Arjan van Weele
prof. dr. Arjan van Weele
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Gaat de NEVI Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)zichzelf overtreffen na de ongekende recordwaarde van november? Neen, dat niet, maar het scheelde weinig! Deze belangrijke index voor de industriële bedrijvigheid scoorde in december een waarde van 62.2, net iets lager dan de recordwaarde van 62.4 in november (een PMI waarde >50 duidt op toename van de industriele bedrijvigheid, een waarde < 50 op een afname). Conclusie: het groeitempo van de Nederlandse industrie is onverminderd hoog. De enige deel-index die wel een recordwaarde vertoonde was die van de werkgelegenheid. Deze index scoorde een niet eerder vertoonde waarde van 61.1. Dat duidt erop dat bedrijven in hoog tempo medewerkers aan het werven zijn om aan de aanhoudende vraag naar hun produkten te kunnen voldoen. Zowel uit het binnenland als het buitenland namen de orderportefeuilles verder toe. De produktiebedrijven kunnen de vraag niet bijbenen gezien de verder oplopende levertijden. De sterke inkoopprijsinflatie leidt tot een grote hamsterwoede: halffabrikaten en grondstoffen worden in grote volumes aangekocht om toekomstige produkties veilig te stellen en toekomstige prijsverhogingen te ondervangen. Natuurlijk leidt dit tot steeds sneller oplopende prijzen, omdat leveranciers niet in gelijke mate aan de vraag kunnen voldoen. En het buitenland laat zich ook niet onbetuigd: de PMI kwam in Duitsland in december uit op 63.3 (november 62.5)en die van Frankrijk op 59.3 (november 57.7). Ook vanuit deze landen is de vraag naar grondstoffen, halffabrikaten en technische componenten hoog. Toeleveranciers en gekwalificeerde medewerkers lijken op dit moment de belangrijkste bottleneck te zijn voor verdere groei in onze regio. Die bedrijven die de laatste jaren geinvesteerd hebben in goede relaties met gekwalificeerde leveranciers plukken daar nu de vruchten van. 2017 was een fantastisch jaar voor onze industrie en voor alle sectoren die op de kracht van de industrie konden meeliften. Gezien de overvolle orderportefeuilles begint 2018 goed. Ik verhoog daarom mijn rapportcijfer naar een 8,5.

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Arjan van Weele holds the (parttime) NEVI-Chair of Purchasing and Supply Management, at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE&IS). He acts as an independent boardroom consultant to many large companies on procurement strategy and governance issues. He also acts as Supervisory Board Member for a few companies and organizations.

 

Before, he worked for 25 years in management consultancy both at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (1986-1989) and Holland Consulting Group (1989-1999) where he built his specialised consultancy in purchasing and supply chain management.

 

His consulting experience includes assignments from large, European manufacturing companies (ABB, Alcatel Bell, DAF Trucks, DSM, Honeywell, Shell International, Heineken, Friesland-Campina), construction and offshore industry (Skanska), retail (Ahold, Maxeda) and the service-industry (airlines, banks, public transport).

 

Apart from strategy he advised clients on such issues as purchasing co-ordination, centralisation-, purchasing organizational structure, procurement benchmarking, performance measurement and improvement and training and development. Apart from these subjects he also advised clients on corporate wide cost down projects in purchasing, supplier strategy development and supplier alignment. Currently his research is devoted to developing effective procurement governance, category sourcing strategies, and value creation through building superior supplier relationships.

 

He worked for many years in education and research programs at Eindhoven University of Technology and Nyenrode University. Is/was related as visiting professor to several (international) management development programs, such as TIAS-Nimbas School of Management, (The Netherlands), Vlerick Gent Leuven School of Management (Belgium), University of Stuttgart (Germany), and European Institute of Purchasing Management (France).

 

Over the last 30 years he has published over 200 articles and 20 books on purchasing and supply management, including ‘Revolution in Purchasing’ (with Frank Rozemeijer (1996)) and the best selling textbooks ‘Inkoop in Strategisch Perspectief’ (Kluwer, Netherlands (1988-2008)) and ‘Purchasing and Supply Chain Management’ (Cengage Learning, London, (1995-2014)). The latter book was published in Chinese in 2003. Based upon his extensive research and publications he qualified as a senior research fellow of BETA, the accredited research school of Eindhoven University of Technology and Twente University.

 

He is member of the Editorial Board the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management and member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Supply Chain Management (USA).
 

Holds an MBA degree from Interfaculteit Bedrijfskunde at Delft (1978). Obtained his PhD at Eindhoven University of Technology (1984) on ‘Purchasing Control: Performance Measurement of the Industrial Purchasing Function'.
 

Finally he acts as member of the Supervisory Board of INKA BV (buying consortium for installation sector) and the Corporate Tender Board of Rijkswaterstaat.
 

From 2003-2011 he acted as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ITC's (Geneva) global Modular Learning System on Supply Chain Management. This modular learning program was since 2003 rolled out in 61 countries through 121 partner institutes leading to over 6000 obtaining certificates and exams in the field.
 

His academic trackrecord includes publications in refereed journals as Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, R&D Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Industrial Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal and The Journal of International Management. In 2003 he received the Hans Ovelgönne Award from the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) for his outstanding academic contribution in the area of purchasing and supply management.

 

In 2010 he received the NIMA Award from NIMA (Norwegian Purchasing Association) for his outstanding contribution to the field.
 

 

In 2003 he was elected ‘Best Professor of the Year’ by the students of the International Purchasing and Supply Management MBA-program, as organised by the European Institute for Purchasing Management (EIPM) at Geneva. His course on 'Purchasing and Supplier Management' many times won the Industria Best Program Award, a prize for the course that was best appreciated by the students of the School of Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology.
 

From 2003-2008 he was the academic director of the NEVI3 Strategic Sourcing Master Class (NEVI) and the International Purchasing Presidents' Strategic Dialogue Program (Purspective)(2004). He currently acts as academic director of the International Contracting program for the offshore industry at TIAS Nimbas Business School, Tilburg.

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