S&OP

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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June 2016 - Competitive Advantage - S&OP Whitepaper

Executive Summary General Electric’s well-known boss Jack Welch once famously said that “engineers who can’t add, operators who can’t run their equipment, and accountants...

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May 2015 - The key to unlocking your S&OP investment

Effective Demand Planning: The Key to Unlocking your S&OP investment GRA's Matt Miller explores why many organisations are not reaping the benefits of their Sales & Operations Planning...

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March 2015 - Retail Supply Chain Whitepaper - Part One

Perspectives on Strategic Investment Australian retail supply chains must be capable of managing increasing customer expectations (lead-times, pricing, options), channel diversification (online...

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October 2014 - The Beer Game

The Beer Game is a supply chain simulation that lets the players experience the pressures of playing a role in a production / distribution simulation to develop their Supply Chain understanding...

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Testimonials

"GRA are consummate professionals and have been instrumental in delivering real value from our supply chain."

– Scott Coulter, Chief Operating Officer, Comvita

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)