Creating Value Through Digitally-Enabled Supply Chain Optimization

With increasing globalization and changing customer and investor expectations, the supply chain of today looks significantly different from those of the not-too-distant past. In order to unlock cost savings, revenue growth potential, and supply chain sustainability, CEOs and supply chain executives need to implement some proven changes.

Companies with complex supply chains commonly spend billions annually across thousands of suppliers and can be a significant source of efficiencies. But whilst cost efficiencies are always a key focus, so too is ensuring a supply chain that aligns with the values of your organization such as customer and employee safety or environmental sustainability. Meeting these complex needs is a difficult challenge.

To take a coordinated approach to supply chain optimization companies are turning to agile, digitally-enabled, continuous improvement initiatives at scale to unlock the value of often 1000’s of initiatives in the pursuit of optimization.

Shibumi is helping supply chain leaders meet these challenges head-on. The Shibumi Platform equips them to:

The best practice for continuous cost optimization is to create an always-on culture of identifying cost optimization opportunities and to manage those ideas at scale through a full lifecycle.

Global leaders in continuous cost optimization create a continuous optimization lifecycle that includes scaling enterprise-wide ideation, building the business case for change of often thousands of initiatives, automating the data required for selecting and prioritizing which initiatives to fund and then managing those selected portfolios of cost-out initiatives through delivery and onto actual value realization.

Shibumi’s Cost Optimization solution helps CFO’s and senior business leaders meet the challenge of creating a continuous improvement approach to cost optimization by:

Set Corporate or Program level strategies & objectives


Identify initiatives from across their organization

Building portfolios of potential value drivers

Making optimized investment & consolidation decisions

Gaining visibility to the delivery of corporate benefits

Tracking, measuring & forecasting the realization of value