UNRAVEL 04

TYPE OF ENGAGEMENT:

Program Management, Procure to Pay, Implementation, Process design

 

INDUSTRY/COMPANY TYPE:

Communications

 

'KNOT':

  • Higher transaction costs

  • Fragmented supply base

  • Lack of focus on working capital

THE UNTWINE APPROACH:

  • Current state analysis and gap analysis

  • Make the case for change

  • Develop change agent program

 

UNRAVELING OUTCOME:

  • New technology implemented that resulted in:

    • Lowered transaction processing cost – greater than 50%

    • Reduced paper consumption - environmental savings of 500 trees and elimination of 1,877 lbs of air pollutants

    • Improved efficiency

  • Business processes complete with flow charts delivered

  • Improved working capital position

  • Created policies to direct spend to preferred suppliers