Simplification is the ideal way for companies to equip themselves for a future shaped by volatile and complex markets.
Leveling up your business
Most companies – from large conglomerates to SMEs – face a wide set of challenges posed by rapid changes in the VUCA world and strategic questions due to digital transformation. The market forces these organizations to compete with their industry peers by constantly reviewing their current business strategy and operating model. That's why we advise clients not to delay their performance improvement measures until crisis strikes, but to free up resources to invest in growth areas while the business is doing well.
Identifying value-creation potential through structural optimizations and establishing a successful target operating model (TOM). Optimizing supply chains and process chains, incl. globally realigning business services; increasing the efficiency of all operations across all business divisions. Actions in the overhead include examining outsourcing and automation/digitalization potential and making SG&A optimizations at the operations interfaces (Engineering, Production, Procurement, SCM) and in working capital.
(Re-)Definition of strategic direction and business model; identification of processes and levers with greatest bottom-line/top-line effects; implementation of new processes and operating models; establishment of KPIs
Sophisticated project governance, clear reporting and meeting structures and operational support to implement transformation programs and adapt the organization during execution while ensuring full transparency and aligned communication.
Proven PMI approach from concept development to Day 1 readiness, including successful closing, maintenance of business continuity, realization of synergies and creation of a common culture.
Comprehensive framework for value-creating, stable carve-outs that covers the entire transaction process from the strategic divestment decision to implementation preparation and separation execution.