Healthcare Manufacturer
Initial situation

  • Standard KPI not available across Europe
  • Freight, handling cost and inventory unknown
  • Inconsistent base data in multiple ERP systems


  • Implement standard KPIs for European locations
  • Identify inventory reduction per material group
  • Prioritize potential cost saving opportunities

Agreed actions

  • Information gathering for top 10 countries:
    – Warehouse Data (site-based questionnaire)
    – Stock Explorer (data extract for all materials)
  • Benchmark internal and external performance

Results achieved

  • Standard KPIs defined to control productivity
  • Best-practice operating procedures implemented
  • Preferred European logistics partner identified, enabling higher service quality for lower spend

Key data

  • 18 locations in Europe
  • Stock: € 39 million