Overview

Turn potential into profit with an optimised supply chain

Most organizations realize that their supply chain operation has profit potential hidden in them. But, the challenge lies in converting this potential into profit. Infosys Portland has a specialist supply chain team that is focused on enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of your supply chain. Our dedicated team can assist in the development and implementation of supply chain strategy, through to the ongoing management of supply chain processes.

These services improve your organisation’s performance by:

  • Improving the cost of making, holding and transporting materials to distributors or end customers through supply chain network design and performance optimisation
  • Optimising supply chain planning processes including demand, supply (materials), distribution, inventory, and sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • Optimising inventory in the network to achieve the best combination of velocity, product availability, and trade working capital

Our services are broadly categorised into:

Our supply chain practice delivers shareholder value through increased sales, reduced operating costs, and improved working capital. We achieve this by focussing on opportunity identification, implementation planning and support and managed services.

In the process, we leverage a number of sophisticated tools and processes to help optimise the performance of supply chain including global manufacturing/distribution networks, fleet routing and scheduling, warehouse design, and inventory management. In short, engaging with us allows your organisation to increase and accelerate benefits delivered/sustained.

Key differentiators that set Infosys Portland apart

  • Operates across the whole scope of the supply chain function, including in-depth specialist expertise in strategy, planning, networks, warehousing, freight and inventory management
  • Provides project-based or ongoing outsourced supply chain services depending on varying needs
  • Delivers services through a global delivery model with a combination of onshore and offshore resources tailored to client requirements
  • Combines senior industry operational experience with leading-edge consulting skills
  • Provides advanced technology solutions and tools to enhance visibility and sustainability of benefits
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Why Infosys Portland

Our strong focus on the areas of our expertise coupled with our ability to attract and retain outstanding people, has allowed us to differentiate our services offerings from more generalist competitors to become the supplier of choice to a number of Australia’s most successful companies.

Clients engage our supply chain consulting services for a number of reasons, including:

  • Seeking to drive a rapid change/turnaround in their business performance underpinned by a step change in supply chain performance
  • Looking to grow sales and reduce working capital through effective Integrated Business Planning and inventory management
  • Improved operational efficiency and effectiveness through the optimised design of global and local supply chain networks
  • Understanding true cost to serve by business unit, customer and product leading to the development and implementation of profit improvement programmes
  • Seeking pragmatic solutions to reduce freight and warehousing costs

Our team effectively blends operational and consulting experience and this deep industry knowledge is leveraged to help our clients deliver practical solutions through effective implementation support including programme and change management

Clients also turn to Infosys Portland to outsource components of their supply chain planning and operations in order to:

  • Access leading-edge, supply chain knowledge through our team of deep subject matter experts in order management, planning, freight management, warehousing, technology and master data maintenance
  • Provide an outsourced single point of accountability for supply chain management allowing your business to improve supply chain performance whilst focussing on the business’s strategic objectives
  • Leverage consulting, technology and operational capability to provide a fully integrated supply chain service
  • Design, implement, operate and transition back to the business innovative supply chain solutions
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Client Industries

Infosys Portland delivers services for some of Australia’s leading private and public sector organisations, managing spend of more than $1Billion. Our clients have received several industry awards and commendations for their work that Infosys Portland has closely supported, including for Category Management Innovation, Best Process Improvement Initiative and Most Improved Procurement Operation.

Selected Infosys Portland clients by industry

Client Industries Supply Chain Services

Our Offerings

     

Our solutions modernize generation, transmission, distribution, and customer networks


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