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Successfully executing

an outsourcing strategy...

Client Industry: Food process engineering company // Sector: Food and Beverage 


Our client was one of the most multifaceted suppliers of secondary food processing and packaging equipment in the world,

The Challenge

As part of a strategic transformation programme, VA was engaged to deliver cost savings as part of a supply chain improvement project.

The VA Solution

VA was engaged to manage and deliver the project. A full review of parts and assemblies was undertaken, covering all parts used in the manufacture of all products at each of the 5 different locations. The project comprised of 4 main stages. Stage 1 was to outsource individual components. Stage 2 was to have supplier move to Just in Time delivery of  CFS kits . Stage 3 was to move ordering to mechanical assembly level. Stage 4 was ordering will take at a completed module level.

Services Provided
  • Supply Chain

  • Business Analysis

  • Change Management

The Benefits
  • €24m of  annualised parts spend outsourced within 24 months.

  • Annualised cost savings exceeded €4M or 17% of parts spend.

  • Sustainable improvements in supplier quality, cost and delivery

Rapid ROI through business transformation.

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