Key benefits from a strategic Product Lifecycle Cost Management approach are:

  • Structured approach to help manage an enterprise cost management process
  • Ensures alignment with corporate strategy and functional areas (Design, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Supply Chain)
  • Helps formalize goals, establish accountability metrics and tracking format to ensure timely completion based on plan
  • Trade-off scenario analysis that links strategy to execution

Cost Reduction Tool Box

  • Cost Modeling Capability – Deep understanding of cost modeling tools and techniques
  • Enhanced Analytics – Advanced visualization of engineering and spend data to identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Comprehensive TCO Model – Comprehensive 15 element model
  • Raw material grade rationalization – Approach leverages component design that optimizes cost through better material utilization
  • 7 Step Cost Reduction Methodology – includes Spend Analysis, Idea Generation & Organization, Execution and Feedback
  • Governance Model – Structured approach that manages enterprise cost management process through formalized goals, accountability metrics and tracking formats to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Supply Chain Network Realignment – Unique approach that focuses on family sourcing to optimize design/supply chain efficiencies
  • Integrate and blend with client organization – Customize solutions for client environment