Benchmarking and Cost to Serve Modelling.

SCM Logo Benchmarking and Cost to Serve modelling completed for major fmcg and 3pls. Comparing ‘apples with apples’ is about ensuring the baseline and reference points are fully understood and relevant before starting the journey to improved performance.

  • Introduced benchmarking to a number of retail and fmcg operations, covering all aspects from productivity, accuracy and timeliness to staff turnover.
  • Completed ‘cost to serve’ modelling using Process Mapping and IE methods.
  • Combined efforts reduced costs through efficiency improvements, reduced shrinkage and lower staff turnover and absence.

UK Smart Metering Project.

SCM Logo Development and Implementation of a Major Smart Metering Project.

  • Highly complex and politically sensitive government initiated project.
  • Implemented WMS (SAP), carrier management (proprietary) and sophisticated (bespoke) triage systems.
  • Implementation of required quality and security standards including IS0 22301 (Business Continuity) / BS7858 (Staff Security) / HMG IS5 (data sanitisation) / ISO 9001 (Quality Systems) / ISO 14001 (Environmental).
  • Negotiation of complex contractual framework including Government flow down penalties.
  • Forward and Reverse Logistics set up including; inventory management (central and field engineer stock), kitting, testing and sophisticated triage solution.
  • Solution design from blue print to high level design (HLD) through to detailed low level design (LLD) and into implementation.
  • Selection and commercial negotiation with carriers and wast disposal partners including adoption of security protocols and flow-down liabilities.

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Digital Transformation – E2E Solution

SCM LogoDevelopment and Implementation of a Major Turnkey Digital Transformation Project.

  • Front End Web shop with integrated payment solutions (including IVR), web chat, inventory management, workforce management and carrier management systems.
  • Solution design from blue print to high level design (HLD) through to detailed low level design (LLD) and into implementation.
  • L1-L4 Customer service centre set-up.
  • Selection of installation partners and creation of contractual framework including SLA and penalty mechanisms.
  • Forward and Reverse Logistics set up including; inventory management (central and field engineer stock), kitting, testing and triage.
  • Implementation of required quality and security standards including PCI DSS and ISO 22301. 
  • Selection and commercial negotiation with carriers.

eCommerce Fulfilment Centre

SCM Logo Programme Manager for a Major Fashion eCommerce Implementation.

  • Construction of a 60,000 sq. ft. Mezzanine including sprinklers, lighting and lifts.
  • Systems implementation including WMS / TMS (multiple carrier management) / Webshop Integration / Customer Service.
  • Set up of all processing areas inbound, receiving, VAS, returns and over 60,000 dynamic pick locations.
  • Recruitment of management team including GM, Ops Managers, Team Leads and c50 direct FTE.
  • Training of all staff in all processes in advance of go live. Train the trainer process introduced to create ‘go to’ Subject Matter Experts leading to a managed skills matrix.
  • Carrier selection, commercial negotiation and implementation.
  • Stock transfer and stock build through to go live.
  • Preparation of the facility including the transfer out of 5 live operating contracts.