Demand Planning

February 2020 - As Good as Gold - How to optimise your MRO supply chain with 4 unique considerations

From way back in time when Australia first ran trains, drove trucks, flew aircraft, and operated mines, manufacturing plants and ports, we have had organisations doing Maintenance Repair and...

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December 2019 - Report Shows Inventory remains a major driver of working capital performance for Australian retailers

According to the 2019 McGrathNicol Advisory Working Capital Report achieving an improvement in working capital is not only desirable to “keep up” with competitors, it also presents an...

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September 2019 - Video: Demand Planning Optimisation with Machine Learning & AI

GRA Partner Carter McNabb discusses Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the significant opportunities for supply chains – specifically in relation to demand planning...

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July 2019 - Video: SCBI Demand & Supply Planning Excellence short course Overview

The Supply Chain Business Insititute's (SCBI) Dan Knox explains the benefits of the SCBI’s most popular two-day course ‘Demand & Supply Planning Excellence’. The course...

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July 2019 - Video: Supply Chain Planning Diagnostic

GRA Senior Manager Adam Kidd talks with GRA Director Dan Knox about Supply Chain Planning Diagnostics. In the interview Adam answers the following questions: What is a Supply Chain Planning...

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Testimonials

“We selected GRA to proceed with implementation of the supply chain transformation because they had a reputation in the market for results delivery. This reputation proved to have merit. With their help we have increased service levels, improved our working capital and reduced our supply chains costs. Their consulting approach in implementation is unique as it delivers outcomes whilst ensuring they are sustained and owned by the business.”

– Brad Hurst, Regional Supply Chain Director ANZ & Global Supply Chain Integration Project 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)