Developing an industrial blueprint & driving efficiency in operations.

The Client was an International Chemicals Company headquartered in Europe with applications in several industries from Aerospace to Coatings.

The Context

The client’s continued external growth through Mergers & Acquisitions compounded the challenges encountered with the inclusion of additional operating models, which could impact the opportunities for best practice & resource sharing between the manufacturing plants

We selected a medium-sized lean expert over our usual incumbents. And we are getting the same quality for half the cost.

~Director Supply Chain

The Challenge

The client was looking for support to define the principles to optimize the manufacturing and supply chain organizations.

The Mandate

  • Help the client scope the work to be done, prepare the RFP and source 4-5 specialized consulting firms with relevant experience in both Supply Chain and Chemicals.
  • Analyze how a portion of success-based fees could be incorporated.

The Results

  • Consulting Quest Sourced Global Mid Sized Providers with Strong Expertise. The Chosen Provider was 50% Less Expensive than Incumbents and within budget.
  • The Payback was recorded within the same year with recurring efficiency gains 10x the costs.


Less Expensive than Competitors



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