Case study

Healthcare

  • Service

    INNOVATION & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
  • Region

    GLOBAL
  • Siloed business units with limited collaboration
  • Need for for improved global distribution model and supply chain
  • Limited focus on continuous improvement
  • Deployment of Ideation, Realization and 4PL services to support innovation in Getinge’s supply chain
  • Set up of Global program, project and change management
  • SWAT team of engineers and Lean resources supported by technology
  • Governance: A3’s, Project Approval Forms (PAF’s), Waterfall reporting
  • Annual VSMs and CIR’s with 500+ ideas generated
  • Redesigned and centrally managed supply chain and distribution model
  • Expediated project implementation – alignment and buy-in up front
  • Reduced time to market and delivery quality
  • Engaged partnership with high degrees of collaboration
  • 50$ million of savings over 5-year period
  • 100+ savings projects implemented during the term
  • Reduced freight-spend by 7% in the first year alone
  • Ideation and continuous improvement program embedded in supply change organization