Retail

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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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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November 2017 - Whitepaper: Amazon - Impact on Australia

GRA's Whitepaper “Amazon – Impact on Australia” outlines our perspectives on Amazon and its motivation for entering the Australian market. From here, we look to the...

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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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Testimonials

We invited GRA to run a workshop to educate the broader business on S&OP, help us design a next level S&OP process and map out the requirements and next steps to implementation. We have made significant progress with S&OP since the workshop, the key aspect is that it has been accepted at all levels and there is commitment to the process which was the big hurdle.

– 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)