Project Case Studies

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Procurement Transformation

Procurement Transformation Siecap Team members assisted a multinational with global procurement transformation for direct materials. The Background The client is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and delivery of Mining Equipment. With the end of the Mining Boom, the [...]

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Procurement Transformation

Procurement Transformation Siecap Team members assisted a multinational with global procurement transformation for both direct & indirect categories. The Background The client is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and delivery of Elevators & Escalators. The organisation was built [...]

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Procurement Category Management and SRM

Procurement – Category Management and SRM Siecap team members supported a chemical manufacturing company in developing and implementing new procurement process. The Background The client is a national leader in the design, manufacture, and delivery of chemicals. The organisation was [...]

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Supply Chain Operations – Merger

Supply Chain Operations - Merger Reviewed supply chain operations brought about by the merger of two electricity utilities The Background The newly created entity had historically operated two distinct distribution networks. As a consequence of the coming together of the [...]

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Site Relocation Planning and Storage Optimisation

Site Relocation Planning and Storage Optimisation Reviewed a proposed 30,000 tonne bulk storage and packaging facility design The Background Due to the sale of a major storage and blending facility, our client needed to relocate the operation onto land it [...]

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Utilising FTA for Supply Chain Modelling

Utilising FTA for Supply Chain Modelling Initiated by the US / China trade war the distributor of a US sourced product required an understanding as to the viability of using free trade agreements (FTA) to bypass punitive tariffs The Background [...]

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Value Improvement Through Cost Optimisation

Value Improvement Through Cost Optimisation A value improvement program was completed at one of Australia’s largest integrated mining projects, optimising cost and performance, whilst setting up a decision-ready review process The Background The organisation was looking at improving the overall [...]

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Contract Mining Asset Availability

Contract Mining Asset Availability $50m in value was identified through the increase in asset availability of a contract miners mine fleet The Background Contract mining organisation with seven Australian project locations was suffering from the market down turn and an [...]

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Transport Optimisation

Transport Optimisation 13.5% total cost reduction delivered from a transport improvement program that rationalised the carrier base, improved cost and performance, whilst standardising rates and contract agreements The Background A large multi-divisional corporate with contract mining operations had undertaken a [...]

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Plant Strategy – Inventory Support

Plant Strategy – Inventory Support To support a new plant maintenance strategy, an inventory strategy was developed to deliver improved asset availability measures and working capital targets The Background A contract mining organisation was undertaking the development of a five [...]

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Business Improvement and Integrated Planning

Business Improvement and Integrated Planning Business improvement and process development project for largest thermal coal producer in South Africa, with revenues of USD 800M (2012-13) from 11.3MT coal shipped across 6 product blends The Background Customer experienced higher business complexity [...]

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Strategic Sourcing and Multi Tiered Inventory Processes

Strategic Sourcing and Multi Tiered Inventory Processes A strategic sourcing review was completed, enabling a reduction in purchasing staff, improvement in operations and a cost saving of 14 to 22% across key categories The Background 100+ suppliers being called upon [...]

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OEM Parts and Equipment Pricing

OEM Parts and Equipment Pricing A review of OEM offerings with parts pricing and supply of major components to identify alternates and cost savings for project lifecycle The Background How does parts pricing affect operating costs? What are the key [...]

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Productivity Improvement

Productivity Improvement A review of a large scale bulk commodity miners productivity, with the aim of increasing productivity with less resources and lower unit costs The Background How is performance being measured? How can our performance be bench marked? Where [...]

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Project Management Services

Project Management Services The Background Upon a strategic business review, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of lubricants decided to exit a 15 year old joint venture agreement and to bring the supply chain and logistics operations back in [...]

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Supply Chain Diagnostic and Improvement Program

Supply Chain Diagnostic and Improvement Program The Background A supplier of consumer packaged goods into both retail and commercial markets, with a complex multi-divisional business structure recently moved to an international sourcing platform for a major proportion of their product [...]

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Inventory Management and Sales and Operations Planning

Inventory Management and Sales and Operations Planning The Background Following a strategic distribution network review, a distributor of high end consumer goods rationalised its infrastructure from 13 to 4 locations The organisation required an optimised inventory holding position for the [...]

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Financial Modelling for Capital Structures

Financial Modelling for Capital Structures The Background The organisation was looking to refinance a large debt facility to reduce its overall financing cost In preparation for this, it required a detailed financial model to assess the impact of different financing [...]

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Project Evaluation and Business Case Development

Project Evaluation and Business Case Development The Background The organisation was developing a greenfield resource asset overseas and was progressing into a definitive feasibility study phase (DFS) As part of the DFS, a business case was required to facilitate the [...]

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Project Support

Project Support The Background General project support was completed in one of Australia’s largest government departments, implementing logistics and supply chain based investigation, analysis and reporting. The department required additional support in the completion and improvement of various logistics based [...]

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