Inventory Optimisation

October 2018 - Video: Establishing S&OP at Telstra

GRA Partner Luke Tomkin and Telstra’s GM Planning Carlee McGowan recently presented 'Establishing S&OP at Telstra – The journey to date' at Strategy Execution via IBP in...

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June 2017 - Article: Why Your Economic Order Quantities Are Not Very Economical

Economic Order Quantities, the inventory order quantities which minimise annual supply chain carrying and receiving costs, are very useful in supply chain optimisation. Nonetheless, too frequently...

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January 2017 - GAINS Overview Brochure

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April 2016 - Infographic: Replenishment Methodologies

Take a look at our new infographic: A one glance insight to Supply Chain replenishment practices. PDF download available below.

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October 2014 - Video: Driving a return from your supply chain investment

GRA Partners Carter McNabb & James Allt-Graham recently presented 'Driving a return from your supply chain investment' to Six Degrees Executive audiences in Melbourne and Sydney. View...

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Testimonials

"GRA built capability within the organisation on the importance of S&OP and its role in managing the business. This enabled senior leadership to fully engage in the S&OP process to drive an issues-based, KPI-driven S&OP process with clear ownership of the forecast and other key areas."

– Demand Strategy & Planning Director and S&OP Transformation Programme Manager, Lion Dairy & Drinks

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)