Video: Live from Finance & Procurement Sit Down Sydney

GRA Partner James Allt-Graham and GRA Director Craig Millis provide an on-location overview of the Finance and Procurement Sit-Down at the Sofitel in Sydney.

Highlights from the event include:

  • How small, incremental changes can significantly impact an organisation over time
  • The heightened expectations of procurement in today’s business environment. How we are moving beyond traditional methods to finding new and creative ways to bring value to an organisation
  • The increasing demand for transparency in procurement and supply chain operations to drive better social and environmental outcomes
  • Highlighting the need for procurement functions to become more responsive to business needs, changing environments and changing market conditions  
  • The importance of aligning procurement with the overall business strategy, and integrating procurement and supply chain strategies
  • Procurement transformations through the latest in digital technology




James and Craig presented to the Finance & Procurement Sit Down audience - Integrating Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy - The Next Frontier of Competitive Advantage. A video of their presentation will be made available soon. To be notified of this and other GRA content please sign up to our newsletter.




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"GRA worked closely with us throughout the transformation providing not only technical expertise but with the understanding and experience in engaging people to navigate the cultural challenges that come with change. Their team are hands on, passionate and dedicated to delivering results and implementing sustainable improvements."

– Melinda Johnston, Supply Chain Transformation Lead, Allnex

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)