Strategy at a functional and value chain level is often overlooked by managers as commercial demands dictate a closer focus on immediate operational improvements.
Developing a strong competitive position requires understanding the sources of competitive advantage across the value chain. Our approach investigates the links between business strategy and five key levers; processes, systems, organisation capabilities, workforce policies and configuration of operations. We work with business unit managers to identify the areas for development that will create a competitive advantage for their organisation.
Channel mix and network configuration forms the basis of most distribution strategies. We focus on the following levers when helping clients develop or improve their distribution strategy:
Manufacturing strategy is driven by product strategy and design. We focus on the following levers when helping clients develop or improve their manufacturing strategy: