Distribution Center Operations Assessment Yields $36.4M in Savings

A rapidly growing $100M+ e-Commerce distributor with a large distribution network across multiple e-commerce platforms ran into capacity constraints due to lack of warehouse space and a large amount of slow-moving inventory, hindering their ability to meet expected growth targets Focus With over 7,000 SKUs and plans to bring on an additional 1,500+ SKUs per… Read More

China factory closure: sporting goods

A private equity owned sporting goods manufacturer was experiencing declining margins and excess capacity at their China production facility. Smaller production volumes, poor inventory management and shrinking profits necessitated the closure of their full-scale production facility. TriVista was retained to facilitate and manage the shutdown and transfer the remaining inventory, supply chain and production back to the US headquarters. Multiple levels of negotiations were necessary to keep labor unions, government officials, and interested parties all satisfied during the closure.

Supply chain & inventory improvement

TriVista dramatically improved customer service by implementing a robust Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) Process that decreased stock-outs by 50% without additional inventory. The Business Challenge TriVista’s client was facing increasing backorders and rapidly declining customer satisfaction. Our team was tasked with developing an improved supplier and inventory management system which would eliminate stock… Read More

Warehouse layout & flow optimization

TriVista optimized the layout of a 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse for a leading consumer products company The Business Challenge A private equity owned consumer products importer wanted to improve warehouse efficiencies, reduce material movement and improve product flow inside their new 50,000 sq. ft. facility. TriVista was retained to design an optimized facility layout and… Read More

Working capital improvement

Linking Sales and Operations in a Global Consumer Products Distribution Company The Business Challenge After several years of stagnation and an executive management turnover, the new management team was determined to approach their markets with a refreshed and unrelenting approach. Their plan was aggressive – rapid new product introductions partnered with a global sourcing strategy… Read More

Production planning optimization

Leveraging TriVista’s Lean Six Sigma and operations experience, the client was able to increase On-time deliveries, decrease outsourcing, and stabilize production scheduling at its facility in China. The Business Challenge A $25 million, privately owned, international cosmetics packaging manufacturer was facing production management issues at one of its manufacturing facilities in China.  While aggressive marketing and successful… Read More

Jewelry retailer gains competitive advantage via supply chain improvements

A fashion jewelry leader aligns their supply chain to keep up with rapid sales growth. TriVista’s Diagnostic Process uncovered $10MM in EBITDA savings and identified $12MM in cash flow improvements. The Business Challenge A private equity backed retailer of women’s fashion jewelry and accessories was on track to double sales to $1B over the next… Read More

TriVista identifies integrative synergies- $8M of EBITDA opportunities, and $8.5M of cash improvements

The Business Challenge: A $1B Private Equity fund was interested in acquiring a $300M manufacturer of cosmetic displays and retained the services of TriVista to conduct a standard Quality of Operations® Due Diligence.  How TriVista Conducted the Due Diligence: To thoroughly understand the target company’s business and operations, TriVista engaged in the following activities: Conducted… Read More

TriVista Recruitment places Senior Demand Planner at consumer products company

The Business Challenge A $20 million privately-held consumer products company needed more bench strength in their demand planning department The Search The search for a Senior Demand Planner, positioned in Ventura County, CA was conducted and completed within 30 days. TriVista Recruitment utilized its own supply chain experts to provide technical vetting as the job… Read More

Sell-Side Assessment Unveils $16M of EBITDA Opportunities

The Business Challenge A $185M solutions provider/distributor of print material engaged TriVista to conduct a sell-side Quality of Operations® assessment, including an in-depth review of the firm’s existing financial, transportation, and warehouse management systems. How TriVista Facilitated the Sell Side Assessment TriVista performed a sell-side assessment to identify EBITDA opportunities by following its standard approach… Read More