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Our expert tips: a series

Our expert tips: a series

Our expert tips: a series At Siecap, we believe that even seasoned businesses can benefit from reassessing their approaches and finding ways to improve. With this in mind, we’ve put together a set of articles with tips for improving specific aspects of your business, as well as telltale signs that […]

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Advisory Board Member attends Mozambique Gas Summit

The Mozambique Gas Summit is in its sixth year and has grown in stature and attendance, as the development of Mozambique massive gas reserves in the Rovuma Basin finally look set for entry into the engineering, construction and operations phases. Our Advisory Board member John Henderson is attending the summit […]

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Harvard summer for Siecap analyst

When Siecap analyst Georgie Dignan was offered the chance to participate in Harvard’s Summer School in July 2019, she didn’t think twice. “Going to Harvard was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so I knew that I had to do it,” she says. Georgie has been an analyst here at Siecap since 2018 […]

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Executive summary – How to position your feasibility study for success

A feasibility study can make or break a project. A robust feasibility study is critical in securing project funding from investors. It also provides confidence to make strategic decisions such as engaging with external partners, phasing investment, altering scheduling, postponing or even cancelling a project. A well planned and executed […]

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National Siecap events on supply chain automation and robotics address the changing face of business

Events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane by project management and advisory firm Siecap have tackled big questions around the impacts of automation and robotics on the future of supply chains and logistics. Leading Australian automation expert Graham Bingham presented at the breakfast seminars in late September, which brought together more […]

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High-calibre resources executive Caoilin Chestnutt joins Siecap

Brisbane-based specialist project management consulting and advisory firm Siecap has appointed leading mining executive Caoilin Chestnutt as an Advisory Board Member. Chestnutt’s 20-year career as a key executive in the resources and energy industry has spanned multiple commodities across the globe. A highly successful dealmaker and strategist, she is experienced […]

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Tips and insights: Customer segmentation and needs analysis

The basis of an effective supply chain (SC) is knowing exactly which service criteria are important to customers. It is critically important, therefore, to determine customer segments and the basic needs of each segment. 5 tips for customer segmentation and needs analysis First, identify your customer segments The first important […]

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Tips and insights: Supply chain strategy and network design

Based on our in-depth experience in the transformation and optimisation of supply chains, at Siecap we believe the following insights are key to the success of any initiative. 5 supply chain strategy and network design tips Integrated approach An integrated approach taking into account all stages of the supply chain […]

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Tips and insights: Sales and operations planning (S&OP)

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is the key to balancing supply and demand. It is important to consider the following insights. 5 tips for sales and operations planning (S&OP) Establish S&OP governance and management This is the first essential step in an effective process setup. Commitment from top management is […]

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Tips and insights: inventory management

Effective inventory management is about managing each stock keeping unit (SKU) in each stocking location (SKUL). Management of individual “A”-item SKUs (the 10 percent of SKUs making up 90 percent of revenue, volume, profit, etc.) is necessary, but other less critical items can be managed in groups of similar SKUs […]

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Tips and insights: Demand forecasting

Tips and insights: Demand forecasting

Accurate demand forecasting is the first step in an effective sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. Over-forecasting or under-forecasting are equally problematic, and result in slow-moving or out-of-stock situations. All demand forecasts are in stock keeping units (SKU) and by stocking location. 5 tips for demand forecasting Know what to […]

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Supply Chain Automation and Robotics: “What has Changed and Why”

Join Siecap Project Management and Advisory for complimentary breakfast hosted with guest speaker Graham Bingham, one of Australia’s leading automation experts to discuss innovation in supply chain automation and robotics. Event Outline: Session 1, Siecap: Emerging trends in supply chain automation and why you and your organisation need to be across the […]

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