2005 Supply & Demand Chain 100 Case Study  Wise Snacks, Inc. / JRG Systems

Profiles in Supply Chain Enablement: The salty snacks producer updates its supply chain systems and processes to manage manufacturing swings

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  • Reduce the time necessary to create and modify schedules

  • Capture the "tribal knowledge" that existed among the scheduling personnel

  • Minimize changeovers

  • Reduce both raw and finished goods inventory

  • Create new efficiencies in manufacturing and labor utilization


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For more stories of successful supply chain implementations, read the "2005 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100" article in the June/July 2005 issue of the magazine. Also watch the Today's Headlines section of SDCExec.com every Tuesday and Thursday for more in depth best practices drawn from this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100.

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