“To develop responsible attitudes within your teams, don’t shy away from intelligence and free choice and free yourself from “too many” rules"
“After the “how” we need to get to the “why”. Management lines have to be reduced and productivity should no longer be the be-all and end-all of organizations”
“To drive the new productive revolution under preparation, let’s free up the notion of hyper-employability!”
“There is a strong link between our aptitude to consider the women and men in our businesses and the way they will take ownership of this customer relationship”
“If you don’t want to push this debate about quality of life at work, don’t bother…But you’ll be missing out on one of the key conditions behind the famous “happiness at work” ethos and its extremely positive economic repercussions, as underlined by Joseph Stiglitz.”
“Created and published online by Proconseil, the Supply21®self-assessment tool helps companies position themselves in terms of involvement in a CSR approach"
Operational excellence: we’ve been working on this for 16 years. We’ve already rolled out a number of projects including one with Proconseil around team empowerment and extended responsibility. Two management levels were removed as a result of this. Patrice Martin/Gidy plant manager
ABL Europe was supported by Proconseil, specialists in this field and in the notion of autonomous teams. “The idea was to arrive at a situation where people become change agents and propose new solutions” explains Patrick Mahieux, CEO.
“All this is about lean management and the method was brought to us by Proconseil. From the CEO to the production technician, everyone shares the same corporate culture, keeping a critical eye on the organization” concludes Patrick Mahieux
“Share and enhance supply chain best practices at the age of the omnichannel, digitalization and Cop21"
“Let’s find again that pioneering drive and spirit and abandon staging and distinctive marks"
“It’s time to move on from the “how” to the “why” enterprise"
“To help our managers light the way forward and bring leadership and energy, we need to free up time."
“Trust is normally something that's given and should not be lost."
“To preserve everything we have acquired, we need to embed points of reference like long-term engaging fundamentals in the company's DNA."
“The main idea behind DDMRP is indeed to reconcile two dimensions - planning and execution - in a flow management system."."
“The time has come to reintroduce into our organizations new means of entropy and informal interaction."
“After the waves of MRP, Lean and APS it's time for a new flow management methodology smoothly meeting variations in demand."
“Communication,teamwork and the quality of the environment are important for boosting operators' energy."
“Medicine distribution is seeing the number of products grow exponentially and, tomorrow, it will have to cope with the rise of personalized medicine."
“Thanks to S&OP, we will never go below our safety stock level and we've practically no more urgent orders to be delivered."
“Will we one day dare to recognize the primacy of people in performance ? It is time for sense to win through and, at last, free-up motivation !" !"
“The main purpose of the supply chain, the epicenter of the company's tectonic forces, at decision-making level, is to reconcile functions with conflicting objectives, different cultures and mental processes !"
“If those in the field deserve to decide, it is time to give plant managers the same power !"
“The balance and success of our plants can be found at ground roots level- it is this local management link that needs freeing up !"
“Have we instilled inside our business a culture that holds ideas up to be precious assets, golden nuggets…?."
“After all, what is really behind a management team if not a group of women and men characterized by their ability to listen, teamwork, exchange points of view, share thinking, help one another, cooperate and find compromises and common decisions ..."
“Some international and even French laboratories embarked on such an essential evolution a while ago, setting up a new eco-system around their facilities, ranging from sales to cooperation, or even co-opetition."
“Basically, the aim is always about handing over as much decision-making and action power as possible to the people in the field, working on the basis that they are the ones who know the most about what’s going on, on a day-to-day basis."
“A happy employee is twice less ill, six times less absent and infinitely more innovative."
“Pharma industries : batch release time should be every FD's key issue."
“An industrialist who invests in a re-engineering program can succeed in reducing his industrial costs by 15 to 20% in two years."
“When it is about making small changes, an efficient organization can rely on its internal competencies to adapt the structure by itself, rethinking the operational excellence tools required. In the case of radical change, the manufacturing and supply-chain repercussions are too important. Everything needs rethinking.""
“Organizational performance combined with the professionalization of local management and with the installation of daily continuous improvement management are two major projects currently being implemented in warehouses."
“To help us we were supported by our partner Proconseil who has sound experience in this field. We defined our vision of Lean on a daily basis : a culture, an organization, a steering dimension, expert resources and a choice of appropriate tools."
“A serious game invented to teach industrialists how to manage their supply chain more effectively."
“Our perception is that rather than being a technical subject this is on the contrary mainly about focusing on the cooperation process. In practice, the situations we observe are highly contrasting...with S&OP often being the weak if not missing link".
“We work on a bespoke basis and get involved right along the value chain, from upstream research to distribution, going through purchasing, quality and maintenance issues."
“Operational excellence is now the watchword in the warehouse and within this context, Lean as a global corporate initiative is becoming increasingly popular."
“You've got to be agile and flexible if you want to reach operational excellence."
“Business basics need to be reinvented, reviewed like a true human adventure."
“To be sustainable, the business has to be a membrane capable of capturing external intelligence."
“To apply lean requires adopting a decentralized vision. Not all logisticians have made this step yet. Though they may have engineering and design offices to provide for the specifications response, they're still not aware of just how much progress, coming from well managed people on the shop floor, can contribute."
"Technical aspects, though essential, are not enough to guarantee a project's success. The change management dimension is indeed preponderant. Our vision is completely consistent with the global lean approach and more generally with the values and practices of the firm to support businesses through their changes”, Georges Cotonnec, Partner
“Pharma must change culture. It must take risks, be bold and gain in flexibility and agility. It must be able to learn how to take command of its activity in an unstable and moving environment”, Gilbert Lippmann, Partner
"He or she will be at the same time a goldsmith, rally driver and conductor over the short term and capable of projecting into the future to generate and implement new practices and developments in logistics. This is why we think tomorrow’s supply chain manager will be a space and time architect”, Georges Cotonnec, President Proconseil
« Lucien Stohr, Technical Director, has called in Proconseil to help formalize the redesign of Schroff’s supply chain and production systems ».
“Implementing a procurement marketing approach requires a variety of strong sales, financial or legal competencies”, Karim Eido, Consultant Proconseil
“It is important to establish communication between functions, ensure the quality of information exchanged and properly define the real purpose of forecasts.” Stefan Krüsselmann, Partner-Expert Supply Chain Proconseil
“The performance of technical services by pooling skills and resources constitutes an underexploited yet promising source of potential” Gilbert Lippmann, Partner Director and Jean-Philippe Bernard, Partners Proconseil
« Proconseil has accompanied the Rousset plant in rolling out its lean program. »
“The aim is to adapt and create diversity as late as possible along the chain. This is what we call postponement” Pierre-Marie Gallois, Partner Director Proconseil
« According to a survey conducted in October 2009 by Proconseil, 85% of pharmaceutical businesses have reviewed their structure and their manufacturing processes to boost their performance »
« Proconseil unveils the results of a study on performance drivers, as seen by pharmaceutical sector »
« An indicator is constructed by the actor or team concerned in relation with the action conducted or the target goal. », Georges Cotonnec, Président Proconseil