Project Description

ECA Case Study: Project Staffing

Ops & Transformation Consultant

Merchandise Retail

Functions:
PMO / Ops

Location:
New York, NY

Seniority:
Manager Level

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Project Details

Client / Situation
  • Our client is a large retailer who was looking for an analyst to drive operational and transformational initiatives aimed at improving gross margins – this includes strategic cost assessment, inventory optimization, supply chain optimization, expansion plans, and investment allocation analyses
Objectives / Results Achieved
  • A sourcing infrastructure was developed to handle inbound goods – import forecasting, import warehouse capacity planning, and new supply chain processes
  • KPIs were developed to measure forecast accuracy, warehouse capacity, lead time and in-stock rates
  • A strategic line review and sourcing process was developed for the merchant team to source products directly from the manufacturer
  • An overseas sourcing office was opened with a P&L for expansion

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