The services we offer will help your business achieve, amongst other things, efficiency and profitability:
BenchmarkingBenchmarking is a key primary stage in continuous incremental improvement. Without the ability to effectively compare operations both internally and externally, it is difficult to
PwC delivers enhancement across all areas of your business, from design through to the delivery of products and services. Our approach is based on exploring the origins of a problem in your operating framework and identifying opportunities for improvement across the business to achieve long-term and sustainable benefits. These include cost reduction and working capital needs, improved throughput time and planning efficiency, reduced defects and improved quality, and increased customer satisfaction and revenue.
Full Value Procurement (FVP)
FVP is a strategic service that formulates, establishes, and sustains a company's ability to derive maximum value and competitive advantage from procurement and use of external goods and services, with its focus on driving and sustaining enhanced performance along two primary dimensions; strategic sourcing and operations improvement.Through FVP, a company can manage its external spend to create and maintain maximum competitive advantage and process efficiency. When implemented, it offers sustainable benefits such as reducing transactional and manual activities and costs, external spend, procurement and production cycle time and supply risk. It can also increase internal and external customer satisfaction, supply market service and flexibility, as well as improving overall business planning performance.
Supply Chain Management
Efficient supply chain management is a determining factor of excellence in business performance. Our approach focuses on working in cooperation with customers and suppliers to plan supply and demand, on identifying and qualifying improvement opportunities and on designing processing and technological enhancements. Through achieving such modifications you can significantly reduce costs, improve materials flow and reliability of supply, stock holding and distribution, while improving customer service and cash flow.
Retail Business Performance Improvement
Our Retail Performance Improvement practice is related solely to service offerings for the Retail industry. Using our structured methodology the first step is to assess the internal controls of the business and perform a full ‘health check’ on the state of the business, reflecting the symptoms of operational issues across the breadth of the organisation. With a focus on the results of this ‘health check’ our team focuses on:
Business Process Reengineering
We have developed a state-of-the-art methodology which we apply when guiding organisations towards policy, operational, technological, organisational, and facilitation changes. Our methodology enables organisations to clearly define what must be changed for performance to improve; this is known as PITBM (Performance Improvement Through Benefits Management). The cornerstone of our approach to reengineering involves the use of performance and benefits measures for results and areas that are critical to the organisation’s customers, suppliers, employees and other stakeholders.
Outsourcing and Shared Service
PricewaterhouseCoopers helps organisations optimise their sourcing decision making. Our experienced professionals provide end-to-end guidance across diverse sourcing models and alternatives, including business process outsourcing (BPO), IT outsourcing (ITO), and shared services. We guide clients through all stages of establishing and managing successful outsourcing, shared services and alliance arrangements. We are in a position to offer a complete end-to-end service, including: