Innovative Planning Superior Results

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


Audit your Planning, Supply Chain and Project Management Functions to identify opportunities for improvement and cost savings.

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Training, guidance and mentoring to allow your teams to deliver better performance faster and more cost effectively.

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Ongoing coaching & mentoring for you and your team to ensure you continue to achieve your best performance.

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About Colm & 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 is a Supply Chain and Planning Professional with over 20 years’ experience. He has worked in a number of environments from multinationals to startups to local charities and in a range of industries including Medical Devices, Cosmetics, Electronics and Agri-Food.

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Why Good Planning is important

Production Planning and Supply Chain Management are not easy. If they were then there would be far fewer warehouses and no shortages to customers. A properly functioning planning department will 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.

Resource Planning

SCM Fundamentals: Resource Planning:

Now from recent articles you should have good understanding of the demand you need to fulfill we will now start looking at the other side of the equation.  Supply.  As[…]

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Getting ready for Brexit

Don’t be Brexit foolish this April 1st

On 1st April additional import controls come in for certain products being imported into the UK. This includes products such as meat, dairy, fish, products of animal origin, as well[…]

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Start ups are key to the Recovery

Thanks to Scale Ireland for hosting a very interesting discussion on the role of indigenous tech start-ups & scale-up companies in the recovery today. As we emerge from Covid-19 and Brexit there[…]

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