The demand for customer-focused, integrated operations and cost management has never been greater. In operations services, we help companies optimise their supply chain by transforming their key value chain functions. We help with everything from customer management, to production, to the sourcing of goods and services. We apply proven steps to facilitate agile responses to changing conditions and to drive business growth and profit. We support clients in order to improve value, reduce waste and costs, and to leave lasting, sustainable benefits.
Operational excellence services:
Quick Business Review is a tool used to identify opportunities for quick cost savings and to quantify potential long-term improvements in different areas. The method is focused on time and cost efficiency and usually lasts 1 to 4 weeks for one plant or operation. We focus especially on industrial manufacturing, chemicals, rail transport, energy, and financial services companies. These projects have always yielded very high returns for our clients.
PwC has a local procurement and sourcing team that works with our global experts to bring cost savings to both local and global clients significant.
Improved leadership, management, and technical competencies will result in higher motivation and better operational results, such as higher customer satisfaction levels and lower input prices.
Customer-centric material and information flow from the receipt of the order to the dispatch of the finished goods are essential for every manufacturing company. We help implement Lean principles and use methods such as Pull, KANBAN, quick set-up times - SMED, total productive maintenance - TPM, and quality and statistical process control to eliminate waste from the value stream and to increase quality, capacity, and flexibility while reducing cost, inventory, and lead time.
The pressure for low costs and high efficiency has never been greater. PwC Operations team helps firms remove waste from their operations, focusing mainly on the reduction of overhead costs and personnel costs and the cash release from client’s assets and working capital. We work across many different industries, from energy, to manufacturing, to financial services.
Capture leads, convert them into customers, and maximise volume and price: the sales process is the key profit driver in all companies. The effort put into sales optimisation has a wide-scale impact on an organisation, compared to cost effectiveness initiatives. We know how to redesign the sales department and significantly increase revenue.
How we can help
Decreasing margins in traditional manufacturing markets require companies to manage costs and prices more closely and accurately. According to our experience, the majority of manufacturing companies do not have reliable information on individual products and segment and customer profitability. Many products, segments, and customers generate significant losses without companies even realizing it.