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Schneider Electric (R&D) - Vector Consulting Group becomes finalist for 2018 CSCMP Supply Chain Innovation Award

Schneider Electric (R&D)/ Vector Consulting Group was chosen as a finalist for the prestigious CSCMP Supply Chain Innovation Award, 2018.


Sustainable “Go To Market” Strategy-The TOC way

Vector’s Kiran Kothekar, in an Interview with CLSA, shares his views on “GTM” which has now become the latest buzz word in distribution strategy.

Skipper Limited

Skipper Pipes Reboots their Polymer Business with TOC

Skipper Limited turns out to be the only Polymer Products manufacturing company to roll out The Theory of Constraints (TOC) in an organized manner.

Century Plyboards India Limited

Centuryply adopts ‘pull-based’ strategy

By adopting a ‘pull-based’ strategy as opposed to a ‘push’ in collaboration with Vector Consulting Group, Centuryply has ushered a paradigm shift in its operations.

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Edelweiss Research

Parag Milk Foods - Milking value-added portfolio for growth

We met Parag Milk Foods’ (Parag) Chairman Mr. Devendra Shah and CFO Mr. Vimal Agarwal to gain insights into its business.


Reclaiming Global Leadership in Textile Manufacturing

In an interview with Fibre2Fashion, Satyashri Mohanty discusses how Indian textile is losing its "cheap labor" based competitive edge and how exporters have no option but to make a huge paradigm change to regain a compelling advantage in the international markets.

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Parag Milk Foods Limited | Investor Presentation

Parag Milk Foods: From “Push” to “Pull”

Parag Milk Foods announced the results of its new sales pilot after it rolled out TOC Pull distribution solution to provide very high availability at lower inventory while simultaneously improving freshness of products at retail points.

Press Trust of India

Vector Consulting Group Hires from Top B-schools

In the recently concluded placement season for 2018, the company has recruited talent from premier institutes like XLRI, IIMs and ISB.

The Textile Magazine

Himatsingka : The Growth Story

The group has carved a niche for itself in home textiles, not by treading old beaten paths but by taking on risks and challenges that have elevated it to be amongst the most advanced textile companies the world

Business Standard

VIP Implements TOC : Creates a real-time conveyor belt

The luggage maker has shifted to a manufacturing model dictated by sales performance. VIP Industries, which was set up in 1971, has four factories that together produce nearly five million pieces annually


Vector’s Client Pratibha Syntex Wins C&A’s ‘Best Global Supplier Award’ For 2016

Pratibha Syntex (Indore), a well-known Indian apparel exporter and a leading manufacturer and exporter of knitted garments and Speciality yarn

Change Magazine

Godrej Interio : Happy Customers, the TOC way

Interio’s B2B arm provides solutions for office furniture requirements and has been experiencing intense competition from the local mid-sized and small players, as well as imports.

Business Today

Conventional Management Approach Is A Misfit Today, Says Vector Consulting Director

Kiran Kothekar, Founding Director, Vector Consulting Group, in an interview with Business Today talks on the trends seen in the consulting space in India


Vector Consulting Group Wins 2016 AMCF Spotlight Awards With Godrej Material Handling Division and Pratibha Syntex Ltd.

Vector Consulting Group, the largest management consulting firm in the space of Theory of Constraints in Asia, was announced the winner in 2 categories of the AMCF Spotlight


Fleetguard Filters, Client of Vector Consulting Group Wins 2016 TOCICO International Achievement Award

Vector Consulting Group, India’s largest management consulting firm in the space of Theory of Constraints, is proud to announce that their client, Fleetguard Filters, is the winner of 2016 TOCICO International Achievement Award, Platinum Level.

Business Standard

Bajaj is redesigning its distribution supply chain so that channel partners invest less and earn more, faster

Bajaj Electricals LTD (BEL), the legacy brand in electrical and lighting, has decided to rework its distribution supply chain in order to improve response time, cut costs, and boost profitability

Manufacturing Today

Vector's views on effectiveness of lean implementations in India

Indian manufacturing sector is undergoing a paradigm shift with regards to focus on continual improvement in the processes, products and services through lean production techniques


A practical approach to implement pull based manufacturing

The pioneering endeavours of auto greats Henry Ford and Taiichi Ohno have deeply impacted the industry. The pervasive influence of their ideas can be seen in most of today’s manufacturing environments


Vector Consulting Group Announces Launch of its First Business Novel 'Apparent in Hindsight' for the Auto Industry

The book delves deep into the chronic problems faced by almost all companies in the Indian automotive industry. It closely examines and challenges the fundamental assumptions that have held firm since time immemorial and guided the management of these companies in procurement, operations, distribution and sales


A folly called trade promotions

Companies vie with each other to spend more and more in BTL activities and schemes with the hope that these will fructify into sales


Vector Consulting Group With KOEL (Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited) Wins 2015 AMCF Spotlight Awards for Value & Excellence in Management Consulting

Vector Consulting Group bags the AMCF Spotlight Award for the Second Year in a row in the supply chain category at New York city


How to keep your store from going out of business

When a retail store shuts down merely months after the grand opening, the failure is blamed on a host of external factors such as poor footfalls or economy being down or location issues etc.


Fighting Fakes in Auto Parts

If you own car or bike, at some point in time, it will go in for repairs and maintenance. At that point in time the mechanic may replace one or few of the parts


Vector Consulting Group wins AMCF 2015 global spotlight awards second year in a row for supply chain excellence

Finalists are selected across 13 categories for project work that best illustrates how consulting teams add value to their clients’ organizations and to society at large


2015 AMCF Spotlight Awards Finalists

The AMCF finalists were chosen by an independent panel of judges who assessed the quality of each submission and rigorously evaluated them against detailed selection criteria

The Economic Times

Vector Consulting Group Hires from XLRI

The company has recruited from premier institutes like XLRI, IIM-A, and ISB campuses in the recently concluded placement season for 2015

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How to become your OEM's favourite supplier

Tier 1 suppliers of the auto industry claim that they fulfill more than 90% of the orders of the OEMs on a monthly basis. The OEMs, however, complain that the supplies are highly unreliable


The Threat of E-tailers! How do you over come?

E-tailers, with their astronomical valuation figures, are all the rage these days. The daily papers are full of stories of unprecedented funding figures


CCI directives - not necessarily bad news for OEMs

The Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) recent penalty on a few car manufacturers for what it calls “restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices” may be perceived as a disagreeable reprimand to the auto industry.

Business World

Time to Invest in Thought-ware?

Do we really see the world around us with our eyes or do we see it using our mental models. Behavioral scientists are concluding that when it comes to perceiving the world around us, our prejudices shaped by past experiences play a major role


Wholesalers on pull replenishment, an oxymoron?

How are the ‘theories’ presented in these books that are studied in classrooms applicable

The Economic Times

Companies resort to Theory of Constraints to stay ahead in the game

Godrej & Boyce has 15 different businesses under it, from appliances to furniture and security systems.

SmartCEO Magazine

A spare parts strategy for OEMs in the automobile sector

Competition Commission of India has recently come down heavily on a majority of car manufacturers in India for restrictive and anti-competitive trade practices

The Machinist

Why On-Time Delivery in Manufacturing has remained elusive for several years

Most discrete manufacturing plants struggle with maintaining good on-time delivery performance. Consistent on-time performance of high 90s (sticking to committed deadline) is extremely rare


Implementing Pull Systems in Mom-n-Pop Store Formats

The last week of the month is the most stressful for sales managers of consumer goods companies as they fight to conquer sales targets (not to mention the stress on the dispatch people and the channel partners)

Business Standard

Getting off on the right foot

As the Indian footwear industry becomes more organised, players are honing their forecasting, distribution and display skills to woo the fashion-conscious buyer

The Hindu Business Line

Thinking on their feet

That Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was a champion of the co-operative movement is well-known. But a little-known fact is that he extended the concept of co-operatives to not only banking, farming and sugar, but shoes as well.


Interview of Mr Puneet Kulraj with

In an interview with, Puneet talks about how ours is a recommendation-thin and implementation-thick engagement model both in terms of time and payouts

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Business Today

Mahindra First Choice Services (MFCS) Partners with Vector Consulting Group (VCG) to revamp its Supply Chain

Vector Consulting Group Enters Into an Engagement With Mahindra First Choice Services to Build an Agile Supply Chain Using Principles of Theory of Constraints

The Economic Times

Retailers Dilemma: To grow rapidly or to grow cautiously?

It is relatively easier for retail chains to show rapid sales growth by opening new stores, however if there is no profit then continuing on this path of growth jeopardizes the very existence of the company.

The Hindu Business Line

Cashing in on Constraints

Small appliances brand Morphy Richards challenged standard industry practices by adopting the Theory of Constraints.


VIP Industries Partners with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its Supply Chain

Vector Consulting Group Enters Into an Engagement With VIP Industries to Build an Agile Supply Chain Using Principles of Theory of Constraints


2013 AMCF Awards

Vector Consulting Groups’ TOC implementation project with Fleetguard Filter has been selected as finalists for the 2013 Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) award for supply chain excellence

The Financial Express

Reinventing the Bookshop

With TOC implementation, Landmark ensures high availability at low inventory across its stores, and its product mix decisions and innovations have paid off

Siliconindia Magazine

Adesh Gupta, CEO Liberty Shoes Ltd acknowledges contribution of Vector Consulting in triggering the growth momentum in his company

Making sure your business works for you requires boundaries between owner and entity. It is about understanding that there are indeed two distinct systems at play here: the family and the business.

Business Standard

Go with the flow

The automobile industry in India comes with a disclaimer. That the looping challenges of its component manufacturers, who supply anything from nuts and bolts to seats to the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), puts the brakes on its ambitious plans.


Paper on "Task Prioritization Rules For Project Execution" by Vector Consulting Group gets published in IJERA

This paper provides a substantially better way to prioritize the tasks within a multi-project environment than the one currently advocated by Critical Chain Project Management and used by its practitioners

Business Wire

Vivek Ltd -The Unlimited One Stop Shop, partners with Vector Consulting Group to revamp its supply chain

Vivek Ltd recognizes the potential of the Theory of Constraints in enhancing its profitability

The Hindu Business Line

Removing supply constraints at TACSA

How Tata Automobile Corpn South Africa is tackling short-supply of spares.

Retailer Magazine

Retailer Magazine rates Vector Consulting Group as one of the top solution providers for Indian retail industry

Vector Consulting Group is being rated as one of the top solution providers for Indian retail industry offering Theory of Constraints (TOC) based solutions by Retailer Magazine


A Viable Vision – Making profits a reality in a global recession

Viable vision leads a company from its current financial situation to one of significantly greater profits

Business Standard

Bajaj Electricals partners Vector Consulting Group to revamp its supply chain

Bajaj electricals LTD (BEL), the legacy brand in electricals and lighting, has decided to rework its distribution supply chain in order to improve response time, cut costs, and boost profitability.