New Store Opening Programmes.

SCM LogoDeveloped and implemented innovative new store opening programmes for the UK’s leader grocery retailers’.
  • Set up a supplier consolidation centre.
  • Introduced order expediting and supplier management services.
  • Created bespoke store opening programmes by dept.
  • Reduced logistics cost by c25%.
  • Reduced capital asset shrinkage by c30%.
  • Reduced store opening lead time by 1 day.

Merger and Acquisition Projects.

Coaching & Mentoring  Merger and Acquisition projects for a Helicopter operator and a major 3pl.

  • Worked with M&A team to create and deliver a global acquisition strategy.
  • Conducted business assessment of potential acquisition target including;
  • Completed EBITDA impact evaluation.
  • Conducted product portfolio and market fit analysis.
  • Set up and operated a contracts ‘war room’, conducting analysis and evaluation for long term viability (e.g. change of ownership clauses etc. / customer contracts viability).

SAP Report Suite Implementation.

Coaching & Mentoring   Created a Financial Metrics Model for Major Mobile Phone Operator.
  • Designed and implemented a ‘report suite’ with dashboard for a Financial Services Centre.
  • Scope included Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable / Debt Ledger.
  • Designed and implemented an automated dashboard that produced charts and RAG status reports.

SAP Report Suite Implementation.

Coaching & Mentoring  Introduced SAP Reporting Suite for Major Publisher.

  • Created the definition of business needs to enable core modules to be adapted.
  • Full UAT including creation of test scripts for complex sales algorithms.
  • Managed client’s test teams for the full test cycle Dev / Test / Fix / Test / Release.
  • Managed internal stakeholder relationships.

WMS Implementation.

Coaching & Mentoring  Implemented ProAct WMS for a Retail Logistics Provider

  • Successfully implemented multi-user WMS implementation.
  • Created the definition of business needs to enable core modules to be adapted.
  • Full UAT including creation of test scripts for multiple client operations each with their own idiosyncrasies.
  • Managed test teams for the full test cycle Dev / Test / Fix / Test / Release.
  • Managed internal stakeholders and the supplier relationship.

Freight Control Towers.

SCM Logo Set up Freight Control Towers for three major manufacturers.

  • Set up freight management, audit & expediting services from the same offices.
  • Implemented customs and tax using deferment measures to improve cash flow.
  • Introduced inventory visibility & reporting.
  • Freight audit – reducing freight costs by 10-15%.
  • Bulk product audit – reduced billing errors by 7%
  • Container flow management – reduced demurrage and increased stock availability by c3 days.