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 provided us with the vision on what an advanced inventory management system could deliver for us, along with the benefits. To date the benefits are being delivered in line with the business case and the user experience is excellent. GRA, throughout the project, acted in an very professional manner and delivered on our expectations."

– Chris Wigg, Group Planning Manager, The Laminex Group

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)