Retail

October 2016 - AFGC / GRA Supply Chain Report 2016

The Australian Food & Grocery Council (AFGC) and GRA have released an abridged version of the 2016 Supply Chain Survey Report, a biennial review of the key issues, opportunities, challenges...

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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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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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October 2015 - E-Commerce - Transforming Australian Supply Chains

Australian retail supply chains are becoming more and more complex. They must be capable of managing increasing customer expectations, channel diversification and increasingly complex product...

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May 2015 - Understanding Risk in Your Supply Chain

James Allt-Graham explores the risks today’s supply chains are exposed to, and the steps that should be taken before disruption occurs. The effective operation of the supply chain is the...

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Testimonials

"GRA conducted a very thorough analysis and provided recommendations within an ambitious timeframe... GRA helped us improve morale and productivity almost immediately while giving us a roadmap for strategic planning as it relates to our warehouse operations."

– Larry Fells, Managing Director, Liberty Medical Pty Ltd

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)