Supply Chain

At SSA, we believe supply chain can drive competitive advantage in an ever-changing, multi-channel, and global marketplace.

Our supply chain team leverages its broad range of operational experience to diagnose weaknesses and design, build, and implement solutions to transform their supply chains. For clients across multiple industries from CPG and Retail to Automotive & Industrial Manufacturing, we have driven supply chain improvements to streamline processes and systems and brought fast, significant returns by saving our clients time and money.

SSA has proven results improving supply chains in a variety of dimensions including product & supplier management, sourcing, sales, inventory and operations planning, distribution & logistics, and cash & service management.

SSA Supply Chain Capabilities

We work closely with our clients to create sustainable, high-return changes at all levels of supply chain from supplier to customer, delivering sustainable financial, operational, and organizational results for clients:

  • Financial improvements include EBITDA improvement, growth, operational cost reduction, product rationalization, business integration, and working capital reduction.
  • Operations improvements include delivery performance improvement, quality improvement, streamlined processes, and effective management and technology systems.
  • Organizational improvements include consistent behaviors, best practice transfers, upskilled employees, organization re-design, and continuous improvement teams.

Also, because supply chain is so rich with data, we infuse analytics into each our supply chain assessments and execution work. We’ve found with our clients, again and again, that big data can have a measurable impact on driving greater accuracy in planning and an having agile, responsive supply chains. Using advanced analytics to predict customer preferences and patterns, along with microeconomic and macroeconomic trends, we help our clients to prioritize the right levers to pull for supply chain advantage.

Selected Client Impact Stories:

Forecasting Automotive Aftermarket Parts for a $4B Global Automotive and Industrial Parts Manufacturer >>Read More
End to End Supply Chain Assessment for a High-Tech Electronic Goods Manufacturer >>Read More

Contact this practice leader directly, or submit an inquiry:

Alison Ponder
Senior Director, Private Equity
(m) 770-503-6937