Leaders in Retail & Grocery face a highly difficult environment, with rising supply chain costs, heightened consumer expectations, and growing competition cutting into margins from the top-down and the bottom-up. Many are questioning: how do we grow, sustain operational excellence, improve productivity, and remain relevant – all with less room for error? We apply decades of proven Integrated Systems Engineering experience to make that happen.
“How do we achieve better strategic alignment from the top to the bottom of our organization while driving better contributions from each team? We often struggle to find the balance between motivation and work duplication.”
“How do we work through the duality of a data-rich and information-poor situation? We are struggling to make sense of our saturated data in a timely, actionable manner. This has a huge impact on our delivery, and we are simply not moving at the required speed yet.”
“Our managers are consumed with a steady stream of crises requiring constant attention, but our processes aren’t at the right level of standardization to handle them in an efficient manner. As a result, we’re either over-staffed or dealing with burnout. How do we break the team out of this pattern?”
“We’re entering a period of ‘recessionary headwinds’. How do we maintain margins? We know we have to improve productivity and quality – but how do we accomplish that with resources who are already at capacity?”
We put a relentless focus on building you a foundation for sustainable value generation in your Retail & Grocery practices by solving key challenges together.
Our blended methodology includes a unique approach to Lean Six Sigma design, a dedication to client education, and expert Integrated Systems Engineering. This allows us to architect better models for Strategy, People, Process, and Technology, so you can successfully execute stronger performance for your business from the top-down and bottom-up.
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Today, many Retailers face a situation where increasing competition, ongoing digital innovation, and high consolidation costs must be addressed while dealing with tighter margins. In addition, these major shifts have been exacerbated by the global pandemic – placing more reliance on e-commerce as a channel and negatively affecting supply chain costs.
In such an environment, legacy technology and information systems have created a negative gravitational pull that hinders progress for those still reliant on them. With the swift and significant change in industry standards, leaders must transform their business in the right areas if they are to realize cost reduction and sustain long-term success.
Our retail consulting team continuously tracks emerging industry trends and their potential impact on our solutions in order to adapt them to weather these changes. Most recently, we are tracking:
Finding ways to architect better operating models that can allow an organization to grow profitability is no doubt a key for success in the 2020s era.