Plan for Superior Results

We are PlanPotential and we help clients make better plans in business or in life. 

By sharing over 25 years of experience in the best practices of Industry, Education, Supply Chain, and Business Startup we are here to empower you to optimise your business from suppliers to customers and from entrepreneurial startup to thriving success.


Audit your Planning & Supply Chain functions to identify opportunities for improvement & cost savings such as Process Mapping, Supply Chain Optimisation, Inventory Reduction & ERP implementation.

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Training, guidance & mentoring to allow you and your team to deliver better performance faster & more cost effectively. From beginners to advanced the training can be tailored to your team’s needs.

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Coaching & Mentoring

Utilising 25 years of experience in business and education we can provide ongoing coaching & mentoring for you & your team to ensure you continue to achieve your best performance.

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Free 30 minute consultation

Free 30 minute consultation with us to determine what your needs are and how best we can meet them. This is a no obligation offer. In the unlikely event that after the 30 minutes you feel our service is not for you then there is no catch.

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About PlanPotential

Why PlanPotential

PlanPotential was founded by Colm Flynn after he identified a need for training and mentorship of planning and supply chain teams. Colm has over 20 years’ experience in business management and startups from multinationals to small startups to and in a range of industries including Medical Devices, Cosmetics, Electronics and Agri-Food. Anna Marie has over 20 years of experience in education in Ireland and internationally and adds her experience and coaching skills to the team.

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How we can help you

We have expanded our offering to now provide a range of consultancy, training, and coaching services.

Production & SCM Planning

Production planning and Supply Chain Management isn’t easy. We can help you optimise these key functions to ensure your business is optimised for the challenges of a rapidly changing world. 

Business Startup advice and mentoring

Colm has been a co-founder of 3 businesses, has served on the board of 2 others and now advises numerous other entrepreneurs in Ireland and internationally on their start-up journey.

Coaching & Personal Planning

We all spend a lot of time planning our business. But do you put the same effort into planning your life be that professional or personal.  We can show you how to plan your life from goal setting to execution using the best practices based on World Class Supply Chains.

Training & Schools

We offer regular webinars and online training courses in production planning, supply chain management, personal planning, and business start-up. We have also recently launched a service for second level schools to help teach innovation and entrepreneurship to their students.

Why Good Planning is important

Planning is not easy. If it was then there would be far fewer warehouses, no shortages to customers and no business failure. A properly functioning planning department should sit as the hub of the business through which all the information and operational decisions in the company flows. It is cricital that they get those decisions right.

Better Planners make better plans.

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Supply Chain is key to your business

We live in a time when the world has never been more connected.  The device in front of you has come through some of the most complex supply chains in history in order to reach your desk. Yet in the time of Brexit, Trade Wars and Covid-19 the challenges to our supply chains have never been greater. If you need help or guidance on how to manage your supply chain contact Colm.

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Latest News

Visit our blog for the latest news, articles and tips on Production Planning and Supply Chain Management.

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