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TOC Reference Bank - African Explosives Ltd, part of AECI Group
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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company African Explosives Ltd, part of AECI Group Division All divisions
Location - South Africa.
Company Contact   Dr. Graham Edwards
Source of Reference 

www.explosives.co.za

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  • Sales $350,000,000
    Comments AEL is one of the largest manufacturers of explosives and initiating systems in the world and is considered a world leader in high tech Electronic Detonators and Electronic Detonation Blasting Systems. They have their main manufacturing and distribution operations in South Africa but also have number of international operations (most of these in African countries).
    IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
    Location South Africa
    Industry Segment Explosives and High Tech
    Systems in use Not selected
    WHAT WAS DONE?  
    TOC Applications , All TOC applicationsincluding initial Strategic Organisational Constraint Analysis, Implementation of Critical Chain for Projects, Drum-Buffer-Rope, Demand Chain Replenishment and Buffer Management in Operations and Distribution, Throughput Accounti
    RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
    Brief summary TOC is providing a guiding philosophy for enabling improved �holistic� decisions, the implementation of TOC in Operations and Distribution have delivered significant improvements in �On-Time-in-Full� and Stock Availability performance (in Narrow Reef division maintaining OTIF > 99.5%) as well as a reduction in overall Inventories. Critical Chain was used to enable the implementation of SAP R3 4.6C across the whole business in a record time of 6 months and the new constraint focused market offers should provide a significant competitive advantage in the future.See article attached for more.