Julie Neal explains how design-to-cost techniques and other value engineering solutions can help FMCG producers to achieve a successful green transformation.
Experienced Cost Engineers
Underpinning our large Industrial Practice, we have a dedicated team of experienced cost engineers providing deep cost insights and improvements to our clients’ product portfolio.
While “Design for Manufacture” and “Design to Cost” were originally automotive disciplines, their relevance and application is spreading with significant uptake from Aerospace and Electric Vehicle system design through to retail and even media.
We understand how market dynamics, legislation, changing consumer behaviour and technological advances can affect demands on product design and add pressure to their lifecycle earnings. We can work throughout the supply chain to ensure margin is maximised.
We know the importance of engineering longevity and work collaboratively with our clients, their incumbent and new suppliers to review approaches in manufacturing and design, and implementing cost improvements without compromising product quality or capability.
Whether the strategic directive is to strengthen existing market presence or break through emerging markets, using industry indices and benchmarks, we will identify the optimal approach to source, manufacture and design-in innovation and sustainability.