Services and Solutions

Top 10 Challenges for Manufacturers and Distributors

Today’s manufacturers and distributors are faced with cost pressures, increasing competition and challenges surrounding technology. “Business as usual” is no longer an option, and the industry has to adapt in order to accelerate growth. Here are some of the top challenges Global Data Sciences solves for manufacturers and distributors:

  1. Shrinking or lost inventory
  2. Declining production
  3. Legacy technology
  4. Unmet production capacities
  5. Increasing raw-materials costs
  6. Discounted or declining sales pricing
  7. Lack of control over work in progress
  8. Delivery schedules not being met
  9. Incorrect physical inventory counts
  10. High logistics costs

To transform your business, you need an expert partner you can trust. Global Data Sciences solves real-world manufacturing and distribution challenges through deep industry knowledge, rich technological insight and broad-based business capabilities. With extensive expertise and a proven track record of success, Global Data Sciences is the partner you need to help your organization reach the next level of performance.

Solutions for Today and Tomorrow


Forecast Perceptions

Unseen gaps in critical information and data can lead to diminished profits, missed opportunities and costly vulnerabilities. Global Data Sciences use forecast perception and predictive analytics to help companies gain a competitive advantage, improve products and services, enhance the customer experience, mitigate risk and ensure long-term success—all in a constantly changing and international marketplace. We deliver global industry foresight that enables companies to innovate effectively, increase market share and ensure short- and long-term growth. Global Data Sciences leverages insight, knowledge and technology to:

  • Forecast outcomes
  • Predict performance
  • Enhance competitive advantage
  • Improve customer satisfaction
  • Boost customer retention
  • Mitigate risk

Clients can expect:

  • Increased forward-thinking focus for managers
  • Improved distribution network structures
  • Enhanced knowledge sharing across organizational boundaries
  • The establishment of process improvement and innovation as critical competencies throughout the organization

See how Global Data Sciences transforms organizations with Forecast Perception. SEE CASE STUDIES


Supply Chain Optimization

Changing customer demands and marketplace volatility requires agility. Global Data Sciences delivers real-time visibility and builds advanced supply chain capabilities to help clients lower logistics costs and increase speed to market. Global Data Sciences applies end-to-end supply chain expertise to:

  • Reduce logistics costs
  • Correct electronic data interchange (EDI) issues
  • Improve communication between warehouses and retailers
  • Eliminate storage issues
  • Improve systems for taking physical inventory

Clients can expect:

  • Aligned production and ordering schedules with distribution schedules
  • Improved distribution network structures
  • Consolidated or outsourced logistics and distribution

See how Global Data Sciences transforms organizations with Supply Chain Optimization. SEE CASE STUDIES


Shop Floor Visualization

Manufacturers need real-time visibility and intelligence to manage complex operations, meet changing production schedules and satisfy production capabilities. Global Data Sciences provides insight into the entire production process from start to finish, improving prioritization, planning, execution and real-time decision making. Using rich industry insight and cutting-edge methodologies, Global Data Insights helps clients:

  • Minimize inventory scrap
  • Improve production capacity
  • Provide proper data for shop operations
  • Limit excess scrap
  • Gain insight into production processes
  • Correct bill of material (BOM) inconsistencies
  • Improve visibility and accuracy of work-in-progress (WIP) inventory

Clients can expect:

  • Increased utilization of production equipment
  • Shortened order-to-delivery cycles
  • Rationalized production quantities and timing
  • Aligned production and ordering schedules with distribution schedules

See how Global Data Sciences transforms organizations with Shop Floor Visibility. SEE CASE STUDIES


Inventory Reduction

Effective inventory management is the cornerstone of any company’s success. Too little or too much stock can lead to lost sales and poor return on assets. Global Data Sciences analyzes and transforms operations, processes, systems and technologies to ensure that the right inventory is available at the right place, at the right time and in the right quantity. We leverage comprehensive and scientific analysis to provide unbiased recommendations that help clients:

  • Eliminate excess inventory
  • Avoid inventory shortages
  • Maximize space
  • Optimize availability
  • Properly record and track inventory
  • Monitor raw goods
  • Account for cost
  • Manage physical inventory
  • Eliminate the human-error factor

Clients can expect:

  • Shortened order-to-delivery cycles
  • Rationalized production quantities and timing
  • Aligned production and ordering schedules with distribution schedules

See how Global Data Sciences transforms organizations with Inventory Reduction. SEE CASE STUDIES