Supply Chain Management

February 2018 - The Emergence of the Demand-Driven Service Chain

Whilst the service sector defines the Australian economy—employing four out five Australians and representing almost 70% of GDP—service chains have historically tended to lag supply...

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February 2018 - Article: Systems of Record

Systems of Record are just one piece of the Enterprise Resource Planning Puzzle Sam Wardill muses on the evolution of Enterprise Resource Planning Sytems into Systems of Record and the...

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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 2017 - The Use of Design Thinking with Strategic Sourcing

GRA Senior Manager and Procurement expert, Andrew Dillon, answers questions on Strategic Sourcing. Q: What is Strategic Sourcing? Strategic Sourcing is a holistic approach to procurement which...

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September 2017 - Video Presentation: Next Level Scenario Planning

GRA Partner Carter McNabb recently presented Next Level Scenario Planning - Addressing a capability gap affecting industry competitiveness at the Supply Chain Planning & Innovation Conference...

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Testimonials

GRA’s practical experience and delivery focus were key to the success of this program. Also their collaborative way of engaging and working with stakeholders meant that we felt they were “doing it with us” rather than “doing it to us”. Overall, GRA's deep expertise, professional approach and shared commitment to delivering results made them the perfect partner for our multi-year Procurement transformation program.

– David White, Manager Enterprise Procurement, Aurizon

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)