Consulting Services for Manufacturing

Stimulating growth and innovation

The Manufacturing industry is an exciting space with sector-specific opportunities and challenges. Almost every player in this industry confronts today’s business realities–shifting demand, regulatory pressures and intense global competition for customers, materials and talent. The environment is tough, but it is also rich with possibilities. New technologies enable product and process innovations, while new markets invite a return to growth. The successful manufacturing enterprise of tomorrow likely will have a clear strategic plan, a differentiated customer experience, an innovative set of offerings, an efficient supply chain, streamlined operations, world-class talent, and a robust technology foundation. With experience in all of these areas, Deloitte’s Manufacturing professionals can help your organization to achieve its potential.

Segments we serve

Deloitte delivers customized consulting solutions that address several “heart of the business” issues. These solutions are tailored to the nuances of specific manufacturing industry segments.


Services and solutions

Our practitioners possess deep competencies within each manufacturing segment and also leverage common skills and knowledge across the entire manufacturing portfolio. This approach enables us to tailor our solutions within each manufacturing industry segment, where needed, to maximize client relevance and impact and to deliver end-to-end solutions.

Business Strategy & Management: Corporate strategy and profitable growth; Pricing strategy/management; Branding strategy; Innovation; Enterprise model design; Strategic enterprise cost management; Outsourcing and shared services strategy; Finance transformation; Enterprise risk and governance.

Customer Engagement: Customer experience transformation; Service transformation; Sales and marketing strategy; Incentives strategy; Pricing strategy; Warranties; Aftermarket support; Dealer/distributor management.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Restructuring: Due-diligence; Private Equity transactions; Acquisitions; Carve-outs; Turnarounds and restructuring; Integration strategy and execution; Business valuation and modeling; M&A capability development.

Product Development & Innovation: Product development transformation; Lean engineering; Value engineering; Product Lifecycle Management; Product data management.

Supply Chain & Operations: Manufacturing and supply chain transformation; Product planning, forecasting and scheduling; Procurement and spend management; Internal operations and performance management; Logistics and distribution strategy; Location strategy.

CIO Services: IT strategy and transformation; IT cost reduction; Governance and decision rights; Data center and infrastructure optimization; IT outsourcing, Application strategy and rationalization; Digital, social and cloud strategy; Business intelligence strategy, Data management and analytics; Enterprise ERP implementations and upgrades.

CHRO Services: HR technology strategy and implementation; HR transformation strategy and implementation; HR shared services; Human capital outsourcing; Talent operations; Performance management and recognition; Rewards and risk strategy; Compensation strategy; Workforce analytics.

Manufacturing Competitiveness Hub

Manufacturing is proven to be a key driver for economic growth—attracting investments, spurring innovation, and creating high-value jobs. That’s why for several years, Deloitte has been working with the World Economic Forum, the US Council on Competitiveness, and the Manufacturing Institute to identify challenges and opportunities facing manufacturers today.

Industry 4.0 and manufacturing ecosystems

The marriage of advanced manufacturing techniques with information technology, data, and analytics is driving another industrial revolution—one that invites manufacturing leaders to combine information technology and operations technology to create value in new and different ways.

3D Printing: Additive manufacturing paths to performance, innovation and growth

Additive manufacturing—popularly known as 3D printing—is a set of innovative technologies that offers the potential to transform manufacturing over the next decade. Understanding how AM technologies can complement traditional manufacturing processes can help businesses craft strategies to improve performance, drive innovation, and speed growth.

Women in manufacturing: Recruit, retain and advance women

What is the current state of the manufacturing industry’s workforce, and why do women matter? Learn about leading strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women in this report written in conjunction with the Manufacturing Institute.

Meet our leader

Dan Haynes

Dan Haynes

Principal | Consumer & Industrial Products

Dan is Deloitte Consulting LLP's US Consulting Manufacturing sector leader for the Consumer and Industrial Products (C&IP) industry group. Over the course of his 26-year career with Deloitte, he's ser... More