Whirlpool - Whirlpool | EDI | Retail Insights | Strategic Sourcing

World’s leading global manufacturer of home appliances with $19 billion in sales in 2013.

Challenge

 - Scattered information in all kind of formats
 - Comparing and finding new suppliers is difficult and time demanding

Strategy

 - Increase productivity while optimizing supplier management
 - Reduce the level of bureaucracy in the sales process
 - Consolidate supply information

Results

 - Increased service level by 75%
 - Reduced raw material inventory by 58% 
 - Reduced finished product inventory by 40%
 - Reduced manufacturing freezing period from 28 days to 3 (over four years)

 

“We chose NeoGrid for portability and scalability of its system. We now have less bureaucracy in the sales process, and supply information is in one place. This facilitates decision-making and frees up time that was previously spent inputting information manually.”

Paulo Miri – Supply Director – Whirlpool Brazil

To overcome challenges, this client uses the following solutions:

Retail Insights

Retail Insights

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Strategic Sourcing

Strategic Sourcing

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