Supply Chain & Logistics

Supply chain management is a complex process with many moving parts all of which when working optimally, give your business a competitive advantage. Optimizing your operations means making the best use of technology and resources to give your customers what they want, when they want it while ensuring sustainable profitability for your company. 


Discover opportunities that will dramatically improve your end-to-end supply chain operation

Common supply chain challenges that we solve: 

Either excess inventory is impacting cashflow or stockouts are impacting production and ultimately your customers.

More recently, there is greater unpredictability for demand, which leads to overproduction or underproduction.

Resulting in late deliveries and/or inferior product quality.

Present ongoing challenges with transportation, warehousing, and distribution especially in global supply chains.

Impacting the balancing act between product quality and customer satisfaction.

Adding complexities in adhering to varying import/export laws, safety standards and environmental regulations across regions.

Understanding what the risks are and having mitigation plans to address natural disasters, geopolitical events, or supplier bankruptcies.

Decisions made in isolation of key stakeholders, departments, and partners have significant consequences across the supply chain.

Legacy systems are not integrated or optimized and require updating or replacement which is essential for enhancing supply chain visibility, efficiency and decision-making.

Company-imposed sustainability goals are competing with other priorities and impact end-to-end supply chain decisions.

Our supply chain management consultants are experts in bridging the gap betweenstrategy and performance by developing lean process improvement solutions and where required, implementing those solutions to transform your supply chain operation. Through an integrated systems engineering approach, we identify the opportunities that provide the greatest value and are geared to your unique business environment and culture. Our lean Six Sigma expertise and broad operations experience as supply chain professionals across most industries, means we understand your challenges and will work together with you to deliver pragmatic solutions that are achievable and more importantly sustainable over the long term.


Our procurement and sourcing consulting professionals will deliver cost savings, improved supplier relationships and ensure better quality of goods and services by: 

  • Developing and implementing vendor management systems and procedures that address your current challenges and strategic objectives 
  • Streamlining Procurement Processes to reduce lead times, increase efficiency and save costs 
  • Implementing e-procurement systems or other technologies to automate routine tasks  
  • Building dashboards and workflows to increase visibility, accuracy and support decision making 
  • Evaluating and Mitigating Risks associated with suppliers from financial to geopolitical 
  • Building Cross Functional Collaboration with related departments (finance, operations, sales, quality assurance) to ensure decisions align with business goals 
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement to evolve functions and adapt to changing business and market demands 
  • Providing expert coaching or training to ensure your team develops the critical skills necessary and is up to date with industry best practices  
  • Renegotiating with your supplier base to realize cost savings and early payment term discounts 

In supply chain management, transportation and logistics play crucial roles in ensuring the efficient movement of goods from suppliers through to customers.  Our team of experienced supply chain transportation professionals deliver the following services to optimize your transportation systems. 

  • Transportation Optimization: Utilizing technology and data analytics, we optimize transportation routes and modes, considering factors like cost, lead time, and environmental impact.  
  • Real-time Tracking and Visibility: Implement real-time tracking systems to monitor the movement of goods throughout the supply chain.  
  • Last-Mile Delivery Solutions: Improve last-mile delivery through process optimization and delivery management software 
  • Visibility & Measurement: Build dashboards to measure and analyze KPI metrics, improve decision making and identify areas for improvement  
  • Continuous Improvement Culture: Foster a culture of continuous improvement which embraces innovative technologies and practices that keep pace with a rapidly evolving supply chain landscape. 

Warehouse optimization leads to efficiencies and cost savings while also speeding up order processing and accuracyThis means reducing time spent on picking, packing, and shipping items, leading to higher throughput and faster delivery times.    

Are you struggling to understand how your warehouse is performing? We’ve developed a rapid warehouse benchmarking diagnostic solution to identify gaps in your operation against world class performance.  Once you know where the bottlenecks are and why, the best solutions geared to your unique situation can be defined and implemented to close the gaps. 

Inventory management doesn’t exist in a vacuum; it is intrinsically linked to your entire supply chain. Our Inventory Management Consultants bring a fresh perspective to your operations, identifying and solving bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and redundancies in the supply chain so that you can achieve greater overall efficiency, faster order fulfillment, and improved responsiveness to market fluctuations.  We do this by: 

  • Optimizing inventory levels, ensuring that you strike the perfect balance to avoid excess inventory and stockouts
  • Streamlining processes so that your business can achieve greater overall efficiency, faster order fulfillment, and improved responsiveness to market fluctuations 
  • Developing robust forecasting models and methodologies that improve predictions for future demand leading to better purchasing decisions and balanced inventory levels 
  • Integrating inventory management systems with other software (sales, accounting, procurement) that leads to real-time insights, reduced human error and better decision-making 
  • Utilizing AI tools to analyze large volumes of data and provide predictive insights about demand trends, seasonal fluctuations, and other variables that impact inventory levels 

Whether you are expanding your facilities into new locations because of growth or closing and merging branches due to cost optimization, The Poirier Group will help you navigate this transition.

We will support your supply chain network through benchmarking analysis, advising on the number of facilities needed to support distribution, based on location, economic influences, size, customer base and growth factors.  Whatever your strategic supply chain network goals are, we will create a flexible and scalable network roadmap to sustainably achieve your future-state vision.

TPG applies Lean methodologies centered on continuous improvement to increase productivity and quality of processes. We then apply agile principles to align upstream and downstream supply chain operations geared to meet your business strategy and objectives.

Your customers and their experience with your company are of the utmost importance to your business’s success.

Make the right decisions today, by speaking to our Supply Chain experts and benefit from our advanced expertise in Supply Chain Network Design. 


Sustainable change is an ongoing process. We understand the value of change management and encourage a culture of continuous improvement within your supply chain operation as we work to optimize its function. This approach for transformative change will have a lasting impact on the results we achieve for you and the long-term success of your business. 

Enhancing Supplier Relationships

Creating Transparency & Traceability

Building Measurement Systems for Performance Management

Educating & Aligning Your Workforce

Join our list of satisfied clients


Cost Optimization

Visibility Across the Supply Chain

Accurate Inventory Levels

Vendor Management System

Automation Efficiencies

Ability to Scale

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Angelo Farneti, DirectorAcklands Grainger
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Joe Rollins, Store OperationsBig Lots
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Randy Berry, SVP Operations ExcellenceGovPlanet
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“Looking back on our time with The Poirier Group, we would not have been able to achieve our inventory management and overall business objectives without their services. If you are considering an engagement with The Poirier Group, I highly recommend them.”
Rhonda Biddix, SVP & CFO California Closets
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