Manufacturing & Distribution

October 2018 - Video: Establishing S&OP at Telstra

GRA Partner Luke Tomkin and Telstra’s GM Planning Carlee McGowan recently presented 'Establishing S&OP at Telstra – The journey to date' at Strategy Execution via IBP in...

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October 2018 - Video: Supply Chain Innovation Conference

GRA Partner Carter McNabb recently presented 'From Offshore Supply to Last Mile Fulfilment - Upgrading end-to-end Supply Chain Strategy & Design' to the audience of Supply Chain...

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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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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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Testimonials

"GRA built capability within the organisation on the importance of S&OP and its role in managing the business. This enabled senior leadership to fully engage in the S&OP process to drive an issues-based, KPI-driven S&OP process with clear ownership of the forecast and other key areas."

– Demand Strategy & Planning Director and S&OP Transformation Programme Manager, Lion Dairy & Drinks

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)