European Supply Chain Forum

The European Supply Chain Forum

  • Offers an excellent opportunity for professionals to share problems and solutions in the area of Supply Chain Management and design
  • Connects internationally ambitious companies
  • Facilitates joint projects and research with a focus on talent development and life-long learning
 

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Predicting Throughput Time

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Availability of machines is very important in achieving operational excellence. In Aerospace, this need is especially high, to make sure that airplanes can keep up with flight plans and passengers, as well as cargo, can get to their destination in time. However, machines have to be maintained from time to time. Then, it helps to have a good estimate of when the maintenance activity...

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Frank Oosterbaan, Dow, member of Advisory Board

"For a major company like Dow Chemical links with university and academia are an absolute must, not only with respect to research on a widerange of supply chain topics, but also to ensure we are in a position to attract , and test, the right future talent. The European Supply Chain Forum together with Eindhoven University of Technology enables us...

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About ESCF

The European Supply Chain Forum (ESCF) is the premier Operations and Supply Chain Competence Center in Europe. We connect internationally ambitious companies with a focus on long-term partnerships. The ESCF offers an excellent opportunity to share problems and solutions in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Members are able to share their thoughts with and learn from other multinational companies. We provide a global, interactive platform and facilitate joint projects and research. ESCF excels in SCM talent development and life-long learning.
  

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Target industry sector

  • Process industry (chemical and other)
  • Pharmaceutical industry / Health Care
  • Capital goods industry, especially service parts logistics
  • Retail & Internet / E-commerce
  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Mass assembly
  • High-tech (consumer electronics, semiconductors, contract manufacturing, communications)
  • Logistics service providers

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