Towards global E2E planning transformation

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The customer

Large multinational health care company listed among the Fortune 500. Active in three sectors, it manufactures and distributes medical devices, pharmaceutical products and consumer packaged goods.

  • Challenges

    • E2E supply chain increasingly complex due to NPI SC set-up
    • In need of a global design to be made for different regions – which historically have developed own ways of working
    • Two roll outs of new processes & tool in big bang for Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning (DS, & MPS), and E2E planning covered by 170 brands – impacting over 350 end users
  • Solutions

    Bluecrux guided and supported in:

    • The creation of a comprehensive design – which is technically & process-wise sound and serves the business case
    • Support the change from the mindset shift – to embedding knowledge through training
    • Gear up the master data maturity (delivery & governance) – enabling digitization
    • Assure a smooth implementation
  • Results

    • Realizations post go-live of second rollout:
      • 205 MM$ inventory reduction
      • 1.22 MM$ SLOB reduction
    • Installed a global planning operating model at 12 different internal production facilities, 9 regional markets and teams managing over 40 CMOs – realizing net efficiency benefit of +8%
    • Gartner recognition of #1 in the top 25 of healthcare supply chains

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