Supply Chain Optimization

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IMC’s Supply Chain services offer Central PA manufacturers a results-driven way of quickly focusing on the critical areas of the supply chain that will improve speed of delivery, improve collaboration, reduce risk, and decrease overall total cost.

Manufacturers leveraging this type of optimization can expect to be better positioned to develop, source, manufacture, and distribute superior products at lower total costs, while simultaneously increasing revenue, profits, and shareholder value.

Supply Chain Optimization Services

IMC’s experienced and knowledgeable team can provide a broad range of assistance required to optimize your supply chain including: 

Supplier Scouting

As part of the MEP National Network’s Supplier Scouting initiative, IMC is able to connect Central PA manufacturers with manufacturers throughout the United States that have relevant production capabilities and capacities – enabling manufacturers to fulfill current market needs.

Supply Chain Strategy

Today’s integrated and complex supply chains require careful coordination and alignment with overall business strategies. By deliberately analyzing the entire supply chain, IMC helps manufacturers uncover otherwise hidden value between supply chain functions and partners.

Risk Management

As the economy evolves and supply chains grow in complexity, manufacturers must be cognizant to new risks such as cyber warfare, in addition to long-standing risks posed by natural and economic disasters. IMC’s risk management services help ensure consistent supplier and distributor relationships, intelligent and agile risk management strategies, and risk management investments that provide optimal ROI.

Supply Chain Optimization

Increasing customer expectations, market pressure and fierce competition means supply chain optimization is paramount for manufacturers to thrive. IMC’s supply chain optimization services leverage a team of experienced industry professionals and modern tools to address areas for improvement, including network optimization, carrier management, inventory optimization, and more. 

Effective Value Chain Development

Developing an effective value chain is fundamental to the success of any business and should be included as part of a company’s strategic planning initiative. IMC helps manufacturers develop their value chain by focusing on areas including research and development, product design, production process optimization, and distribution management.

Collaborative Product Development

To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, products are required to possess innovative features without sacrificing quality and affordability. IMC’s helps manufacturers improve decision making to increase product design and development speed, improve product quality, and ultimately differentiate themselves as a leader in the marketplace. 

Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a concept that examines all of the costs related to the acquisition, transportation, and storage of products within the supply chain. IMC helps manufacturers conduct a thorough TCO analysis by examining shipping costs, shipping time, quality costs, inventory costs, and more. 

Strategic Sourcing and Logistics

IMC helps manufacturing companies identify and seize opportunities in areas such as productivity, materials management, transportation, packaging, and more.

Contact IMC

For more information on IMC’s Supply Chain Optimization services, contact us for a complimentary consultation to review your needs and provide innovative solutions for your business.

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