Global chemical company redesigns their supply chain and improves business processes

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A rapidly growing global diversified specialty chemical company, the client was in the process of upgrading their legacy ERP system and were interested in redesigning their supply chain business processes. The client requested an integrated supply chain assessment with a comparison with industry best practices to optimize their business processes and identify improvement opportunities.

Services Provided

  • Provided customized organizational model recommendation outlining core personnel competencies and timeline for implementation
  • Prioritized list of project opportunities for customer service improvements, cost reduction, cash flow and efficiency improvements
  • Identified high-risk areas with recommended contingency plans
  • Defined metrics and process improvements leading to the implementation of new ERP global solution
  • Created detailed assessment of supply chain business processes in areas of sourcing, planning and logistics comparing with industry best practices
  • Provided redesign of client S&OP processes
  • Designed KPI performance scorecard including savings opportunities

Results

  • Provided an as-is view from both a contractual/commercial as well as site operational perspective, capturing interdependencies and bringing it all together to deliver specific recommendations for improvements
  • Brought senior level management into alignment behind the effort
  • Delivered business process efficiencies that saved time, effort and money
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