Manufacturing & Distribution

June 2017 - Podcast: Autonomous Vehicles and the Transport Sector

Ian Kerr from the Postal Hub Podcast interviews GRA's Charles Edwards about autonomous vehicles in the delivery and transport sectors. Charles gives real-life examples from the mining sector...

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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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April 2017 - Developing a Strategy: 3D printing in the supply chain

3D printing offers transformative benefits for supply chains in terms of improving efficiency, speed, and certainty of supply, but poses a great design and implementation challenge for supply chain...

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November 2016 - The Driverless Supply Chain - Can Logistics be Fully Automated within 5 years?

The driverless supply chain is coming, it is no longer a question of if, but when. Autonomous cars are already starting to hit the road with Uber recently introducing a fleet of 100 driverless...

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October 2016 - A Road-map to Implementing 3D Printing Today

The way we do things in many industries is changing now perhaps more rapidly than ever before. Modern technologies are growing and...

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Testimonials

“We selected GRA to proceed with implementation of the supply chain transformation because they had a reputation in the market for results delivery. This reputation proved to have merit. With their help we have increased service levels, improved our working capital and reduced our supply chains costs. Their consulting approach in implementation is unique as it delivers outcomes whilst ensuring they are sustained and owned by the business.”

– Brad Hurst, Regional Supply Chain Director ANZ & Global Supply Chain Integration Project Lead, Allnex

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)