Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF)

“We saved $14 million in six months… here are the graphs. We’re used to being promised these kinds of numbers; we’re just not used to having them delivered.” 

Wing Commander, Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF)

 

“The RAAF has reduced their inventory by $186 million whilst simultaneously increasing service levels (understocks reduced by 67%).” 

Peter Burgess, GRA Partner

 

“We’ve noticed a real improvement in the availability of spares of the last 12 months.” 

Maintenance & Engineering Supervisor, RAAF

 

“Our workload is about 30% of what it was when we turned GAINS on.” 

Spares Inventory Manager, RAAF


Case Study

Read the RAAF Spares & Rotables Inventory Management Case Study to find out more about our work and results.

Testimonials

"After undertaking a broad diagnostic, GRA identified some great opportunities for our business. The GRA team worked effectively with management to prioritise the key areas of focus in terms of inventory reduction, freight cost optimisation, distribution network structure and broader organisational processes such as S&OP."

– Andrew Coventry, Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd

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)