Whitepaper: Scenario Planning

Scenario Planning: How can supply chains return to business as usual and better prepare for future challenges?

This whitepaper covers the relevancy of Scenario Planning in today's uncertain economic climate including an analysis of the stages of S&OP maturity and a case study with Australian food manufacturer Simplot, a leader in S&OP maturity and Scenario Planning.

You may also be interested in the video presentation of this whitepaper by GRA Director Dan Knox

Find out more about GRA's Scenario Planning service.

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Testimonials

"We selected GRA because their team was top end of town with a down to earth approach. As supply chain specialists their passion for the subject was evident throughout the engagement.”

– Mark Chapman, Supply Chain & IT Director at Pepkor

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)