Experience > Quick Win / Working Capital Effectiveness
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Multinational Consumer Goods Company

Supply Chain Process & Performance Improvements Quick Win
  • Multi country regional supply chain improvement initiative
  • Supply Chain Process Improvement covering areas such as Rigorous Sales & Operations Planning, Demand Forecasting, Inventory Planning.
  • Supply Chain Processes and Key Performance Indicators were standardized across the various countries and service level streamlined
  • Business Rules deployed to improve decision making
  • Quick Win tools were used (e.g. Forecasting, Inventory Target Setting, KPI dashboard) to rapidly deliver business benefits without the need for substantial investment in large scale technology implementation
Global Commodity Product Manufacturer

Product / Customer Mix Rationalization Quick Win
  • Established margin model to more accurately calculate product / customer profitability
  • Analyzed “true” profitability of products / customers portfolio
  • Rationalized products (SKU) / customers to enhance product / customer mix, and reduce slow moving inventory
  • Margin and working capital improvement achieved through Quick Win
Major Oil Company

Inventory Reduction Quick Win
  • Improvement program part of regional initiative to improve inventory working capital
  • An inventory target setting model was developed to statistically model inventory components for the selected products at refinery and terminals
  • Inventory modeling allowed identification of dysfunctional stock which could be removed without adversely affecting service level
  • Significant benefits achieved through excess safety stock reduction