Retail

Wholesale Company (South Africa)

Programme
Procurement & MRP Optimisation Programme
Brief

Move replenishment from Excel based, to SAP’s MRP based planning without affecting customer service to approximately 120 outlets. Goods procured from both local and international suppliers.

Success
  • Data accuracy improvement of 52 %
  • Supply chain bottleneck reduction of 37%
  • Inventory value reduction of 15%
  • Dead stock reduction of 17%
  • Certified 4 staff in SweetThorn's Business Maturity Optimisation methodology
Time to value realisation
4 months

Retail Company (South Africa)

Programme
Procurement & MRP Optimisation Programme
Brief

Establish an internal capability, in the form of a Business Maturity Optimisation team, to ensure that approximately 120 retail stores based across the country are replenished within agreed key performance indicators.

Success
  • Established a five member, optimisation team, certified in SweetThorn's Business Maturity Optimisation methodology
  • Data accuracy improvement of 76 %
  • Supply chain bottleneck reduction of 60%
  • Inventory value reduction of 11%
  • Dead stock reduction of 3%
Time to value realisation
6 months

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