Industry 4.0: Automotive industry sets the standards for digital manufacturing
Applications for predictive maintenance and vision-based quality inspection have reached very high levels of maturity Cross-functional smart manufacturing teams bundle digital competencies Clearly defined and fully integrated IT/OT target landscape and cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms make it easier to scale Industry 4.0 across the production network
Roland Berger expands operations practice with Marcus Schüller and Hannah Mareen Zühlke
Munich, November 2019: Roland Berger has added to the strength of its operations team, with procurement experts Marcus Schüller and Hannah Mareen Zühlke coming in as Senior Partner and Principal, respectively, to support the consultancy's clients since November 1. "Many companies are working on the transformation and digitalization of their procurement function," said Sven Marlinghaus, Senior Part
Roland Berger expands Operations practice: Michael Pleuger joins company as new expert for procurement and supply chain management
Consultancy Roland Berger has added to the strength of its Operations practice: New Senior Partner Michael Pleuger, a seasoned expert in procurement and supply chain functions, is supporting the team's global activities, having joined the company on October 1.
Global market for predictive maintenance to grow between 20 and 40 percent per year through 2022
Eight out of ten companies are currently devoting time and resources to the issue of predictive maintenance in a bid to improve the cost-benefit ratio of their products, plant and systems. But their engagement often goes no further than collecting operational data. Yet predictive maintenance is about so much more than that.
Procurement functions must reframe their role to avoid jeopardizing their company's ability to compete
From e-mobility to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 5G and digitalization, the list is almost endless. These disruptions lead to the emergence of new products, services and business models in the blink of an eye. In this volatile environment, procurement plays a crucial role across all industry verticals.
Roland Berger Expands Operations Practice: Procurement Expert Sven T. Marlinghaus Joins Roland Berger
Consultancy Roland Berger continues to expand its global Operations practice and brings procurement and supply chain management expert Sven T. Marlinghaus onboard as a Senior Partner.
One in two companies lack a future-proof supply chain strategy – Supply Chain Planning 4.0 enables much higher efficiency levels
Half of all companies consider their own supply chain strategy to be outdated and unsuited to the demands of future business. Many firms therefore have no choice but to tackle process renewal, given that an inefficient supply chain organization can send costs rocketing and gnaw away at earnings.