Whitepapers & Reports

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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February 2018 - Whitepaper: Making the Last-Mile Profitable

A New Age for Australian Retail. Despite retail sales & the online market-size increasing year after year, retailers remain challenged to turn a profit for online channels. Few Australian...

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Testimonials

With a focus on both cost reduction and service improvement, we engaged GRA to design and lead a company-wide Procurement Transformation. GRA worked closely with us to design and implement a new operating model and deliver significant improvements in procurement governance, processes and systems, whilst also managing a program delivering multi-million dollar savings.

– David White, Manager Enterprise Procurement, Aurizon

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)