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2018

05

Apr

Expert talk: Do we really need the sales team for a quality forecast?

Rolf Winterhoff / Director of Operations at mSE Solutions GmbH, Lübeck Fred W. Schellert / Global Director Business Development at mSE Solutions GmbH, Munich Fred: „Let’s face it, when a demand planner asks for a monthly forecast review, most sales people’s natural instinct is …escape, get outta here! It’s just one of those things a sales […]

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2017

15

Dec

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

As the year comes to an end, we would like to thank all customers, suppliers and business partners for their great cooperation in 2017. mSE Solutions is fortunate to be able to look back on a successful year with exciting projects as well as strong new (and old) partners, in particular Kinaxis, Obsidian IT Services […]

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14

Mar

SC-puzzle

Peeling the onion of structured and comprehensive SC data analysis

We often hear about a rare or “lost” book that has been found hidden away in a library or an unknown masterpiece that has been discovered in a museum’s collection. They were always actually there, of course, but no one knew about them. And so no one specifically searched for them. When discovered, however, they […]

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21

Feb

Notrans-trap-collaboration

Don’t get caught in the “no transparency trap”​

“No way, we can’t give all that information to our customer. Then they’ll have complete insight into how we work and see where our weak points are. And what if they take the information straight to the competition?“ Heard that before? You probably have, and your initial reaction was probably similar. Why should your customer […]

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07

Feb

Synergy-supplierintegration

Understanding the value of synergy between planning objectives

Taking the view of a business planner in industry, preparation for future busi-ness means in short: we know best what our customers will want in the future – how much, when and where – because we always have our finger on the pulse of our customers’ Needs. These are high demands we impose on ourselves. […]

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23

Jan

Golf-1

Always think end-to-end: analysis – strategy – execution – reality check

When you walk up to that first tee shot, armed with your driver and ball, and you feel the eyes of your flight partners boring into you, you better be prepared if you want to hole in with a decent score on the green. Sure, you can talk to the ball, threaten to dump it […]

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10

Jan

1plus1trap-MundA

Don´t get caught in the “1+1>2 trap”

Your math teacher in school would certainly have had serious concerns with this equation, and you might find that in today’s business world it hardly ever works either. At least not without a winning concept. Mergers & Acquisitions can be a great tool to increase your market share, secure a better global presence or expand […]

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2016

22

Dec

bunkerment-trap-photo

“Don´t get caught in the bunker mentality trap.”

„I have no idea why we have problems with our supply chain, but my department is doing fine. Everybody else needs to get their act together.“ Heard this before? The various departments in your company involved in your supply chain are all trying hard to optimize their actions and operations. Sales, logistics, controlling, purchasing, service […]

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12

Dec

“The potential is still enormous.”

The consulting firm and solutions provider mSE Solutions helps companies to gain competitive advantages by optimizing their supply chain processes. In the following interview, Klaus Imping, COO of mSE Solutions, explains what is involved and why supply chain management is still a challenge for companies. The term “supply chain management” (SCM) has been used in […]

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10

Dec

losingmoney-spareparts

Don’t get caught in the “overnight trap“

„The good news is, your spare part is available. The bad news … it’s halfway around the world. But we’ll overnight it so you can get things back up and running tomorrow.“ Have you ever had to say that to a customer before? It happens daily to companies across the globe. Countless service technicians, their […]

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