Applying common sense to supply chain consulting

Main Activities

Supply Chain Improvements and enforcing standards. Examples:

  • Procedural development and auditing.
  • Maintenance of internal Procedures manuals.
  • Implementation of inter-departmental Service Level Agreements.
  • Best Practice roadshows.
Procedures

Project management

  • Systems implementations.
  • Warehouse moves.

Management and development of the supply chain. Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Project management.
  • Strategic modelling and design.
  • Operational mapping and re-engineering.
  • Data analysis and manipulation.
  • Transport and modelling:
    • Benchmarking existing transport operations.
    • Establishing strategic/tactical models for comparison.
Data Analysis

We regularly use transport modelling software (DPS Logix) to benchmark existing transport arrangements and establish comparison models for strategic and tactical purposes. Examples include:

  • Cost and service solutions.
  • Optimum location options.
  • Fleet resource requirements.
DPS Logix Software
Project Management

One-off Service (More Info)

  • Assessment of current information systems, outputs, collection and reporting methods.
  • Definition of requirements.
  • Operational mapping and re-engineering.
    • Discussions with stakeholders, e.g. Senior Management, Purchasing, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Internal Teams, External Customers, IT.
    • Presentation, content, distribution, timing.
  • Build a database to collect all input elements.
  • Design output.
    • Charts.
    • Spreadsheets.
    • Maps and other visuals.
  • Implementation support.
Data Analysis

Implementation support

  • Quarterly/Monthly/Weekly intervention.
    • Analysis and commentary on the outputs.
    • Production and distribution of reports.

Management of the ITT process for Supply Chain services and systems. Including:

  • Preparation, writing, distribution and monitoring.
  • Analysis of the results.
  • Responses to ITT's.
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