Repeated frustration with contract suppliers was threatening the supply of our clients two growth products. Under increasing pressure to build or acquire manufacturing capability, our client needed a rational manufacturing strategy driven by its business strategy rather than reacting to the external environment.
Assembled a cross-functional and cross-technology team of senior dosage form manufacturing, engineering, outsourcing, and supply chain experts. We supported the client through the investigation, strategy and implementation phases of the project by:
Developing an objective translation of business strategy requirements into manufacturing strategy requirements
Identifying gaps in current capabilities
Applying expertise in outsourcing management and a variety of plant design and manufacturing perspectives to reduce the range of alternatives
Supporting development of a strategy to minimize investment required and maximize likelihood of success in achieving strategic objectives
Supporting due diligence of opportunities.
Provided the client with enhanced overall outsourcing capability to improve current state and the ability to opportunistically address acquisition opportunities... The right strategy and processes for a critical strategic function.