Process technology strategy
Automation or manual labour? One size does not fit all
Process flow design relies on material, information and customer processing technologies. When effectively executed, it can significantly increase the impact of your customer service levels and cost-to-serve.
Operational due diligence
Target company analysis is an essential asset during price negotiations between buyer and seller. But its value is only sustainable if the evaluations are based on deep operational understanding.
Operations development and organisation
Continuous change is necessary just to keep up with competitors. To overtake them, you must identify the next step and make your move before anyone else.
Overview is key, if you want to make your transport setup more cost-effective and improve quality and services.
Net working capital
By reducing the net working capital (NWC), you release funds for investments and new growth opportunities. Beyond these effects, NWC reduction will also improve logistic processes and increase your stakeholders’ enterprise value.
Warehouse and distribution footprint
Companies are relocating manufacturing and sourcing to regions with lower labour costs to stay competitive. This affects the efficiency of warehousing and distribution. But which elements, in particular, will be strategically important in the next two years?
Increasing volatility is driving the need for optimisation of the manufacturing footprint. Outsourcing, insourcing and nearsourcing can have significant impacts, which calls for a strategic review of the potential risks and gains.
Performance Management – Breaking the code
In the changing world of management, full of acronyms and buzzwords, it is encouraging that, after all, there are still concepts with so much substance to them that they are just as relevant today as they were 10 or 20 years ago. However, they are often underestimated – perhaps because they are so obvious.