Transforming your supply chain into the digital age
Over the last years, supply chain management has undergone a tremendous change. The digitization of supply chains enables companies to address new requirements of customers, challenges on supply side and expectations in efficiency improvement. Supply chain 4.0 creates a disruption and requires companies to rethink the way, they design their supply chains. On top of this global mega trends change customer expectations and innovative technologies massively transform traditional ways of working.
To build on these trends and adapt to the changed requirements, supply chains need to become much more faster, flexible, and efficient.
BearingPoint’s service line “Operations” is predestined to meet current and future challenges and transform them into competitive advantages – in all aspects: From strategy and organization to processes and IT systems complemented by tailored IP assets delivering sustainable value. We individually customize our service offerings to our customers’ needs. Our capabilities and services are clustered around the following seven domains.
A global chemical company headquartered in North America adopted a worldwide strategy for labor service procurement.
BearingPoint leveraged industry knowledge, functional expertise and IT architecture capabilities to support the company in being more responsive to ongoing business change while enabling a focus on strategic growth initiatives.
Large parts of the economy have been put in involuntary hibernation. While some businesses can serve customers online, many have seen a significant drop in demand and had to close all physical stores. Over the last weeks, businesses grappled with the impact of isolation and dealt with the immediate effects on customers, staff and stores. While this has been an unprecedented and often difficult process, it is now time to plan ahead and prepare for the period after the lock-down.
International food and beverage company, Hero, was faced with the challenge as to whether they should upgrade their heterogenous ERP landscape. With BearingPoint’s support Hero gained a clear vision of how to approach the future with insight and confidence.
The BearingPoint Supply Chain Vulnerability Framework enables organisations to identify risks and opportunities within their supply chains on the premise that being forewarned is being forearmed, and therefore actions can be taken. We have taken our framework and flipped it on its head – the risks are now issues. This insight outlines the opportunity to pragmatically and constructively respond to the key issues in a considered manner, while mitigating further risk which could be created by focusing only on the immediate challenges.
Tougher market conditions, rapid technological innovations, and changing customer needs are requiring companies to become more responsive to customer desires and expectations. From a manufacturing point of view, the shift from selling to servicing a product is the future if manufacturers want to increase revenue and profit margins.