About

GRA is Australia’s premier expert consulting firm specialising in supply chain and logistics strategy, planning and execution. 

We offer ConsultingProfessional ServicesSystemsTraining & Education and Benchmarking across a broad range of industries.

Over the last two decades, we have worked with more than 200 organisations to turn their supply chains into a competitive advantage and have helped our clients identify combined savings of more than $10 billion in value.

We can define optimal supply chain strategies and structures, design high performance facilities and embed the best-practice operating processes and systems required for superior performance.

We are results-focussed and have proven approaches for quickly delivering sustainable improvements in working capital, cost and service level performance.

We provide our clients with a sustainable competitive advantage by significantly improving margins, asset efficiency and supply chain responsiveness.

Our Team

Our team has extensive commercial supply chain and logistics management experience across a broad range of industries and at all levels of the process, both strategic and operational. Having worked within industry as practitioners to implement supply chain initiatives, we have first-hand insight into our clients’ requirements and challenges. This makes us uniquely qualified to help our clients achieve their goals.

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Our Unique Approach

The single most important factor in achieving sustained success from a solution is the effective management of the culture – in other words ‘the people’. Recognising this, GRA has developed a unique approach to assist our clients with effective change management. We use techniques, including coaching, mentoring and performance measurement, to ensure people understand and embrace the new disciplines.

Importantly, our approach is practical. We work hands-on and side-by-side with our clients through the implementation process to transfer knowledge, upskill our clients’ teams and ensure sustainable results are delivered. As a result, new behaviours are adopted and embedded in the business culture to ensure ongoing business improvement success.

GRA is uniquely positioned in the supply chain management consulting market to offer success-based fee arrangements, where our remuneration is linked to our client’s realisation of actual, documented improvements.

We guarantee results and aim for a minimum 3:1 ROI for work undertaken, with typical returns ranging from 10:1 to 30:1.

Read what our clients say about the results we deliver.

 

Testimonials

“We selected GRA to proceed with implementation of the supply chain transformation because they had a reputation in the market for results delivery. This reputation proved to have merit. With their help we have increased service levels, improved our working capital and reduced our supply chains costs. Their consulting approach in implementation is unique as it delivers outcomes whilst ensuring they are sustained and owned by the business.”

– Brad Hurst, Regional Supply Chain Director ANZ & Global Supply Chain Integration Project Lead, Allnex

Typical results

  • 20-40% inventory investment reduction
  • increased service levels ranging up to 99.9%
  • 10%-15% reduction in supply chain operating costs
  • 5%-20% spend management savings
  • the ability to fund business initiatives from operating cash flow (OCF) improvements
  • improved return on capital employed (ROCE)
  • a minimum 3:1 ROI (10:1 to 30:1 typical)