Supply Chain Planning

September 2017 - Video Presentation: Next Level Scenario Planning

GRA Partner Carter McNabb recently presented Next Level Scenario Planning - Addressing a capability gap affecting industry competitiveness at the Supply Chain Planning & Innovation Conference...

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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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May 2017 - Video Case Study: Nuplex Supply Chain Transformation

GRA’s James Allt-Graham and Shanaka Jayasinghe, along with Allnex's (formerly Nuplex’s) Regional Supply Chain Manager, Brad Hurst, presented a case study to the 2017 SMART...

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October 2016 - A Road-map to Implementing 3D Printing Today

The way we do things in many industries is changing now perhaps more rapidly than ever before. Modern technologies are growing and...

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May 2015 - 3 Steps to Becoming an Awesome Demand Planner

Discover the three critical (but often difficult) steps required for successful demand planning. Step 1: Bottom Up Planning Like it or not, Demand Planning is a data-driven pursuit and the...

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Testimonials

"GRA have helped lift our vision from our shoe laces toward a north star best practice approach in both IBP and Demand & Supply planning processes."

– Ryan Dhondy, IBP Capability & Development Leader Vic, 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)