Operational excellence is become a crucial factor to survival in the actual severe competition in globalized markets.
In this study we are surveying major European manufacturing companies in order to depict the current state about Excellence in Operations and to highlight future trends.
The surveyed areas:
- Production & logistic
Manufacturing, inbound and outbound logistic and supplier / customer relationships are in scope of this section
Innovation means invention, design, development and / or implementation of products, services, processes, systems, organizational structures and new business models with the aim of creating new value for customers and financial returns for company. Processes in innovation scope are those to generate new ideas, to select and manage the right ideas / projects, to conduct / develop selected projects.
Sustainability is the ability of an organization to ensure its economic development without compromising the natural environment and social and ethical areas where it operates.