Supply Chain Effectiveness Assessment

Overview This assessment examines how effective your company’s supply chain is in acquiring materials, moving them through your required value-added processes and delivering high-quality cost-effective products and services to your customers. It also looks at the ability of the current systems and organization to deliver required business results. The report will provide a gap analysis of the supply chain with a perspective to responsiveness, best practices, utilization of technology, scalability and sustainability.


  • Identify all components of your supply chain (organization, systems, suppliers, technology, processes, management) from raw material providers to the end user and determine how they align with your company’s strategy
  • Assess the performance requirements of your supply chain to meet your product and services needs in the marketplace
  • Determine the gaps between existing processes, organizational structure and skills, systems and those required to deliver the company’s strategic objectives
  • Review the effectiveness of supply chain accountability measures and compensation
  • Complete a Gap Analysis of your supply chain performance vs. Best in Class organizations: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), etc.
  • Deliver a final report that identifies the key opportunities and the expected ROI’s

Length of Assessment 5+ days (depending on the complexity of the supply chain)

  • Pre-work and data collection
  • 1-3 days data analysis
  • 2+ days (depending company size) on site interviewing key stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts to identify perceived areas of improvement, shadow systems, assess skill levels and best practices gaps
  • 5 days preparing final report

Expected Learning/Outcomes

  • Understanding of your company’s supply chain performance:
    • People and skill sets
    • Inventory requirements
    • Cost
    • Technology
    • Working Capital
    • Responsiveness (Lead Time and ability to respond to demand changes)
    • Accountability
    • Prioritized list of improvement areas and implementation roadmap

Conclusions The final report will provide an assessment of what is working and what requires attention within your supply chain. It will also provide a set of short/medium/long-term recommendations on where to focus your attention for optimized performance from the perspective of cost and responsiveness.

For more information or scheduling contact: Group50® Consulting Los Angeles, CA (909) 949-9083 or click here to request more information.

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