Strategy

Developing and designing the optimal supply chain structures and frameworks that best supports the business’ service proposition, whilst minimising costs and capital. Aligning the supply chain to the business strategy to deliver the maximum value to the business, customers and key stakeholders. 
GRA are experts in Supply Chain Strategy consulting. Our activities include:

Supply Chain Strategy & Design

Supply Chain Network Planning & Optimisation

Organisational Structure Design & Change Management

Outsourcing & 3PL Strategy

Strategic Sourcing

Supply Chain Risk Review

Supply Chain Technology Strategy

Supply Chain Policy & KPI Development

Private Equity Due Diligence & Value Creation

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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)