About BMA

Business Modelling Associates is a group of professionals experienced in the design, integrated planning, predictive modelling, decision support and hands-on implementation of supply chains that deliver

Founded in 2009, Business Modelling Associates (BMA) is a consulting and solutions development firm specialising in supply chain design and business analytics solutions for high-performance supply chains. We help our clients compete and win by giving them the tools to visualise, analyse and optimise their supply chain decisions.

BMA has assisted numerous companies faced with supply chain challenges ranging from logistics network design, supply chain optimisation, supply chain technology implementation, operational performance improvement, capital expense optimisation and future sustainability strategy development. Our solutions (spanning from strategic to operational) are tailor made to help clients model their end-to-end operations, analyse what-if scenarios and explore how potential changes affect service, costs, sustainability and risk.

BMA is the official distributor in the Sub Saharan region for LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions; River Logic Inc., a leading provider of constraint based optimisation and business analytics technology; and Automatic Forecasting Systems, a niche supplier of advanced statistical forecasting technology. BMA has operations in Africa and the UK delivering solutions across the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) territory.

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Latest News

BMA Develops Sludge Optimisation Tool for Thames Water That Delivers Significant Savings

Thames Water Utilities Limited (TWUL) is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company providing services to over 16 million customers. Thames Water supplies on average 2.6 billion litres of drinking water per day across London and the Thames Valley, and treats an average of more than 4.4 billion litres per day of wastewater.

BMA to present at Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) event in Edinburgh on 29 June

Business Modelling Associates (BMA) will be presenting a paper on Gas 2 The Future: Modelling future gas scenarios with advanced prescriptive analytics at the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) event in Edinburgh on Thursday 29 June 2017.

BMA Partner, River Logic Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for S&OP Systems of Diff

Business Modelling Associates (BMA) is proud to announce that technology partner, River Logic, a global innovator in prescriptive analytics, has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation.

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Upcoming Events

16-19
SEP

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Turn your vision into action at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, where the world’s top CIOs gain a strategic view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business. Through an unparalleled intersection of Gartner analysts, industry experts, peers and solution providers, you’ll explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence and achieve greater impact as a leader.

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18-20
SEP

12th Annual Smart Procurement World Indaba

Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

The challenges of procurement and supply chain are unique. Organisations are now putting pressure on procurement to assist in realising growth ambitions in an uncertain market. The pace of change and increased uncertainty requires superior levels of thinking and someone “exceptional” to provide strategic direction to organisation. Defensive strategies being implemented by Chief Financial Officers are demanding rapid, sustained cost reduction in parallel to a greater focus on risk from procurement. This 12th Annual Smart Procurement World Indaba will launch a very practical yet personalised agenda that will show you the “how” part of rolling out every concept discussed, and thus remaining relevant and exceptional.

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30-01
OCT-NOV

Lean Summit Africa 2018

The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape , South Africa

The Lean Summit Africa 2018 is the 9th Summit hosted by the Lean Institute Africa. The Summit brings local and international speakers together with lean practitioners from across Africa. Their collective experience of lean implementation is unparalleled in Africa. The 2018 Summit theme isTransforming Organisations and Lives Through Purpose-Process-People and the keynote speakers areTakeyuki Furuhashi, International Lean Practitioner (Japan),Kim Barnas, President of Catalysis, Healthcare Improvement Centre (USA), and David Brunt, CEO of Lean Enterprise Academy (UK). Previous Summit speakers have included Jim Womack, Dan Jones, John Shook, Mike Rother and Michael Ballé. At the Summit, the latest lean thinking and practice in both the private and public sectors will be presented alongside case studies. The Summit aims to present lean management to those who are new to it, and inspire and motivate those already using lean management in their organisations.

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BMA helps companies visualise, analyse and optimise their key decisions. Let's talk about how we can help you to make the best decisions for your business.

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