Supply chain and sourcing | Deloitte Ireland | Operations


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Supply chain and sourcing

Optimising the value chain

From product development and sourcing through manufacturing and distribution, it’s never been more important to have all moving parts of supply chain synchronised.

This requires a commitment to developing the tools, technologies, network infrastructures, people and processes that move a supply chain strategy from paper to reality.

How we can help

Our integrated supply chain service offering includes:

Supply chain strategy - Aligning the strategic elements of a supply chain to an organisation’s business objectives is the first step towards making it more efficient. We can perform targeted and rapid diagnostics, advise on strategies such as ‘Make versus Buy’, assist in evaluating outsourcing options and optimise the supply chain to be more tax efficient

Sourcing and procurement - Supplier integration is a critical piece of the supply chain puzzle. Our services include sourcing diagnostics and strategic sourcing, outsourcing advisory and support, e-procurement, supplier relationship management expertise and operational enhancement

Supply chain planning and optimisation - Integrating components within the demand-to-fulfilment chain gives companies the competitive advantage they need. This optimises decision-making and helps companies manage constraints in line with business priorities. Our solutions include demand & supply forecasting, production & deployment planning, sales & operations planning, and product & inventory portfolio management

Strategic supplier relationship management - Helping clients increase their ability to deliver value to their customers by effectively managing their suppliers through supplier relationship management; contract management and supplier information management

Sustainable and secure supply chain - Delivering long term sustainable value of an organisation’s supply chain by focussing on: sustainable sourcing; supply chain resilience and supply traceability.

Logistics and distribution - Delivery on time to an agreed level of service and cost is essential to retaining and enhancing customer satisfaction. We help public and private sector companies increase the value of logistics & distribution by custom-designing networks and improving the way orders are managed and processed. Service offerings include diagnostics, process & operations optimisation, strategic network review & design and assistance with logistics partnerships.

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Cormac Hughes

Partner - Consulting


Kieran Devery

Director - Consulting

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Earlsfort Terrace, Hatch Street & Hardwicke House

Dublin 2, 


Phone: +353 1 417 2200

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