Supply Chain Resiliency

Wbd STRATEGY

Delivering cradle-to-grave acquisition support by transforming reactive procurement processes into modern, cohesive systems
 

WBD looks for agile strategies to build resilient networks. Our experts use technological and analytic capabilities to improve delivery performance and promote an agile supply chain. By identifying bottlenecks, root causes, and opportunities for improvement, we create transformational plans that guide system-strengthening investments. WBD collects, processes, and analyzes logistics information to inform the improvement of the overall supply chain.

Our Solutions

Supply Chain Transformation

WBD relies on our breadth of experience in both domestic and international markets to offer global practices that enhance quality and decrease cost.

Supply Chain Strategy

Our experts have decades of experience overcoming large logistical hurdles and navigating supply chain shocks. At WBD, we identify and reduce bottlenecks for a more resiliency

Supply Chain Governance

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Our Results

Data-Driven

Decision-Making

WBD’s data analysis was able to realize annual cost savings and increase the speed of the supply chain. Our supply chain experts worked with stakeholders across USAID to collect data, develop indicators, and pilot tools related to supply chain research, reporting, analysis. WBD advised missions on best practices, innovative ideas, and prioritized sectors

Success Story

Millennium Challenge Account – Indonesia

In Indonesia, our experts procured medical devices and pharmaceuticals by partnering with various regional contracting offices that handle purchasing for the hospitals and clinics.

Read more how WBD was able to help increase the availability of care in rural areas; and addressing supply chain challenges for certain types of pharmaceutical care, like HIV treatment.

 

Insights

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