Peter Klausz


About Peter Klausz

Operation and Supply Chain Management Consultant MBA from University of Rochester BS from Syracuse University


What to Know about the Apple Watch

“It took three days–three long, often confusing and frustrating days–for me to fall for the Apple Watch. But once I fell, I fell hard.” This is from Farhad Manjoo, a tech writer for The New York Times, in his review of the Apple Watch. At 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, a barrage […]


Apple Watch Price Higher Than Expected

Rumors of the Apple Watch priced the sports model at $349 which was accurate but after today’s Apple Event, Tim Cook announced that the Watch model will cost consumers $549. Furthermore, additions to the Watch model can bring the total cost up to $1099. Full Price Breakdown Apple Watch Sport  […]


The cost of waiting: Holding off on supply chain improvements

Brad Huff, Executive Vice President & General Manager of TAKE Supply Chain discusses how delaying supply chain improvements could impact both margin and market share. As businesses continue to emerge from the 2008 recession, especially mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies, they are faced with the very real need to upgrade […]


Kinaxis RapidResponse Solution Chosen to Support ON Semiconductor Global Supply Chain Management

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that ON Semiconductor, a leading semiconductor supplier offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient solutions has selected Kinaxis RapidResponse to effectively manage supply chain processes for the company’s operations in North America, Europe […]


Big Data Breaching Manufacturing

In the past few decades, manufacturers have been able to reduce waste in their production processes and improve product quality and yields by implementing lean and Six Sigma initiatives. However, in industries such as pharmaceuticals and chemicals variability is still a major factor influencing ideal production. Given the complexity of […]

Big Data and Manufacturing

Regulatory compliance top supply chain concern among healthcare professionals

Regulatory compliance is the top supply chain worry for healthcare executives for the third consecutive year, according to a survey from logistics firm UPS. The concern was cited by 60 per cent of respondents to the seventh annual Pain in the (Supply) Chain study. It also found 78 per cent […]


Boston Restaurants Benefit From Advice

Boston restaurants need help because profits are shrinking and it is easy to hire help that will increase profitability. Profits are shrinking because food prices, rents and utilizes are increasing substantially. Boston has also over built the restaurant industry so competition is much higher than it use to be. One […]


Operations Consulting

Supply Chain Case Studies

Supply chain cases often involve reviewing the basic input and outputs.  Demand needs to be reviewed for its sustainability.  Furthermore the demand of the client’s market share verse their competitors can provide key insights that can change capacity planning and strategy.  Supply chain managers also segment the sources of demand, […]


Gartner Says Supply Chain Leaders Must Find Innovative Ways to Drive Consumer Products Revenue Growth

Press Release Key Issues Facing the Supply Chain Industry to Be Discussed at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2014, May 20-22 in Phoenix and September 10-11 in London Revenue growth for the consumer products (CP) industry continues to be challenging as CP supply chain leaders saw a decline in […]


Best way to Launch a New Pharmaceutical Drug

About two-thirds of  new drug launches under perform. Why?  Marketing efforts are mismatched. The successful launch of a new product has been essential to pharmaceutical companies.  Growth for these companies are dependent on successfully marketing their product during the first few years of introduction.  This pressure is going to increase […]