Traditional focus on manufacturing and sales/distribution: Historical emphasis on manufacturing and sales/distribution, with limited attention to supply chain dynamics.
Integration gap between manufacturing and sales/distribution: Lack of integration between manufacturing and sales and distribution processes, resulting in increased costs and hindered market responsiveness.
Need for cost reduction and improved market responsiveness: The necessity to enhance cost efficiency and market responsiveness by aligning manufacturing operations with sales and distribution strategies.
In addressing the challenges faced by our client, TMX undertook a strategic approach, including:
- Total supply chain strategic review of the client's entire supply chain, identifying opportunities for immediate impact.
- Implemented a targeted 'quick wins' savings program within the national logistics operations, swiftly capturing significant benefits.
- Identified and executed rapid 'quick wins' opportunities in logistics to generate immediate savings, providing funding for the broader strategic review and subsequent implementation program.
Over a 5-month period, TMX was able to identify and capture benefits, resulting in a significant EBIT shift.