Case Study – Circa 2010-2020 Timeframe

Stock Turns- Success Story

REAL STOCK TURNS

Cost Savings Initiatives

Commodity Boom

Investments in New capital types of equipment.

Lower costs structure

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Real stock-turn calculations are used to benchmark and isolate areas for improvement reducing inventories by 16% overall and up to 65% in problem areas.
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PROJECT DETAILS

  • Client – Global Top 3.
  • Industry – Fast Moving   Industrial Goods (FMIG).
  • Geography – 9 manufacturing locations in Australia, China, India, Brazil, Canada, USA, Philippines, and Germany.
  • SCM Specialization – Manufacturing footprint optimization.
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CLIENT SITUATION

  • The company had nearly 9 manufacturing locations for nearly 4,000 products which were supplied to more than 100 countries around the world.
  • Average utilization of plants was 53%.
  • The Supply Chain was extremely complex due to security regulations controlling the movement and storage of dangerous goods.
The Essence Of Business Transformation

METHODOLOGY

The MFO approach comprises four main phases that can be categorized:

  •  Expanded package sizes (Panamaxes).
  • Reversal of information asymmetry.
  • Long-term agreements.
  • Official, fact-based discussions with a wider supply base.
supply chain flow to asia pacific
Large scale cost saving

RESULTS

  1. Variable costs assumed to be 10% above xx PVC coated aa (estimate RS); the difference in cord weights has been accounted for.
  2. New building to house AA and XX machines (estimate AUD X.XXM, RS); set up costs for extra capacity (estimate AUD X.XX, RS); cost of moving xxx equipment TB.
  3. Total Australia/Asia volume approx. 28,700,000.
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