Business Challenge

Our client is a Fortune 200 Consumer Goods company and a global manufacturer and retailer of apparel footwear & accessories. Our clients supply chain supports over 500,000 SKUs, 1,200 Factories and 56 countries.

The key issues that faced our client were:

  • Historical need for improved Program Management Office (PMO) and Program Management rigor on large supply-chain transformation programs
  • Disparate planning systems and several manual spreadsheet-based planning processes
  • Consistently late reaction to marketplace shifts and supply constraints leading to estimated 15% revenue opportunity cost

Client & Engagement Quick Facts

  • Project Duration: 12 Months+
  • Planning Systems: SAP, JDA
  • Geographies: US, EMEA, China, Japan, Others

Our Solution

As part of the plan for the supply chain transformation, a multi-initiative program was developed.  Kenny & Company worked with other vendors and our client to design and establish a PMO for the program. This entailed detailed workplanning, estimating, scope and change control, deliverable management, financial management and reporting. Kenny & Company led the PMO.

Business Benefits

Kenny & Company assisted our client to create a rigorous PMO approach and Program Management discipline across a multi-phase, multi-initiative, and multi-million dollar supply chain transformation program. In addition Kenny & Company provided PMO and project Management leadership and leading practices to our clients Program Management function providing a model for large-scale transformation program management.

  • Support of multiple business and supply chain models&
  • Reduction in planning cycle time, improved plan precision and forecast
  • $400M+ in benefits

About Kenny & Company

Kenny & Company is an independent management consulting firm providing Strategy, Operations and Technology consulting services to our clients. Our management consulting practice, experience and insight also enable us to provide early stage venture capital investments to select startup companies, and through our philanthropic endeavors to give back to our communities.