responsiveness

Is your organization suffering from SIOP myopia? In our client assessments, we find that 90% of supply/demand discussion focuses on the near-term – 3 to 9 months out – neglecting longer term risks and opportunities. Optimized SIOP extends the horizon of forecast accuracy to increase agility and avoid looming constraints....

Global Manufacturing: Supplier Visibility and Planning
Reduced airfreight costs by 43% ($47 MM) with increased component visibility

Continuing our discussion of current supply shortages and bottlenecks, Kormac excels at helping clients cultivate supply visibility and reliability amidst challenging conditions. For example, a global manufacturer of vehicle seats sought to maintain 100% OTIF (On-Time and In-Full order fulfillment rate) but suffered from inadequate visibility to component suppliers’ capacity...

Leadership Opportunity
Seeking 'Gigafactory' Plant Manager

Kormac is assisting a client partner in identifying exceptional candidates to serve as Plant Manager of an innovative new battery ‘gigafactory.’ This role offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a fast-growing company that is shaping the future of advanced energy storage. The factory will be a greenfield or brownfield startup...

Cultivating Resilience
A variety of Interconnected trends and disruptors are shaping this recovery

While some aspects of life and work are returning to the “new normal,” others are more disorienting than ever. Kormac is helping organizations cultivate resilience, foster innovation, and identify new talent to face the continued onslaught of complex disruptors. If you feel flat-footed when you ponder some of the trends...

Space Rationalization
Facility Consolidation Best Practices

“As companies try to tempt workers back to the office … a huge uncertainty hangs over them: will enough people come? Even as vaccinations progress, workers have been slow to return. In early May only one in 20 buildings in America had occupancy levels above 10%.” – The Economist, June...

Hidden Warehouse
Fast, Cost-Effective Product Delivery

Last week, I introduced “The Hidden Factory,” the notion that all organizations have the potential to deliver more output from existing assets. Easier said than done when demand is spiking, so here's a story of how we released capacity hidden within a bedding manufacturer’s warehouse operations. A bed-in-a-box manufacturer urgently...

Executive Opportunity
Seeking S&OP Leader

Calling all world-class S&OP executives! Covance by Labcorp, a leading global life sciences company and friend of The Kormac Group, is seeking candidates for an Associate Director of Sales & Operations Planning role.

Contact Kormac at +1.980.337.4200 for more information…

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Reveal and Maximize
Unlock Hidden Potential

The US and global economies appear to be accelerating at breakneck speed. Many companies are suddenly faced with high demand for products and services, but it’s not yet clear if this represents a spike or sustainable volume. As executives consider whether to add capacity – through new facilities, machinery, employees,...

Executive Opportunities
We're Growing & Seeking Top Talent

Can you feel the economy kicking into high gear? We can. Consulting has long proven a bellwether, and Kormac is seeing an unprecedented level of new initiatives. Accordingly, we’re hiring! After an intense year, we know some executives are ready to step off the corporate track. Consulting with Kormac offers...