Supply Chain Consulting

  1. Initial Assessment
  • Developing team and creating communication plan
  • Constructing scope
  1. Capturing, Evaluating and Understanding and the Current State
  • Make Value stream map the overall current state.
  • Process reviews, maps and visuals highlighting current state of the operation.
  • Data collectiong and interpretation.
  • Visiting operational sites.
  • Create a visual map of the supply chain network.
  • Compute total logistics costs.
  • Evaluate transportation and inventory strategy.
  • Conduct current state waste and opportunity evaluation with key stakeholders.
  • Gain an understanding of warehouse, transportation, and inventory process capabilities.
  1. Conduct Current State Analysis:
  • Conduct various analysis w.r.t. Speed, Cost, Quality, Delivery with respect to multiple options and testing those options e.g. transportation impact, the end customer profile, and system inventory.
  • Application of Lean Principles e.g. eliminating waste, reducing lead time, and creating level flow


  1. Develop the Desired State with Optimum Outputs: 
  • Defines, quantifys, and prioritize the gaps between current and desired state.
  • Develop actionable implementation road map
  • Engage team members and assign roles, goals and responsibilities
  • Suggest and anlayze whether a change management plan is also necessary


  1. Other Deliverables: 
  • Visual representation of desired state model
  • Detailed gap analysis from current to desired state to show potential results, comparing the current-state performance against potential results of the desired future state
  • Impacts on resources: infrastructure, process, and technology
  •  A summary of Total logistics costs and their impacts
  • FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)

Benefits Expected: 

  • Problem solving at root-cause level
  • Step by step implementation
  • Total logistics cost reduction
  • Working capital improvement or at optimum level
  • Support to manufacturing processes increasing efficiency
  • Optimization of materials and information flow.