Global production network planning at Caterpillar Inc: a case study
Caterpillar Inc. is the largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines in the world. It requires a global production network that can serve ever-changing market dynamics, while maintaining world-beating standards of cost, quality, service and flexibility. Rod Skewes, Caterpillar’s Manager of Global Production Network Planning, describes their approach, developed in collaboration with Cambridge University.
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Event: Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, 27 and 28 September 2018
Supply chain transformation enabled by advanced technologies: implications for producers, consumers and society.
The annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium is the chance to hear from world-leading business figures and thinkers on the challenges facing modern manufacturing. It is a unique event that brings together senior industrialists and leading academics to share approaches and experiences in this strategic domain.
Keynote speakers will include:
- Juergen Maier, CEO, Siemens UK
- Chris Fielden, Group Supply Chain Director, Innocent
- Michelle Shi-Verdaasdonk, Vice President, Head of Global Manufacturing, Signify
- Edwin de Boer, Senior Director Supply Chain Operations, Cisco
- John Fleming, Former Executive Vice President Global Manufacturing and Labour Affairs, Ford
- Alain Leroy, SVP GSC Strategy & Transformation, Global Supply Chain, Schneider Electric
- Jon-Paul Sherlock, Global Technology, Strategy Director, AstraZeneca
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