Tag: agility

2024 Maze
Feeling a little lost in 2024?

While 2023’s anticipated recession never arrived, geopolitical uncertainty poses continued challenges to forecasting, planning, and execution….

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Cost Management
Rebalancing the margin tug-of-war

As the labor and supply cost rollercoaster continues, we are working with several clients to identify new management levers. Among them: Increasing the frequency of cost reviews to ensure faster customer price adjustments and/or tying customer pricing to component market indices Executing Value Analysis and Value Engineering efforts to drive...

Medical Device: Supply Chain Complexity & Agility
Addressed $11.1 MM+ overage in raw material components and $5.6 MM+ overage in finished goods inventory

Supply chains have proven a compelling scapegoat, but many of the recent challenges reveal underlying dysfunction that preceded the pandemic. For one medical device manufacturer, supply chain (SC) complexity was creating costly overages in materials and finished inventory. Their build-to-order SC process optimized part and component costs, but did so...