Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF)

“We saved $14 million in six months… here are the graphs. We’re used to being promised these kinds of numbers; we’re just not used to having them delivered.” 

Wing Commander, Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF)

 

“The RAAF has reduced their inventory by $186 million whilst simultaneously increasing service levels (understocks reduced by 67%).” 

Peter Burgess, GRA Partner

 

“We’ve noticed a real improvement in the availability of spares of the last 12 months.” 

Maintenance & Engineering Supervisor, RAAF

 

“Our workload is about 30% of what it was when we turned GAINS on.” 

Spares Inventory Manager, RAAF


Case Study

Read the RAAF Spares & Rotables Inventory Management Case Study to find out more about our work and results.

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)