Transforming your supply chain into the digital age
Over the last years, supply chain management has undergone a tremendous change. The digitization of supply chains enables companies to address new requirements of customers, challenges on supply side and expectations in efficiency improvement. Supply chain 4.0 creates a disruption and requires companies to rethink the way, they design their supply chains. On top of this global mega trends change customer expectations and innovative technologies massively transform traditional ways of working.
To build on these trends and adapt to the changed requirements, supply chains need to become much more faster, flexible, and efficient.
BearingPoint’s service line “Operations” is predestined to meet current and future challenges and transform them into competitive advantages – in all aspects: From strategy and organization to processes and IT systems complemented by tailored IP assets delivering sustainable value. We individually customize our service offerings to our customers’ needs. Our capabilities and services are clustered around the following seven domains.
The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected companies around the world. Supply chains are under severe pressure, whereas knowledge workers seem to perform quite well under the given circumstances. Companies have shown that it is no longer necessary for all employees to be under one roof.
L’Equipe faced the challenge of estimating the daily market need for printed newspapers, dealing with both excess production and shortages, leading to missed sales and high costs. BearingPoint leveraged an in-house AI and machine-learning solution, Nitro, to help L’Equipe forecast next-day demands accurately, which improved efficiency and reduced their carbon footprint.
In its new study, BearingPoint analyzed and evaluated the online offerings of leading automotive manufacturers in the US, China, and Europe and their online sales readiness in the respective markets. The analysis shows that OEMs serve the major markets and customer touchpoints very differently. The offerings between volume and premium manufacturers are qualitatively comparable. Electric car manufacturer Tesla stands out from the other OEMs due to its presence in all markets and sophisticated online sales offerings.
Accor was facing two major transformations at one time, focusing on shifting to an asset-light business model while also conducting multiple acquisitions and subsequent integrations. To manage these challenges successfully, the group decided to build a dedicated department called the Transformation Office with BearingPoint’s support.
One of Europe’s largest transport companies wanted to upgrade its operations by creating a digital platform that unifies all processes and resources. The company also saw opportunity in marketing it to rival companies and turned to BearingPoint as the official partner.