Reitze de Graaf

Senior Consultant

Kerkenbos 10-31
6501 BL Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Reitze de Graaf is a senior consultant and he holds a Masters in Business Administration (1991, University of Twente). Since he started at BCI in 2013, his focus has been on high tech companies, from capital goods to consumer products, and life-science companies, including medical equipment, pharma, biotech and over-the-counter products. Prior to BCI, Reitze has gained 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management in high tech companies (Bosch Rexroth, Philips / VDL, Océ / Canon) as Supply Chain Manager, Program Manager, and Supply Chain Engineering Manager.

Reitze supports High Tech and Life-Science companies worldwide in redesigning their supply chain networks, developing market strategies, improving network performance, setting up and improving integrated business planning processes, accelerating order-to-cash processes, reducing supply chain risks, and in the implementation of the recommendations. He has specific knowledge about regulatory and quality aspects of supply chains in the life sciences sector and the challenges of rapid technological innovations in high-tech supply chains.

Articles

De-risking your supply chain and incorporating resilience
28-08-2020

As the traditional supply chain risk approaches fail, the key question is how to incorporate risk resilience in your supply chain. BCI has develope ...

The benefits of Lead Time Reduction in building Resilient Supply Chains
30-07-2020

Covid-19 has demonstrated the benefits of having stocks and surplus capacity available. Safety stocks and unused capacity in Lean Manufacturing are ...

A Pragmatic start to Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
28-10-2019

Many companies seek to start S&OP by selecting a software tool. However if a company is yet to start an integral process like S&OP, it need ...

News and columns

A new perspective on supply chain risk management
26-06-2016

Strikes at the port of Long Beach, labour disputes in France, natural disasters like an earthquake in Indonesia, a volcano eruption in Iceland grou ...