Case Study

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The Client was an International Chemicals Company headquartered in Europe with applications in several industries from Aerospace to Coatings.

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50%

Less Expensive than Competitors

4

Global Mid-Sized Consulting Firms short-listed

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Challenge

The client’s continued external growth through Mergers & Acquisitions compounded the challenges encountered with the inclusion of additional operating models, which could impact the opportunities for best practice & resource sharing between the manufacturing plants. The client was looking for support to define the principles to optimize the manufacturing and supply chain organizations.

Mandate

Help the client scope the work to be done, prepare the RFP and source 4-5 specialized consulting firms with relevant experience in both Supply Chain and Chemicals. Analyze how a portion of success-based fees could be incorporated.

Results

Consulting Quest Sourced Global Mid Sized Providers with Strong Expertise. The Chosen Provider was 50% Less Expensive than Incumbents and within budget. The Payback was recorded within the same year with recurring efficiency gains 10x the costs.

We selected a medium-sized lean expert over our usual incumbents. And we are getting the same quality for half the cost.

~Director Supply Chain

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Case Study

Reading Time: 8 minutes

The Client is an International Chemicals Company headquartered in Europe with applications in several industries from Aerospace to Coatings

50%

Less Expensive than Competitors

4

Global Mid-Sized Consulting Firms short-listed

Challenge

The client’s continued external growth through Mergers & Acquisitions compounded the challenges encountered with the inclusion of additional operating models, which could impact the opportunities for best practice & resource sharing between the manufacturing plants. The client was looking for support to define the principles to optimize the manufacturing and supply chain organizations.

Mandate

Help the client scope the work to be done, prepare the RFP and source 4-5 specialized consulting firms with relevant experience in both Supply Chain and Chemicals. Analyze how a portion of success-based fees could be incorporated.

Results

Consulting Quest Sourced Global Mid Sized Providers with Strong Expertise. The Chosen Provider was 50% Less Expensive than Incumbents and within budget. The Payback was recorded within the same year with recurring efficiency gains 10x the costs.

We selected a medium-sized lean expert over our usual incumbents. And we are getting the same quality for half the cost.

~Director Supply Chain

Want to…