Keith Marshall

 Enchange Blogger Keith Marshall Keith is a senior consultant with Enchange.





Professional profile

Keith has 13 years line management experience and 18 years international consultancy experience across many industrial and commercial sectors with work that has varied from project managing engineering programmes to large scale multi-site supply chain redesign projects. He is a "hands on" project manager and consultant, an effective leader and achiever.

His experience has been in all aspects of client operations, including project management supply chain and logistics, materials management, finance, human resources, production, engineering, quality assurance and information systems. marketing, sales, wholesale and retail distribution. His main area of experience has been in project management of supply chain operations where he has completed a number of successful projects in Africa, UK, USA, and Eastern Europe. His experience has involved design, development and managing the whole set of primary & secondary supply chain processes from forecasting, planning, supplier management, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and sales.

Latest posts by Keith

New Opportunities in Route to Market (RTM): Manufacturers in Nigeria

Route to Market (RTM) is a term used for a series of innovative approaches to a manufacturers supply chain that encompasses all processes and activities dealing with Finished Goods (FG) .  Traditionally these processes have been identified as...Read more

Senior Management Commitment Works for Successful S&OP

Research and experience has shown that where companies view Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) as a supply chain process and planning system it invariably fails to deliver the expected results and benefits. Conversely where S&OP is seen...Read more

Forecasting – The Great Unknown?

The sales forecast is the main driver of the S&OP process. This is the critical input to the process and the successes of all subsequent planning actions are dependent on the accuracy of the forecast. Working as a supply chain consultant for...Read more

If S&OP Fails - You can bet it’s because of people

In 24 years as a Supply Chain consultant in the FMCG business sector I have been part of many Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) projects - working with clients to implement them has been relatively simple process but the difficulty is...Read more