Quick scan

April 17, 2019 387

Description
Avaya is a global leader in communication systems, applications and services. Avaya designs, builds, deploys and manages networks for enterprises.

Opportunities
Avaya has outsourced their logistics operation to Geologistics, which receives and ships Avaya products from all over the world to the EMEA area.
Avaya and Geologistics were looking to renew their contract. As a basis for these negotiations, Avaya needed to know where the operation could be improved.

Solution
A quick scan was performed to find possible points of improvement in all aspects of the business, such as IT, Material Handling Equipment and Communication. Where possible, the points of improvement were quantified in timing, potential savings and required investments.

Benefits

  • The quick scan conducted in five days identified potential savings of up to 15% of the total operational costs
  • The outcome supplemented and confirmed parts of the plans both parties had already been working towards
  • The quick scan made it possible for Avaya to prioritize activities, starting with the quick wins.
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50 years of experience

Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.


European database

Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.


Network design

Full scope expertise on network design, as well as warehouse design (conceptual layout, logistics - and storage equipment) and logistics building design (engineering and investment calculations).


Implementation support

Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.


Extensive knowledge

Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.


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