Inventory Optimisation

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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March 2013 - Your Guide to the Inventory Optimisation Universe

In response to hearing the term ‘inventory optimisation’, executives confidently pronounce ‘We want some of that!’ and practitioners often respond ‘We’ve done...

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Testimonials

"GRA helped us implement their recommendations; from structural changes and planning tool selection through to the development of our customised S&OP process. Because of this work our supply chain is in a much stronger position.”

– Terry White, Global Planning Manager, Comvita

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)