Retail

August 2020 - Whitepaper: The Resilience Imperative

2020 has highlighted the importance of supply chain resilience. It is key however, that boardrooms do not overcorrect and move too far away from the...

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June 2020 - Video: New Priorities for Australian Retail Supply Chains

In this webinar hosted by Australia's NORA Network, the panel look at the new priorities for Australian retail supply chains in this post-COVID world. The Panel included: James Allt-Graham...

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January 2020 - Understanding the Coronavirus and the Risk in Your Supply Chain

As the coronavirus is top of mind for Australian businesses, we explorer the risks today’s supply chains are exposed to, and the steps that should be taken before disruption occurs. The...

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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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November 2019 - CommBank Retail Insights Report 2019

Report shows consumer satisfaction with retail delivery and pick-up services is mixed. Retailers have an opportunity to optimise these services to keep pace with changing shopper expectations...

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Testimonials

“GRA made sense of the complex issues facing our parts and service operation. They identified a clear strategy and road map to move us towards best practice that would support our current and future growth. They understood the complex technical and process side of the business and communicated solutions in a clear and effective way. Working side by side with GRA was an enjoyable experience.”

– Jean-Marc Julien, National Parts Manager, Renault Australia

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)