Supply Chain Leadership

April 2018 - Video: Click & Collect - its application & adoption in Australia

GRA's Shanaka Jayasinghe and Mark Chapman, Director of Supply Chain for Pepkor (Best & Less, Harris Scarfe), recently presented 'Click & Collect - Exploring its practical...

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March 2018 - Article: Systems of Record

Systems of Record are just one piece of the Enterprise Resource Planning Puzzle Sam Wardill muses on the evolution of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems into Systems of Record and the implication...

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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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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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Testimonials

The GRA facilitators really engaged our team well and the facilitation approach ensured that the team saw it as their process. Running “The Beer Game” at the start of the workshop was a great way to make the challenges of integrated planning real for our team.

– Lee Rawstron, Head of Operations ANZ, Sinochem Australia

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)