Tag Archives: Logistics

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Business Process Redesign Programme in a Wine Merchant

We were engaged to work with a full service wine and spirits company who required assistance in taking their business to the next level.  Our challenge was to make the whole company more efficient, creating more effective, scalable processes to allow successful and profitable growth in the future. Challenge We were engaged to work with a full service wine and...

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Value Chain Process Development

We were engaged by a well-known high street fashion retailer to map their Value Chain and optimise business processes across the organisation. Through a highly Agile and collaborative approach, we successfully automated, standardised and simplified several manual and time-consuming processes across the company, increasing data accuracy and visibility, upskilling teams, and effecting significant time and cost savings. This work led...

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Seven Innovative Companies shaking up Supply Chain

by Julia Cook Change is a fact of life in the retail industry, driven by where and how we’re shopping. Retailers can no longer think in single distribution channels; omnichannel and multichannel are no longer considered innovative but are merely expected. Now there is a search for the next wave of innovative strategies to enable getting the right products into...

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The Infrastructure Squeeze

Thought leadership in the supply chain sector today is buzzing with ideas, but forget big data, drones and driverless cars. You should be sharing logistics with your biggest rival – and here’s why. Picture a road leading into a city. The road is clogged with cars, lorries and vans of all sizes – none are moving. Each vehicle has somewhere...

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Building a New Direct Sourcing System

We were engaged by a global grocery retailer and the UK’s biggest supermarket chain, to support the implementation of new direct sourcing systems. The scope of the project covered the entire sourcing process, from initial product concept to final warehouse, it took in every retail discipline, and it touched on a huge number of third parties. Challenge We were engaged...

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Will a Robot Steal Your Job? Part 2

by Matt Gherardi Almost two years ago, we took a look at the burgeoning role of robotics in retail. Since then, robotic offerings have become even more diverse and have been applied to warehousing and supply chains. In early 2017, we still can’t say that robotics has become the norm. However, we are certainly seeing a continuation of the trend...