Whitepapers & Reports

September 2018 - The AFGC’s Trading Partner Forum (TPF) Collaborative Logistics Report

The Australian Food & Grocery Council's Trading Partner Forum (TPF) has just released a report on Collaborative logistics. The objective of the Collaborative Logistics project is to...

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July 2018 - AFGC / GRA Supply Chain Report 2018

The Australian Food & Grocery Council (AFGC) and GRA have released an abridged version of the 2018 Supply Chain Survey Report, a biennial review of the key issues, opportunities, challenges...

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March 2018 - Scenario Planning: Addressing a Capability Gap Affecting Industry Competitiveness

Exponential population and technology growth is occurring at a rate never before seen in history. Together, these forces have created the data driven world we live in. The business landscape has...

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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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February 2018 - The Emergence of the Demand-Driven Service Chain

Whilst the service sector defines the Australian economy—employing four out five Australians and representing almost 70% of GDP—service chains have historically tended to lag supply...

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Testimonials

GRA’s knowledge of the best practices in the end-to-end planning process is very impressive. With our Class A accreditation, Simplot already has an above average S&OP process embedded within the company, but GRA were able to suggest tangible improvements that will hopefully take Simplot to the next level in planning strategy and execution.

– 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)