Value Chain Transformation

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Enabling tax-efficient business change

In order to remain competitive, companies need to continually evolve and re-examine their business models, expand their geographic footprint, integrate acquisitions, and transform their operational structures. Further driving the need to change are legislative adjustments, a mobile labour force and new technology developments. PwC’s Value Chain Transformation services are designed to help you transform your business in a tax-efficient manner so you can stay ahead of the competition, increase shareholder value and improve cash flow.


Adopters of the procurement buy-sell model could see a 50% increase in profit margin resulting from a 5% reduction in purchase costs.

Value Chain Transformation (VCT) is designed to help multi-national corporations transform the way they do business every step of the way, from initial strategy through final delivery, in a tax-advantaged manner. So whether you are expanding to another region, centralizing services into shared service centres, moving your manufacturing operations, considering intellectual property (IP) strategies or restructuring your supply chain, PwC’s VCT team can help. Our experience, industry knowledge and expertise in supply chain management, cross-border personal taxes, transfer pricing, VAT and customs duties and the intricacies of the international tax system will help you meet your business transformation goals in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

How PwC can help

  • Conduct feasibility assessments
  • Determine where and how best to locate regional or global hubs in a tax-advantaged manner
  • Improve IP planning
  • Improve the tax efficiency of post-merger integration and harmonization
  • Create sustainable structural tax improvements
  • Maximize cash flow from a VAT and customs perspective
  • Document compliance with local and international tax laws and OECD guidelines

Consumer products companies could achieve a 3-12% savings on category spend with a global procurement model