Case study

Supply chain optimization for a food manufacturer

Situation

A food manufacturer with multi-divisional operations and a fragmented production structure had a high cost and split product distribution network with different product and service requirements. The company hired a consultant to optimize the supply chain. Delivery Partners assisted the consultant with supply chain analysis and benchmarking.

Our work

  • Analyzed the network for opportunities to reduce the number of warehouses
  • Reviewed the supply management processes to support the international network
  • Assessed system support and control procedures especially for order processing, planning and forecasting

Results

  • Restructuring of the organization completed
  • Significant savings over the next 3 years identified
  • Service performance increased by >10% points