TBM Consulting: Pushing to Revolutionise Lean Manufacturing

By Oliver Freeman
TBM Consulting just announced that is has joined Vanguard Software Corporation’s growing network of channel partners...

October 13th marked an important day on the calendar of anybody interested in supply chain management, planning processes, and the provision of excellent customer service at either end of the value chain. Today, Vanguard Software announced that TBM Consulting will join their rapidly expanding network of global channel partners. 

TBM Consulting Group is a team of lean manufacturing operations and supply chain consultants, helping clients leverage operational excellence, enabling technologies, and lean process rigour to dramatically enhance operational speed. They are committed to building nimble and flexible companies that can solve problems and respond to opportunities faster than their peers, paving the way for sustainable, profitable growth. 

In their own words: “We push the pedal down in your operations to make you more agile, and we help you accelerate business performance three to five times faster than our peers.” 

Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on Vanguard's market-leading Predictive Planning platform to support their Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, and Integrated Business Planning needs.

“TBM Consulting’s core philosophy revolves around speed and agility,” said Nathan Goldstein, Director of Channel Management at Vanguard Software. "That focus, combined with their vast expertise in supply chain planning processes and best practices across manufacturing and distribution industry segments makes them an ideal fit for our partner program, where customer value is maximized through the combination of a continuous improvement approach and market-leading predictive planning technology.

Partnering with Vanguard will enhance our ability to help our customers automate their supply chain planning process while improving forecast accuracy. Results include: reduction in operating costs and stockouts and improved customer satisfaction," said Brian Cromer, Managing Director of Global Supply Chain at TBM. "It's always been our philosophy to leverage technologies that deliver the greatest business value, and we only partner with outside vendors when we're confident their capabilities uniquely match our customers' needs and complement our existing offerings. Vanguard fits that bill perfectly."

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