Our Quick Notes On Supply Chain Cost Reduction


Part of our new “Quick Notes” series – this report answers your most pertinent questions of the topic.

Do not be deceived by their short nature – these notes are only 22 pages or so. But these are 22 pages of potent dynamite that will supercharge your thinking in the right direction.

Included are quick notes and some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) on supply chain cost reduction that we have encountered in our workshops, seminars, and other forums.

Here are some of the topics and questions covered in these quick notes:

What does everyone in the company immediately think about supply chain whenever cost reduction is mentioned?

Can supply chain only be used for cost reduction then?

What is the biggest cost reduction you have seen on a supply chain restructuring project?

What are some common ways of reducing supply chain costs?

If I have to reduce supply chain cost in my company where is the first place I should look?

What is the biggest mistake people make in supply chain cost reduction projects?

Who should be in charge of the supply chain cost reduction projects?

Why are supply chain cost reduction results so unsustainable that within a few months the costs creep back to the same or even more than the original costs?

How can I judge the supply chain cost reduction potential in my company?

What is the best way to run a supply chain cost reduction program?

What kind of help is available externally for supply chain cost reduction program, and what value does it bring?


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If you do not act on what you know, then you have no advantage over the person who does not know what you know. Feel free to ask more questions if your particular question is not answered in these notes.

Why we are qualified to write these notes?

Over the last three decades we have led and worked on more than 500 projects in supply chain restructuring and cost reduction in dozens of industries and countries.

VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW SUPPLY CHAINS LIKE WE DO – Retail, beverages, food, milk, dairy, meat, livestock, explosives, chemicals, cotton, rice, graphite, solar power, natural gas, crude oil, fertilizers, electronics, packaging, glass manufacturing, machine parts, automobiles, industrial goods, mining, etc are just some of the industries where boards and executives have benefited from our proprietary knowledge. 

Since when no one had heard of supply chain, our co-founder Vivek Sood has been considered one of the most authoritative professionals in the field when it comes to the subject of supply chains restructuring in his clients’ corporations in Australia, Asia, North America, South America and Europe.

He has written four seminal books about restructuring supply chains to gain massive advantage in business. He also regularly delivers keynote speeches at business schools and conferences such as University of Technology Sydney, Supply Chain Asia, Asian Bankers Forum, APEC Business Advisory Council.

He has been quoted in the authoritative business press and over 100 academic papers written by supply chain researchers around the world. Vivek and his team have examined thousands of supply chains during their projects over the last three decades and helped hundreds of executives build safe, cost effective and sustainable supply chains and careers.


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