Our hospitals are now realizing the importance of a holistic approach to contract management, procurement, logistics and materials management. We have started to use the principles and leading practices of Supply Chain Management to reduce costs and improve services to our organization ....... Hospital CEO
We jokingly admit we have two kinds – too much of some items and too little of others! We now realize that inventory levels and the associated working capital are outcomes from how well we synchronize our day-to-day supply process with our customer demands ....... CFO at Consumer Packaged Goods company
Canadian healthcare entities are now realizing the efficiencies that can be gained by sharing back office functions like contract management, procurement, logistics and materials management. Sharing these functions can bring increased leverage to supplier relationships and economies of scale to allow our organization to focus on its primary mission of patient care ....... Hospital Chief of Staff
We can’t solve these problems with classical ways of thinking - we needed an integrated approach that crossed traditional department boundaries. The transformations are about cross-functional work processes and getting the right end-to-end metrics to tell us how well we’re meeting our customer requirements ....... Chair of the Governing Board
There was a lot of restructuring to do, and the company needed the right skills and the right work processes as the key components for a comprehensive transformation. We developed a time-phased plan to support those components with the right information systems and synchronized the changes to deliver benefits at each milestone along the way ....... President of a mid-sized Canadian food company
Supply Chain Solutions is an independently-owned and operated resource provider for companies seeking to leverage supply chain management to improve results. Since 2004, our project teams have provided skilled practitioners to address client needs for interim resources, business case development and delivery of organizational change initiatives. Principal consulting and project management services are provided by the Managing Director, Brad Sinclair, with support from subject matter experts in areas of Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology as the client’s needs require.
We work with our clients to apply leading practices for end-to-end integration of their supply chain, enabling management to align day-to-day operations with the company’s strategic imperatives.
Expert practitioners work on site with the client’s team to implement the right work processes, the right skills and the right metrics to enable the operations team to provide a competitive advantage to your business.
In spite of projects to upgrade information systems, many companies still are looking for the right work processes and the right skills to enable them to meet their customer orders with the correct amount of on hand inventory.
Our teams know that proper inventory control is dependent upon real-time synchronization of supply with demand, and we have a track record showing our clients how to do that.
In cases of mergers, recent acquisitions or some gap in an organization’s leadership team, the firm provides seasoned Operations Executives to our clients in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Distribution and public sector Shared Services.
Typical mandates include implementation of new systems, realignment of staff teams and relocation to new facilities as triggers for breakthrough results improvements.
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Supply Chain Solutions has an established track record supporting Management through all stages of a change initiative.
The process starts with definition of the business case for change, followed by leadership of the change initiative, on-site support for startup and commissioning, then follow through to ensure new processes and metrics are well established and delivering the expected results.
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