Supply Chain Leadership

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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May 2016 - The Disruptor of My Disruptor is My Friend

Heraclitus, a Greek Philosopher, said: “everything changes and nothing stands still”. Since this was said almost three millennia ago, the pace of change has increased exponentially...

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March 2016 - 5 Supply Chain Myths to Bust - Slide Presentation

This presentation exposes the 5 Myths that prevent supply chain professionals from optimising their supply chains and ultimately improving business outcomes. It explores the idea that these myths...

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February 2016 - Retail Supply Chain Whitepaper - Part Two

Physical Network Optimisation Today, the Australian Retail sector is shadowed by an unprecedented amount of change and uncertainty. Evidence of this change is printed every day in Australian...

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November 2015 - How Brilliant CFOs Use the Supply Chain to Drive Business Value

For most manufacturers, retailers and distributors the performance of the supply chain drives the significant costs impacting upon the performance of the business. Despite this we regularly see...

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Testimonials

GRA’s consultants are clever, system-savvy, ex-Planning Managers from industry – who have hands-on experience in the planning requirements of FMCG. Their engaging, logical, and disarming approach meant that our planning team were happy to cooperate with GRA in full, and also happy to hear GRA’s list of suggested improvements.

– Danny Mellon, GM Planning, Logistics & Procurement, Simplot

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)