SCALA CASE STUDY
Supply Chain Network Strategy
New “Disrupter” – Direct to consumer Grocery Retailer
Background & Brief
The client, a new start-up and rapidly growing business providing direct to consumer, on-demand and rapid delivery of a range of groceries. SCALA were engaged to provide external, independent and agile expertise to review and recommend future supply options ranging from a supplier network similar to the existing model or move to a more dedicated regional/national logistics network in the future.
Benefits & Results
Recommendations were produced for the Company’s Management Board outlining the implications, risks and costs of changing the from the existing supply and replenishment model to a supply chain model involving logistics providers.
Having fully understood the pros and cons and cost implications of changing the existing model, the business has decided to remain with the existing wholesale supplier distributing to micro-fulfilment centres for the immediate future.