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

Building for a New Climate Reality

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“Buying Clean” and Sustainable Public Procurement: New Opportunities for Federal Contractors

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State of the Industry: Project Management Certification

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Human-Centered Design Solves Client Needs

Human-centered design offers innovative solutions by placing human needs at the center of the problem-solving process. The designers from organizations that employ human-centered design seek first to thoroughly understand the people who are experiencing the problem before crafting a solution to solve the needs of their clients.

Acquisition Alert: The PRICE Act of 2021

Shortening the Long Pole of the Acquisition Tent The Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2021 (PRICE Act of 2021) was signed by President Biden on 02/22/2022. The PRICE Act intends to improve acquisitions...

Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

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