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Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter

Doug heads up Customer and Ecosystem Enablement for SYSPRO Africa. He is responsible for Support, Consulting, and Education/User-Enablement services to SYSPRO's channel partners and customers within sub Saharan Africa. At heart he’s a manufacturing/logistics business professional - rather than an IT techie, having directly managed different manufacturing operations and supply chains. His passion now is to help such companies discover and implement innovation using people, processes and appropriate business IT.

Posts by Doug Hunter

Understanding effective inventory management in a post-Covid world

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are few people still alive that experienced a World War. In some cases, countries have experienced a local war. …

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How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the pandemic, many industry players were caught off guard by inefficient business systems and manual processes. As workforces are …

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Intelligence – Not So Artificial – Is Becoming Essential

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brain Teasers Close your eyes and count to 10 – well that’s easy. Close them again and count to 51238 …

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Building a Robust Supplier Base to Secure your Supply Chain

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following a six-month stint in a dining-room chair, glued to Zoom or my cell phone, I am now free. Now …

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How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management

How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management

Reading Time: 4 minutes One thing that procurement departments are working intensively on at the moment is how to spend more effectively. That doesn’t …

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Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity

Reading Time: 4 minutes Now that we’re slowly “coming out” of lockdown, what is the Brave New World we find ourselves in? Will lockdown-learning fuel …

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Working-From-Home (WFH) – Finding the Positives and Adapting our Processes

Reading Time: 3 minutes 20+ days in lockdown to stave off the Covid-19 virus – what are you learning about yourself and your environment? …

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The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes After 4 days of meetings with customers in Kenya, I have realized that over-delivery is the way to go here …

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Applying Technology to Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Reading Time: 2 minutes During a recent holiday in France, over a croissant and coffee, I watched the morning crowds making their way to …

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