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At GM Supply Chain Solutions we have the skills and experience to conduct a review of your entire supply chain and identify areas of opportunity and improvement. We can then develop a range of improvement solutions, facilitate the selection of the preferred options, and work with you to implement these solutions.
The following are some of the specific areas where we have the expertise to assist you:
The principles of Lean Thinking are aimed at eliminating waste and non-value adding activities within an organisation and throughout the supply chain.
Initially developed for the automotive industry, the Lean Thinking approach can be applied to any organisation.
Through our Lean Thinking accredited partner we can take you on a journey of streamlining your supply chain and enhancing your value added processes.
Lean Thinking is extremely good for doing things that you can control.
Agile Manufacturing deals with the things you cannot control.
Agility is the ability to thrive and prosper in an environment of constant and unpredictable change.
The Agile Manufacturing approach enables companies to satisfy the increasing demand for highly customised, high quality, short life cycle products.
Having the right Warehousing and Disribution strategy is critical to meeting/exceeding customer service requirements, maintaining profiatbility, and providing the infrastructure to support growth into the future.
At GM Supply Chain Solutions we can assist you with decisions on how many and where to locate your warehouses, development of new warehouse facilities, optimisation of existing facilities, outsourcing to 3PL's, and implementing new systems and processes.
We can help you design the best distribution network for your products throughout Australia, negotiate new freight agreements,optimise your freight and implement software solutions to manage your freight and transport providers.
Supply chain improvement strategies often involve information systems & technology as an integral part of the total solution.
At GM Supply Chain Solutions we can identify potential systems and technology for your business, develop a cost justification, help you redesign your business processes, and facilitate the implementation of the system solutions.
Our proven implementation methodology ensures all stakeholders including software and computer equipment suppliers are working together to achieve the best possible result.
Continuous improvement of your supply chain functions and processes is crucial to meeting and exceeding your customers expectations, remaining competitive, and achieving your business plans and objectives.
Via our "Supply Chain Review" we can review one or more elements of your supply chain, or conduct a comprehensive review of your total supply chain.
From the Supply Chain Review we will be able to identify areas for improvement, recommend improvement strategies, and implement solutions that will substantially improve your supply chain performance.
At GM Supply Chain Solutions we are in a position to provide project management and specialised skills from start to finish thus allowing clients to focus on running their business.
Our scope of services includes a review of the clients’ current operations and facility; new facility concept layouts and design briefs; site and building search and evaluations; developer and builder selection; detailed design and fit out; office, factory and warehouse relocations.
Our scope includes the design of the building, external areas, site logistics and internal design of the offices, production and warehouse areas.
Specialised skills include data collection and analysis, architectural design, racking and storage systems,machinery layouts, materials handling equipment,conveyor systems, product slotting, O.H. & S requirements, traffic management, information systems, staff recruitment, factory and warehouse relocations.
Relocating to a new facility provides companies the opportunity to implement new processes and systems which may lead to changes in roles and responsibilities. We are experienced in facilitating these changes.
This is a specialised service to help clients optimise their current facility, and to continue operations for an extended period of time; or in some cases until their current lease expires before moving to a new facility.
Via our "Facility and Operations Review" we are able to review and assess your current facility, develop improvement options, and provide an action plan and timeline to implement the preferred solutions.
Our Implementation methodology ensures a successful upgrade of the facility and implementation of new systems, operational processes and procedures, with minimum disruption to the business.
At GM Supply Chain Solutions we provide a full service from concept design to project implementation.
Our research on available racking, storage, and conveyor systems enables us to recommend the most appropriate solutions.
Our expertise ranges from basic selective pallet racking and shelving systems to high rise, narrow aisle, and multilevel installations.
Our design experience includes cool rooms, freezers, high security vaults, carousels, vertical storage systems, wire guidance systems, automatic truck loading systems and dangerous goods storage.
This is a specialised service to assist clients to develop a new dangerous goods facility, install a dangerous goods store within an existing facility, or to make an existing DG store compliant with current regulations.
Our service provides guidance on the safe storage and handling of flammable liquids and gases, and the development of emergency management planning and documentation.
We work very closely with the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and the Victorian Work Cover Authority to ensure compliance with the regulations.
At GM Supply Chain Solutions we can plan, organise and coordinate your office, warehouse and factory relocations ensuring minimum disruption to the business.
A fully integrated supply chain organisation includes procurement, import/export, production planning & control, inventory management,warehousing and distribution, customer service and information systems.
We can help you to define and develop the optimum structure for your business over time and assist you with recruiting the right people.
Recruiting the right staff is critical to the success of any organisation.
At GM supply Chain Solutions we have highly professional recruitment staff with extensive supply chain and logistics experience to assist you with your recruiting needs.
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