European JiT Automotive Collection Service.

SCM Logo Implemented and ‘scaled up’ a European JiT automotive collection service.

  • Converted infrequent EXW shipments to regular/daily/hourly JiT shipments.
  • Conducted cost down negotiations with automotive suppliers (all tiers).
  • Carried out process mapping of supplier operations to identify and eliminate waste.
  • Introduced dynamic network reviews.
  • Implemented RTP to support sequencing and Kanban operations.
  • Used network/round-robin and FTL solution according to supply/demand/geographic needs.
  • Integrated sub-programmes for individual product launches.
  • Annualised value of c£12m.
  • Achieved 10% cost reduction.

Business Restructure & Reorganisation.

Coaching & Mentoring  Managed the merger of commercial teams and processes for a Global Freight and Parcels Carrier.
  • Managed the commercial merger of TNT Express Europe, TNT Skypak and XP Express Parcels.
  • Increased Gross Profit by 2% through ongoing review of commercial pricing and sales policy and implementing focused schemes and programmes.
  • Improved revenue quality by implementing commercial training for field sales teams.
  • Conducted competitor activity, route and market analysis in order to determine price and margin expectations.

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.

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.