Strategy and Corporate Performance

Operational supply chain optimization: Recommendations for medium-sized companies

Was passiert, wenn Lieferketten stocken oder unterbrochen werden, wissen spätestens seit der Corona-Pandemie viele Unternehmen. Resilienz lautet nun das Gebot der Stunde. Doch ein neues Lieferkettendesign ist aufwändig und teuer, viele Mittelständler scheuen den großen Wurf. Wie sich die Lieferkette auch mit wenigen operativen Maßnahmen robuster und zukunftsfähig gestalten lässt, schildern enomyc-Director Dr. Tim Bauer und Partner Christian Zeller in ihrem Beitrag.

Transformation and special situations

How do founders profit from restructuring experts?

‘What do start-up and restructuring have in common?’, you may ask yourself now. And what do start-ups have in common with business consulting? „Quite a bit”, says our Managing Consultant Jendrik Voss, „because the know-how of experienced restructurers can put a business idea on such a solid foundation from the moment it is founded that it pays off and expands in the long term. ” Learn more about the four pillars that can help a business model achieve sustainable success.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Time To Sweat Harder: Urban Heroes founder Jo Braun continues to focus on growth

Corona hits the fitness industry hard, but in the midst of the crisis something new is emerging: Jo Braun trusts in her Hero Mindset and continues to focus on growth despite Corona. She is Urban Heroes founder, thoroughbred entrepreneur and an absolute power woman - in the enomyc Podcast, she talks to us about her founding phase, how she successfully brought the concept of HIIT training to Germany, and how she was one of the first to establish the term "Boutique Fitness" in Germany.enomyc has accompanied the Hamburg-based start-up for almost four years: How did our urban heroes successfully survive the lockdown? How do they deal with the hygiene regulations? Why is now the time for a new hub in Frankfurt? What is the Urban Heroes secret of success, and what can we learn from it?

Digital Transformation

bulkvision: An Innovative Blockchain Solution for the Food Industry and Retail

Hans-Dieter Philipowski is an engineer and for more than 25 years, he has built cleaning plants as an entrepreneur in Europe and Russia. As the founder of ENFIT e.V. - International Association - Supply Chain Safety, he knows the grievances that prevail in the food transport industry and knows what risks can arise for consumers and companies. His innovative blockchain cloud-solution bulkvision is now able to account for the complete traceability of food transportation and raise food safety to a new level. For this, bulkvision was nominated by the networ, „Die Deutsche Wirtschaft“ for the "Innovator of the Year 2020" award.What exactly does the solution do? How do the food industry, trade, logistics and consumers benefit? And what did it take to develop such an innovation in the first place? Learn more in our latest interview with Hans-Dieter Philipowski.

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enomyc goes France!

EsIt is the fifth largest economy in the world and Europe's largest country in terms of area: France is also the European leader in terms of foreign investment, followed by the UK and Germany.The USA has long since discovered France as an attractive business location: As early as 2005, it made the highest direct investments and was responsible for the most job-creating measures there. In 2019, they became the top foreign investors in France with 238 projects. Germany follows with 180 investment projects and is therefore France's second largest investor.France's economic attractiveness also ignited our decision to build another site there. It brings numerous benefits for our clients. Learn more in this article by Alain Parent, partner at enomyc in France.

Digital Transformation

3 Typical Pitfalls During the Digitalization Process

Digitalization has become an indispensable part of our everyday life. It is becoming increasingly important for consumers and companies alike and is equally driving the demands of all to the extreme.In addition to the gigantic opportunities and market potential that digitization offers, it also presents companies with perhaps the greatest challenge since its inception. Be it with regards to services or products: innovation is required! But so are fast adaptation and intuitive operability.What do our digitalization experts observe at enomyc? What are the three biggest pitfalls that are encountered during the digitalization process? How can companies recognize them in time, and how can they avoid them?

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Charging out of the crisis

With concepts like "just-in-time production", Toyota and its legendary Toyota Production System (TPS) have had a lasting impact on countless companies around the world. When it was introduced in the early 1990s, the Japanese manufacturing system established new standards and benchmarks for the automotive sector and other manufacturing industries. But today we know this legendary production system has to be closely woven into a company's DNA – its strategy, corporate and even national cultures. This takes time – something crisis-hit companies usually don’t have. Luckily, there’s ePS4x from enomyc.

Transformation and special situations

Distressed M&A: What Really Matters

Philippe Piscol, Managing Partner at enomyc, has successfully been driving the field of distressed M&A for 8 years with great energy. What has he come to expect: Will the number of insolvencies continue to rise? Will the complexity of cases increase? Is it worth investing now? The interview also deals with the main topics involved in distressed M&A: How do you achieve a smooth sales process? What is important in the network and last but not least, what is it that attracts him personally to distressed M&A?

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Use sales power to put the crisis behind you

The mighty Association of German Industry (BDI) recently said the country’s "export-oriented economy must prepare itself for difficult times” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. In view of such gloomy forecasts, it’s always heartening to hear about companies that are flourishing in the crisis and making use of unexpected opportunities – serving customers that had been out of touch for a long time in considerable volumes. These companies should now strengthen these rekindled customer relationships with some new sales power.

Digital Transformation

How is Digitalization Restoring the Furniture Industry?

Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic crisis, the German furniture trade was confronted with subdued economic prospects and declining overall sales. In February 2019 – incidentally, after a prolonged phase of moderate growth – the sector focus on furniture reported on the “downward trend in the furniture market.” According to this report, the German furniture market recorded a decrease of 1.3 percent in 2018. Sales fell to 19.9 billion euros.A good year later the surprise came: 20.55 billion euros in sales in 2019, according to the home in March 2020, but in the same month the lockdown forced stationary trade to a standstill, while online sales skyrocketed.

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We Moved! - Take a Look Behind our New Curtains!

Admittedly, the decision to move into new office space was a bit behind schedule: as part of our rebranding, we had expanded our expertise, completed our digital transformation and started to live our cultural change. The crowning glory of the transformation was recently confirmed by the German Design Council in Berlin when we were awarded with the German Brand Award as the winner in the category 'Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation'. “That is the confirmation: We have also completely convinced the demanding professional audience of our rebranding", says Julia Hammer, change agent and shareholder at enomyc.

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