Case Study – Circa 2010-2020 Timeframe

End-to-End Supply Chain Modelling Project

GLOBAL MANUFACTURING FOOTPRINT OPTIMISATION

Supply Chain Optimization

Annual Savings

Higher equipment utilization

Lower logistics rates and costs

Improved service levels less logistics chaos

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Complex optimization – including production, logistics, distribution and entire SCM
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PROJECT DETAILS

  • Client – Global top 3
  • Industry – Fertilizer, Agriproducts, Chemicals
  • Geography – Australia (imports into Australia from Arabian Gulf, USA, Togo, Morocco, SE Asia, China)
  • SCM Specialization – Shipping, Optimization, Procurement, Organization Capability Review.

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CLIENT SITUATION

  • This multibillion-dollar manufacturer and importer has nearly 50% market share.
  • Import shipping costs had nearly doubled in 2 years. The shipping department was engaging the market in a transactional manner.
  • The client wanted to find a strategic solution to ensure  lowest costs, highest service delivery and no surprised.
The Essence Of Business Transformation

METHODOLOGY

  • Increased parcel size (Panamaxes).
  • Information asymmetry reversal.
  • Long-term contracts.
  • Formal, fact-based negotiations with a deeper supply base.
supply chain flow to asia pacific
Large scale cost saving

RESULTS

  • Envisaged savings of $X m to $XX m p.a.
  • Significantly increased control over shipping
  • Performance improvement and assurance of vessel availability.

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