Tag Archives: Supply chain

Case Studies

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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Process Transformation of a Legacy System

We were engaged by a lifestyle brand with a global, multi-channel presence, which sells bags, accessories, fashion, homeware and childrenswear.  There were key issues with its business processes that were hitting key KPIs so the objective was to identify what needed to be changed, what could easily be changed and to improve go-to market efficiency and the customer experience. Challenge...

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Business Transformation in Australian Convenience Wholesale

We were engaged by one of Australia’s largest convenience and foodservice wholesalers to review and understand the drivers of historical under-performance and determine the most effective strategy to either divest or turnaround the business. Following detailed review we designed and led the implementation of a transformation programme based on initially addressing the sales decline and reducing costs, merging 2 parts...

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Product Lifecycle Management for a Leading Australian Retailer

One of Australia’s largest retailers was experiencing a significant number of product recalls and withdrawals and was under increasing threat of prosecution from the regulator. They were in the process of implementing a structured New Product Development (NPD) process to help address the product quality issues and wanted to support this with a software solution that would not only manage...

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Developing a global sourcing strategy

We were engaged by a major high-street household products chain to assist with improving sourcing processes and implementing a new collaborative sourcing platform based on product lifecycle management (PLM) software.  We implemented a sourcing system which ensured visibility of a clear brief across the supplier, agent and buying teams working to a common critical path.  We also devised a system...

Insights

Reducing Supply Chain Costs Could Mean You’re Missing Out!

Many companies see supply chain as a tempting area in which to cut costs. A simple view is that reducing costs here leads to increased profits without the hassle of increasing sales. What companies may not have considered, however, is the hidden cost of NOT serving and delivering true value to your clients through this supply chain. There are significant...