WBS Group : Supply Chain Specialists : Case studies
 

Case Studies

Find out more about some of the assignments carried out WBS consultants below.

Case Study - Going Lean through Process Minimalism® at an American controls manufacturer

Case Study - Going Lean through Process Minimalism® at an American controls manufacturer
This operation was a blank canvas with hardly any existing measurements. Those that did exist were either not used at all or used ineffectively. Properly quantifying the benefits could therefore not be achieved until after implementation when systems and processes had imbedded.

Case Study - Process Review at a Large European Manufacturer & Distributor

Case Study - Process Review at a Large European Manufacturer & Distributor
This assignment involved recruiting an interim Operations Manager and a team of supply chain specialists to assist with data analysis, strategy, process improvement and project management in both distribution and manufacturing.

Case Study - UK's Largest Plant Bread Bakers

Case Study - UK's Largest Plant Bread Bakers

This Plant Bread Baker saw improved backhaul utilisation by 22%, Forecasting and Inventory improvement programme saved £185k and Improved trailer racking by 5% with savings of £85k. 

Case Study - Energy Savings at German manufacturing and logistics provider to the entertainment industry

Case Study - Energy Savings at German manufacturing and logistics provider to the entertainment industry
As part of an end-to-end supply chain optimisation programme, WBS were asked to also identify savings and efficiency gains in the organisation’s energy consumption The target was to reduce energy costs over a two year period by 20% - 30%. (24.2% achieved)

Assessment Case Study - UK Omni-Channel Fashion Retailer

Assessment Case Study - UK Omni-Channel Fashion Retailer

This omni-channel UK fashion retailer saw UK store sales grow by 1.6%, internet sales grow by 30%, and wholesale decline by 42%. 3PL warehousing costs had gone up by 13.3% compared with the previous year. 

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