In the current economic conditions, manufacturers are facing many challenges. Even as demand continues to increase, supplier costs and lead times are also rising while overall manufacturing employment remains depressed. Given these industry characteristics, companies must find new ways to reduce operational costs as a means to stay viable; while continuing to ensure that these cost cutting measures are not at the expense of gaining new market share or operational excellence.
Join Matthew Littlefield, Senior Research Analyst with the Aberdeen Group, as he highlights the top pressures driving focus on manufacturing operations and outline the strategic actions that best-in-class companies are now taking to address these pressures. We will then discuss how the best-in-class are driving competitive advantages in their operations through a specific set of business capabilities and technology enablers. Finally, we will end with specific recommendations for manufacturers to improve performance and achieve operational excellence. This webcast is a must attend for anyone with the responsibility to manage manufacturing operations, as it will provide intelligence based on the practices adopted by some of the most successful companies in the world to improve operational and financial performance.