Corrections

If you’re challenged with limited budgets, improving operations and your frustrations are running high, Integrated Strategies has the experience and solutions. Integrated Strategies has worked with over a dozen utilities around the world achieving lasting results!

Gas and Electrical Hardware Integrated Supply Strategies

A multi-warehouse, multi-regional utility had worked with over a dozen electrical hardware and gas distribution materials suppliers. The utility engaged Integrated Strategies to develop and implement an integrated supply strategy. The following results were achieved:

• 10% price/cost reductions
• 50% inventory reductions
• Next-day inventory on common items
• Continuous improvement and performance-based integrated supply relationships
• Completed in 11 months

Sourcing Redesign and Opportunity Identification

A major Midwest utility engaged Integrated Strategies to accelerate and institutionalize lowest-total-cost sourcing and materials management practices across their fossil fuel generating stations. The following results were achieved:

• 6-12% price/cost reductions across purchase commodities
• 50% inventory reductions
• Defined new sourcing business practices and supply-base techniques
• Redesign purchase and materials management organization
• Completed in 3 months

Customer Service Delivery Process Improvement

A large mid-west public utility was dealing with customer service issues and extended response times in their service delivery process. The utility engaged Integrated Strategies to review current practices, identify improvement opportunities and develop future state processes to improve customer service. Results included:• Over two dozen current state maps developed

• Over one dozen future state maps developed
• Over 230 improvement opportunities identified
• 8 Different departments working collaboratively

Enterprise System Implementation

A major east-coast utility had antiquated and isolated business systems and processes. Integrated Strategies helped the company enhance business processes and implement an integrated system, with the following as notable results:

• Under budget by $500k
• Trained all users on requisition, inventory, warehousing, and buying functions
• Completed in 8-1/2 months

 


Staff Owns It

“Integrated Strategies is a hands-on team who bring business process re-engineering tools, techniques and insights that deliver real world value.  They work with a positive; success is the only option attitude.  I would recommend them to any organization looking to improve their business process performance.”
Gennie Eva, Former Director Finance & Risk Management, Lansing Board of Water & Light“

“In all cases, we can point to real bottom-line savings that exceeded our expectations.” 
Tom Murray, Former Group Manager, Supply Management, Boston Edison (now part of Eversource Energy)

“Integrated Strategies is outstanding to work with.  We are very satisfied with their work.”
Katsuzou Mabuchi, Assistant Manager IT Procurement Strategy, Chubu Electric Company

“Their work on the implementation has been outstanding. I highly recommend the Integrated Strategies team.”
Bill Reddy, former Vice President & Controller, Rochester Gas & Electric

“The knowledge, support and leadership from the Integrated Strategies team were key factors in making the initiative successful. Their work is excellent!”
George Thompson, former Manager, Planning & Acquisition, Boston Edison (now part of Eversource Energy)

“It’s been an enormous improvement project. We’ve accomplished many worthwhile goals that will help the company progress into the future.”
Jill Doucette, former Coordinated Sourcing Initiative Project Manager, Wisconsin Power & Light (now part of Alliant Energy)

“The people from Integrated Strategies are hard-working, capable professionals”
Rita Eygabroad, former Group Manager, Strategic Supply Management, Rochester Gas & Electric


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The Extended Utility Supply Chain
Positive, practical insights and best practices for building closer relationships with your key supply chain partners



Making Sourcing Strategic – Capital Equipment Strategies
Capital equipment sourcing best practices and tips



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