Consulting

Leadership and assistance to establish and sustain world-class supply chains and operations that grow substantial endless value.

Options include:

  • On Demand Advisory
  • High Level Review
  • High Level Design
  • Customise Your Project

Find out more by clicking on each consulting option.

Your very own supply chain manager on demand – here to help when you need us most

This service is typically provided in a virtual capacity to provide clients with a rapid response. It does not matter where you are located in Australia or where our experts are located. You will have full access to our entire team of supply chain managers.

Rapid support options include:

  • Instant one-off support – call us when you need advice or assistance ASAP
  • Monthly on-call support – retainer basis (3, 6, 12 months options) – no structure/ad hoc, semi-structured or fully structured – it’s your choice.

What can we do for you?

  • Support you immediately. Get you out of a tight spot. Answer burning questions.
  • Provide you with assistance to develop the best approach or assistance to use a specific methodology.
  • Do the work for you or with you, e.g. conduct analysis and measurement; interpret performance results; retrieve benchmarking data; develop a strategy, plan or procedure; write a report; review or design a process; design a supply chain; develop tools and templates; assist with or conduct negotiations; develop a communication strategy; review resources; etc. etc. – the list is endless.
  • Provide you with assistance to address a strategic or operational situation. Facing these situations alone without professional and expert assistance places you and your firm at significant risk.
  • Click on the following links to identify the five core supply chain capabilities that we possess at expert levels to assist you: Supply Chain Performance, Strategy, Network, Processes and Resources. Within these areas of capability there are over 60 supply chain skill sets – we maintain an inventory of all of these skills at expert-levels.

How does it work?

  • You have the option to work with one supply chain manager as your main “go-to” expert, plus you will still have full access to our entire team of supply chain managers.
  • Alternatively we can just keep assigning the most appropriate expert to work with you every time you need help. We maintain a large team so that we have the capacity and the required capability no matter the supply chain issue or opportunity that you need to address ASAP.
  • The quickest way for us to provide this service is via phone, teleconference, Skype, web conferencing and/or email.

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P.S. If you are only seeking guidance and feedback, we recommend Coaching from our sister agency Supply Chain Coach®.

Rapidly gain a better understanding of a current supply chain issue and what to do about it.

The High Level Review service can provide the answers you are seeking within 1-2 weeks (or sooner depending the urgency).

We conduct a high level current state review of your burning supply chain issue or situation, to provide you with a Report which includes a high level current state analysis and a prioritised Action Plan for the way forward.

Details of High Level Review:

  • Onsite Current State Review Workshop with key stakeholders to:
    • Confirm strategic priorities, explore the issue or situation, and identify supply chain challenges, risks, issues, opportunities and impacts.
    • Conduct a Current State Supply Chain Assessment based on the focus of the review.
  • Retrieval of required data and information.
  • High level mapping, data analysis and strategy development.
  • Development and submission of your High Level Review Report including analyses, findings, high level strategies in alignment with objectives and priorities, and a prioritised Action Plan to address the current state.
  • Explanation of High Level Review Report and discussion regarding next steps.

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Rapidly gain a better understanding of available options to address a supply chain issue or opportunity, and design a high level solution.

The High Level Design service can provide the answers you are seeking within 2-3 weeks (or sooner depending the urgency).

We conduct a high level future state opportunity analysis of the options available to address a supply chain issue or opportunity, and design a high level solution, which is presented in a report with a prioritised action plan for the way forward.

Details of High Level Design:

  • Familiarisation of the supply chain issue or opportunity (this task assumes a high level review has already been conducted)
  • Onsite Future State Opportunities Workshop with key stakeholders to:
    • Confirm the supply chain issue or opportunity, strategic objectives, and strategic and operational priorities
    • Explore the future state opportunities and options available to address the supply chain issue or opportunity, and the associated challenges, risks, issues and impacts
    • Confirm solution options to be analysed
  • Future state opportunity analysis and high level cost/benefit analysis of solution options
  • Onsite Solution Options Evaluation & Design Workshop with key stakeholders to:
    • Present analysis of solution options
    • Evaluate solution options and select a preferred solution
    • Explore, map and design the solution at a high level
  • Development and submission of your High Level Design Report including findings, analyses, evaluation, high level solution design and a prioritised Action Plan for the way forward.
  • Explanation of High Level Design Report and discussion regarding next steps.

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Achieve the outcomes you are seeking from your supply chains and operations.

We can customise and deliver a supply chain project or program that will achieve the outcomes you are seeking from your supply chains and operations. Whether you want to address supply chain issues or pursue supply chain opportunities, we have the expertise and capacity to help you achieve this.

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