Six factors will determine whether Europe’s building-materials players can grow at the same rate as the construction industry they supply.
Procurement has an opportunity, indeed an imperative, to transform from an enabler of cost reduction to a creator of sustainable competitive advantage.
Measuring production performance digitally—and acting on the insights—can give a kick to the bottom line and be the first step on a digital transformation journey
US consumer products companies are facing a manufacturing-labor crisis. It’s time they took a fresh look at their automation options.
Procurement matters more than you might think. Here’s how to make the most of what and how you buy.
In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey senior partner Katy George and partner Enno de Boer about the future of manufacturing—think digital and advanced analytics, not robots.
New automation techniques can provide the first step toward continuous, tech-enabled redesign of critical operations—forming an intuitive ops-to-tech cycle in which tech improves ops, and vice versa.
Companies often believe they have extracted all significant cost savings from their supply chains. A zero-based approach can unlock additional value.
In supply-chain risk management, organizations often don’t know where to start. We offer a practical approach.
Getting the most out of a corporate center has never been so important or complex. The latest research points to new ways to help a center get more efficient.