The Ultimate Retail Supply Chain Reengineering

GRA's client Mitre 10 was showcased in MHD Magazine following a successful 18-month supply chain re-engineering project
Below is a short extract from the article:

"Supply chains do not come more complex than consumer retail, and none more so than hardware stores. To ensure continued success and growth, in mid-2005 the Mitre 10 board queried the future direction and capability of its supply chain, which led to some intense analysis of the network's capabilities, capacity and future requirements."

The entire article The Ultimate Retail Supply Chain Reengineering is available as a download below.

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"GRA were very pragmatic in their approach and provided the right balance of guidance ensuring that we still owned the process for ultimate success."

– Shaun Ladhams, Business Planning Manager, Quiksilver

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)