Schneider - Global Energy Manufacturer
Network Optimization

Schneider Electric
350 Manufacturing & Vendor Source Locations
1,200 Customer Locations
30,000 Products
6M Annual Customer Order Transactions
8 DCs

Goals

Enhance Asia-Pacific market position by reducing the operating cost of its supply chain network 

Optimize the overall level of standing inventory

Delivery of promised levels-of-service to its customers

Challenges

Fast growth through acquisitions in the Asia-Pacific region

Process and practice disconnects due to the unique supply chain infrastructure

High number of stock locations, overlapping logistics services, and unhappy customer segments due to growth in six independent business units in the same region

Region’s cost structure significantly exceeding known benchmarks and metrics

Benefits

Adopting a radically different supply chain strategy post network study 

Reducing the operating cost of its supply chain network by decreasing the number of DCs

Optimizing the overall level of standing inventory

Delivering promised levels-of-service to its customers

Streamlining supply chain infrastructure to ready the company for future growth and acquisition

$ 0 M
Annual supply chain savings

Solutions

5/5