Articles

July 2019 - Sustainability in Australia’s Supply Chains

Too costly to ignore, too good to not embrace The supply chain landscape is changing Following the Industrial Revolution, companies' primary focus was on output and subsequently, cost...

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March 2019 - Giving your Software Implementation the best chance to Succeed - Part 2

(read Giving your Software Implementation the best chance to Succeed - Part 1) 5. Lock Down Architecture & Processes The importance of stable infrastructure throughout the...

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January 2019 - Giving your Software Implementation the best chance to Succeed - Part 1

Software implementation projects are not always straightforward. You set your deadline and budget, appoint the right team, develop a solid plan—and it all comes together. Right? Projects can...

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March 2018 - Article: Systems of Record

Systems of Record are just one piece of the Enterprise Resource Planning Puzzle Sam Wardill muses on the evolution of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems into Systems of Record and the implication...

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February 2018 - Whitepaper: Making the Last-Mile Profitable

A New Age for Australian Retail. Despite retail sales & the online market-size increasing year after year, retailers remain challenged to turn a profit for online channels. Few Australian...

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Testimonials

"GRA helped us reduce inventories and improve operating cash flow by $12 million within 12 months whilst improving stock availability in stores. All the more impressive considering we were growing rapidly, but experiencing tough retail trading conditions at the time."

– Peter Birtles, Managing Director, Super Cheap Auto 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)