An OEM faced major logistical challenges due to the increasing complexity of multi-level supply chains. Therefore, JIS suppliers commissioned Miebach Consulting to analyze their supply chain up to the tier-3 level. The analyzed aspects on each tier during the supply chain assessment included lead times, inventories, and non value-creating activities. Value stream mapping allowed for the identification potential savings throughout the entire supply chain in only a short period of time.
Holistic analysis of the supply chain of an OEM up to the tier-3 level
Identification of potential savings in the supply chain
Development of measures to improve supply chain reliability
14 million € potential annual savings in the JIS supply chain
Reduction of lead times, inventories, and space requirements
Higher quota of direct deliveries and expansion of the JIS time frame