New Principal – Dennis A. Daniel

New Principal – Dennis A. Daniel

Business Management Consultant Dennis Daniel has a track record of applying world class and lean manufacturing techniques, enhancing the Oliver Wight resource capabilities.

NEW LONDON, NH – February 8, 2013

Oliver Wight Americas, Inc., the global management consulting firm that pioneered Integrated Business Planning/Advanced Sales and Operations Planning and Integrated Supply Chain Planning, is pleased to announce that it has added a new integrated business planning consultant to its growing team of knowledgeable supply chain principals.

Dennis Daniel, Master Scheduling and Factory Planning and Control expert, comes to us with an impressive list of process improvement successes in a number of manufacturing sites. Those accomplishments include:

  • Improved on-time delivery performance to more than 97% in five sites
  • Improved cycle time in excess of 50% at four sites
  • Implemented S&OP in six product groups and two companies
  • Initiated and led business process transformation program resulting in Class A planning and control, inventory, and delivery performance
  • Initiated and led safety revolution resulting in benchmark level performance
  • Initiated and led cost savings programs resulting in 15% savings in two successive years

Prior to leaving industry, as senior director of operations in a chemical manufacturing company, Dennis was responsible for high-purity chemical operations in the US and Korea. Before that, as director of production systems development, he drove a corporate lead time reduction initiative, reducing order to cash time by 50%.

Dennis is known for his firm belief in employee education, his passion for client success, and for effectively leveraging Integrated Business Planning, Master Scheduling, and Factory Planning and Control processes. He has led the development of several planning and control courses reaching hundreds of employees and serves as an educator and business process coach. Most recently, Dennis was the founder and president of SCOPE Operations Solutions, a business coaching firm specializing in executive-level operations for small and mid-cap companies in Central Texas.

“It is a privilege to welcome Dennis to our team,” said Dennis Groves, Chairman of Oliver Wight Americas. “He brings to Oliver Wight a broad array of important practitioner experience including Integrated Business Planning, Master Supply Planning and plant planning and scheduling as well as hands-on experience in implementing Class A best practices in all those areas. Dennis enables us to meet a rapidly growing demand for these critical services.” To learn more about Oliver Wight, please visit to discover how the business management consulting firm helps transform companies’ business processes.

About Oliver Wight

Oliver Wight Americas’ principals have been both thought leaders and hands-on practitioners for over 40 years. As a global business management consulting and education firm, the company specializes in helping organizations work smarter, faster, and better than their competitors. Its principals are seasoned professionals who have real-world manufacturing experience. They are able to transfer this knowledge to the people at all levels of an organization, providing tools to help organizations internalize that knowledge and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The largest worldwide consultancy of its type, Oliver Wight has offices throughout Europe, North and South America, and the Asia/Pacific Region.