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End 2 End supply chain development for retail software products

Client Project Objectives

Develop a business model to enable our client to transition ownership of the planning management for retail software products from their EMEA software customer.

Design tools capable of managing poor forecasting from the distribution channels capable of delivering an enhanced more agile service levels to cope with unexpected peak demands.

Deliver reduced inventory liability and more flexible lead-times and component cost reductions

Project main achievements

Central European Supply | Chain Management Project

Client Project objectives

Source an alternative supply base in Poland, which could achieve significant savings to the end customer and agree supplier contracts.

Approve new supplier facilities and agree component costs with client’s customer and business partners.

Recruit staff, develop processes and procedures to manage the business, provide training and ongoing operational management.

Transition the business from a Hungarian facility and launch in Poland within a 2 month time frame.

Project main achievements

China Sourcing Project

Client Project objectives

Client Company wished to enter the market by launching a new brand of retail electronics sourced from China for sale in Europe.

Research to identify options for a local sourcing office to be set-up in Shenzhen.

10 commodities required a supplier base, with factory audits and price negotiations completion.

Recruitment research required identifying potential issues to be avoided and Chinese government legal requirements

Research on Chinese employment conditions and legal licensing requirements for setting up a branch office

Project main achievements

EMEA supply chain model design

Client Project objectives

Review of client’s EMEA business model for software and customisation fulfilment.

Develop a business strategy using newly emerging technology, ERP systems and consolidation of the supply base to support the viability of forming a new company.

Cost and compare the viability of investment in new technology and resources versus outsourcing to a business partner with existing competence.

Project main achievements