With exposure on multiple levels of the supply chain, many industrial manufacturers are feeling pressure on their bottom line. The global trade landscape is shifting, tariffs are increasing, cost structures are evolving, and emerging technologies are accelerating change. Amid this turbulence in the sector, are you prepared to weather the storm and take advantage of the opportunity to realise growth?
The world’s leading industrial companies come to us for our deep understanding of industry dynamics, extensive experience along the entire value chain, and functional capabilities. At Strategy&, we help our clients manage their portfolios, optimize operations with distinctive capabilities, digitize factories for industry 4.0, and cut costs. In everything we do, from business strategy to operations to sales and marketing, we focus on maximizing growth through coherent operating models, smart partnerships, and targeted investments. When you work with the world’s only at-scale strategy business, backed by a global professional services network, you can deliver on what’s possible right from the start.
A global diversified industrial manufacturing company was facing increasing competitive pressures and market headwinds, and wanted to transform its North America operations to be ready for the future. Strategy& analysed the current product portfolio, baselined the operations across all the business units, and assessed different manufacturing footprint scenarios and distribution options. The result was a completely new operations strategy and transformation roadmap, which streamlined the client's operations and product portfolio while also enabling significantly lower overall manufacturing and logistics costs.
A global diversified industrial conglomerate wanted to understand the impact of the Internet of Things on its business and to define its technology strategy. Strategy& assessed the value drivers of each of the services, analysed the current unmet needs, detailed competitive movements, and devised a high-level roadmap of the cross-business technology strategy.
A multinational HVAC/R manufacturing company wanted to evaluate potential acquisition targets to grow its North American operations. Strategy& performed a feasibility and strategic fit assessment by conducting a diligence on multiple targets. In addition, a search and screen effort was executed to outline further M&A opportunities, listing small to mid-sized distribution partners and relevant HVAC/R businesses.