GRA live from Australian Healthcare Week - Day 2

GRA's James Allt-Graham and Shanaka Jayasinghe provide a summary live from Day 2 at the Australian Healthcare Week in Sydney.

Highlights include:

  • The delivery of Aged Care services is challenging from a logistics point of view due to increasing complexities in the sector
  • Workforce planning and recruitment in the Healthcare sector is a real challenge from a demand planning and forecasting perspective
  • There are enormous opportunities to apply Supply Chain Principals in a service chain environment to improve patient care whilst controlling costs

View their summary from Day 1

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Testimonials

"GRA worked closely with us to develop a comprehensive supply chain strategy to strengthen our business in a rapidly changing retail landscape. The level of interaction and engagement with our team was exceptional, ensuring a high degree of buy-in for the strategy."

– Brett Kelly, National Supply Chain Manager, Officeworks

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)