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Project Procedure of Consortial Benchmark "Future SCM" 2018

Procedure and Timing


February 2018: Kick-off meeting

  • Initial meeting of the members of the consortium
  • Definition of the benchmark study:
    - Relevant topics
    - Target branches

Afterwards: Screening phase

  • Execution of the benchmark by FIR at the RWTH Aachen University
  • Telephone interviews and pre-selection of potential “successful practice companies”
  • Preparation of approximately ten anonymous case studies

October 16th, 2018: Review meeting

  • Presentation of the results of the benchmark study
  • Selection of five companies based on the presented case studies
  • Presentation of the companies names

Starting November 2018: Company visits

  • Visit of the five elected successful practice companies by the consortium

February 26th, 2019: Final conference

  • Summary of the results
    - Analysis of the benchmark study
    - Company visits
  • Awarding of the successful practice companies

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  • Progress of the CBM:
    1 2 3 4 5
    1: Kick-off meeting 
    2: Screening phase 
    3: Review meeting 
    4: Company visits 
    5: Concluding conference 
    - finished successfully - 
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