Insights & Publications

July 2019 - Video: Applying traditional supply chain strategies to the service sector

GRA Director James Allt-Graham talks with GRA Director Dan Knox about applying traditional supply chain strategies to the service sector. In the interview James answers the following questions:...

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July 2019 - Video: GAINS SaaS Overview

GRA Senior Manager Mat Tolley talks with GRA Director Dan Knox about GAINS SaaS. In the interview Mat answers the following questions: What is the GAINS Advanced Planning System? What are some of...

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July 2019 - Video: How an effective Procurement Strategy can deliver real business value

GRA Director Craig Millis talks with GRA Director Dan Knox about Procurement Strategy. In the interview Craig answers the following questions: What are the main challenges in Procurement today? How...

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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 Network Design

GRA Director David Drummond talks with GRA Director Dan Knox about Supply Chain Network Design In the interview David answers the following questions: What is involved in Supply Chain Network...

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Testimonials

With a focus on both cost reduction and service improvement, we engaged GRA to design and lead a company-wide Procurement Transformation. GRA worked closely with us to design and implement a new operating model and deliver significant improvements in procurement governance, processes and systems, whilst also managing a program delivering multi-million dollar savings.

– David White, Manager Enterprise Procurement, Aurizon

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)