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Why choose to work with us?

Whilst there are many supply chain consultancies operating in the field of S&OP, a common feature in all the established providers is that they are supply chain functional experts.  Given that one of the most common failure modes in S&OP is a lack of cross-functional engagement, this is a significant gap.


Blueglass Consulting can go beyond the detailed technical specifications of process, systems and data and help businesses to fundamentally build engagement and commitment across their organisation to make S&OP really work for them.


We are able to do this due to the unique combination of capability and experience that we offer.  Neil James, the founder of Blueglass Consulting, has a 20-year track record of senior leadership in both commercial and supply chain functions and has extensive expertise in leading both operational and strategic delivery.  This includes;

Senior leadership track record

Senior commercial leadership experience in a world-class pharmaceuticals company including General Management of a £100m turnover business and global brand leadership of a £2bn franchise

Proven S&OP deployment capability

Leadership of S&OP deployment in GlaxoSmithKline’s £24bn global business, building both specialist supply-chain capability and creating a sustained cross-functional core business process with strong partnership between commercial, finance and supply chain teams

Transformation leadership expertise

Extensive expertise in communicating and influencing to achieve complex change across functions, geographies and cultures

Coaching & mentoring

Experience in executive coaching & mentoring across a range of functions

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