Supply Chain Consulting USA’s team is an expert in guiding the successful development of your supply chain management. We offer practical solutions through providing you with different advantages that have been proven to be beneficial for our previous clients mostly from the packaged goods industries. We aim to provide you with solutions and additional guidelines for industrial distribution, service parts logistics, direct marketing, catalog, wholesale, e-commerce, and retail.
Our consulting team is continuously updated with newly available technologies and newly formulated methods that will help us successfully determine, specify, assess, and formulate proficient solutions for the improvement of our client’s overall operation. Our ability to maintain our capabilities for effective project implementation, engineering, conceptual design, and management is further improved with our use of appropriate systems, procedures, equipment, and technology to ensure your boost when it comes to operations.
Our aim is to provide you with consultants that can focus on providing you with the results you will need on a specified time and also to solve your problems about management issues.
Supply Chain Consulting USA offers the following services: Supply Chain Maturity Assessment, Opportunity Gap Assessment, Cost Savings Assessment, Operations Planning, Supply Chain Strategy, Project Management, Facility Design and Layout, and Software Solutions.
Effective Project Management Approach
Our team provides you with an effective and communicative approach through clearly stating every detail of the project. The project will be closely tracked when it comes to the budget and project issues so that we can provide you with a detailed and fully developed project plan that will be reviewed and updated for further improvement.
In order for our team to provide solutions for effective concept improvement, development of performance and operating requirements and forecasts are needed prior to initial data collection. From the data gathered, our team will provide possible implementation schedules, concept drawings, initial block layouts, risk and feasibility analysis, high level costs and benefits development, and evaluation and identification of possible alternatives.
Detailed Conceptual Design Development
Our team will provide detailed schedules for the development of various aspects like equipment specifications, requests for proposal, product flows, building layouts, equipment fixtures, and detailed engineering.
Our team strongly implements work which can be done both in-house and on-site to effectively focus on supplier selections and bid reviews, drawing reviews and approvals, integrating the scheduling for material handling suppliers and builders, field checking progress, installation coordination, start-up and testing.
The Supply Chain Strategy
We make use of the Supply Chain Strategy which heavily focuses on the reviews of the efficiencies of our client’s logistics networks and supply chains, costs for operation, levels of service, facilities, and organization. Analysis of operations is also done to help determine the most efficient supply chain and to also figure out a more optimized network configuration. The strategy will include these scenarios for us to determine the best possible number of distribution locations. The following services are also included:
Inventory Deployment Strategies
Cost Reduction Assessment
ROI for Recommendation
Distribution Center Sizing
Location Evaluation and Selection Support
Customer Service Analysis
Move Strategy Planning
Assessment of Supply Chain Management
Our Supply Chain Management Assessment will provide a boosting improvement in your distribution center with the help of an Opportunity and Maturity Assessment. Constructive comparisons of different distribution centers, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and operating procedures are also being provided against the best practices of relate industries and management systems available. Our goal in providing this type of assessment is to provide you with a substantial increase in warehouse productivity, labor cost reductions, improved utilization of space and improvement of accuracy. Our assessment will also include the following services:
Receiving Through Shipping Operations Observation
Staff and Order Scheduling
WMS Functionality and Equipment
Interview Operations and IT Staff
Review Layout/Material Flow/Methods
Consider Equipment/Technology Usage
Factor WMS Capabilities
Estimate High-level Savings and Benefits
Develop Gap Assessment Report
Operations Planning Services
Our team offers effective operations planning services through Concept development, detailed planning and implementation capabilities to existing and expanding facilities. Evaluation of available alternatives which can range from fully automated solutions to low investment options is also done by our team in order for us to provide our clients with equipment solutions which are unbiased and also for us to recommend them with technology that suits their needs best. Our team offers the following services for Operations Planning:
Estimate Facility, Equipment, and Systems
Data Gathering and Analysis
Material Handling/Storage Equipment Concepts
Material and Information Flow Analysis
Determine Right Technology (RF, Pick/Put to Light, Voice, etc.)
Best Practices and Benchmarking
Space and Layout Planning
Staffing Estimates/Workforce Schedule Planning
Product Slotting Improvements
Productivity Rates Development
Estimate Space, Inventory, and Labor Savings
Project Implementation Plan (Schedule/Resource Planning)
Detailed Layout Planning/Simulation Modeling
Write Standard Operating Procedures
Create Detailed Equipment Elevations
Equipment RFP Development
Facility Conceptual Engineering/Architecture Coordination
Product Slot Assignments
Benchmark Performance to Plan
Go Live Support
Schedule Management of Equipment Installation
Post-Implementation Performance Audit
Transportation Management Outsourcing
Our team provides an effective and popular transportation solution for effective transportation management through the following services:
Pre-engagement freight analysis on all major types of transportation
Negotiation of Rates
Transportation procurement, both in the spot market and contractually
Shipment execution and tracking
Carrier management, compliance and reporting
Executive dashboard presentations
Detailed shipment reports
Freight bill payment and audit
Service refund management
Design and management of inbound client freight programs
Customized web portals
Self-service data warehouses
ERP integration with transactional shipment data
Integration of shipping applications into client’s e-commerce sites
The solution analyzes the shipment information and gives the amount of savings (up to 20%; we have seen 3% to 5%) they expect and most times they guarantee it, plus it frees up traffic personnel to work on other projects.
Our team in Supply Chain Consulting USA offers the best services available in terms of Supply Chain Consulting.
We service clients all over the world but mostly in the Americas. We service the cities of Miami, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, and West Palm Beach locally without travel expenses in most cases.
Please contact John.Sills@supplychainconsultingusa.com if you are interested in our services or you have questions how we can help you.