Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management spans the procurement, movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption. At RLA our Supply Chain Management focus is within the following areas: 

  • Inventory Management & Supply Chain Cost Reductions
    • Inventory analysis, reduction and benchmarking
    • Identification of excess and obsolete
    • End-to-end supply chain analysis and process redesign
    • Review and correction of bills of materials and routings
    • Procurement and vendor management
    • Reduced total cost of ownership
  • Sales and operations planning
    • Sales, forecasting and production planning review and process improvement
    • Development of standard new product introduction plans and reduced cycle time
    • Reduced production shortages
    • Improved customer service levels
  • Product and Customer Profitability Analysis
    • Including costing accuracy analysis and improvement
  • Design of supply chain performance metrics
    • Development of performance metrics that improve profitability and cooperation across departments/groups
    • Alignment of performance reviews and incentives to KPI’s