OUR MARKET INTELLIGENCE PROCESS

At HRA Global, we understand the importance of a robust supply chain in driving business success. Tailored to meet the unique needs of each client, our Pre Sale and Mid Cycle Supply Chain Support service offers comprehensive audits to ensure your supply chain is optimised for efficiency, compliance, and growth.

From financial reviews to operational assessments, our Supply Chain Audit services are designed to enhance business value and prepare companies for success in the transaction cycle.

Whether you’re preparing for sale or seeking operational improvements, HRA Global has the expertise and experience to guide you through the process with the flexibility to focus on specific areas or conduct comprehensive reviews.

  • Exclusive Quantitative Data

    We meticulously evaluate data quality and methodology, accepting only the most reliable datasets for analysis.

  • Assessment of Published Material

    Our systematic review of diverse sources ensures a comprehensive understanding of the market landscape.

  • Consultations with Industry Insiders

    Collaborations with industry associations and journals provide invaluable perspectives.

  • Engagement with Market Stakeholders

    Interactions with competitors, buyers, and suppliers form a cornerstone of our analysis.

TYPICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AUDIT PROCESS

  1. Analysis: We conduct a thorough analysis of the full supply chain, including stakeholder interviews, data gathering, operational reviews, and market research.
  2. Synthesis: Drawing together all data sets and findings into a SWOT analysis, benchmarking against category norms, and reviewing current processes against best practices.
  3. Hypothesis: We conclude the audit report with identification of risks, recommendations, opportunities for savings, and an improvement action plan.
  4. Review: Follow-up audits are scheduled to monitor performance and support implementation of mitigation strategies.

 

TYPICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AUDIT OBJECTIVES

  1. Evaluate supply chain robustness and identify risks and opportunities for improvement.
  2. Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, quality, technical, and ethical standards.
  3. Mitigate bought-in/raw material cost risks and identify cost reduction opportunities.
  4. Develop strategic plans for short, medium, and long-term supply chain improvements.
  5. Support management with execution and delivery of mitigation strategies.