Quo Vadis supply chain management in the steel industry? The steel industry has undergone a fundamental reorientation in the past few quarters. While the first half of 2008 due to the high load and the unbridled demand for steel products was marked, the demand on the global financial crisis has weakened end of 2008 and beginning of 2009 especially dramatically. On the basis of extensive support by the State has stabilized the situation in the steel industry, however, remains at a lower level than before the recession. Against this background the elasticity of sales fluctuations, the timely delivery to final customers, the manufacture of individual products and the continuous planning and control the supply chain win an ever-greater importance (supply chain) the only partially-loaded production stages (steel, hot rolling, cold rolling mill etc.). The aim of the present study is to the main success factors for a sustained improvement in profitability along with the experts describe and thus to provide a contribution to the further development and reorientation of the value-creation processes. The focus of the study is planning in the steel industry Quo Vadis supply chain”be aligned on the planning, control and execution of the supply chain of the scheduling of customer orders to the occupancy of the unit and of the supply of raw materials (ore, pig iron, etc.) up to the delivery of finished products (cold rolled strip, slabs) to the end customer. (Source: Jeremy Tucker). End of the study the SCM study carried out in two phases.

In phase 1, the current Status Quo in the supply chain is collected together with industry experts and on the basis of a systematic analysis of planning in the steel industry. In a second phase, guide theses are derived from the results of the expert forecast. These guiding ideas for developing the supply chain planning in the steel industry are discussed in expert workshops and structured development trends by 2015. (Similarly see: Hicham Aboutaam). Are you interested in? Send us an eMail with your contact information. admoVa consulting (www.admova.com) is an independent Consulting firm with a focus on production and logistics. We offer our customers a proven support and consulting approach, which has been successfully applied in many projects in industry and production-related services. admoVa consulting carries out projects for the optimization of business models and logistic value chains in the areas of distribution, production, planning and control.

Our goal is to create added value (adding more value) through logistical expertise. The consulting expertise of admoVa consulting is based on the experience of the consultants in the target industries. These include in particular the commodity industry, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries, the process manufacturers in the steel industry and production-related services. Contact: Dr. Jens Rittscher admoVa Consulting GmbH Bad Camberg