Case Study: Auto Parts Distributor & Retailer


auto parts distributor and retailer

($2 billion revenue)

business challenge

to gain financial visibility into SKU performance from multiple operating and financial systems and identify opportunities to improve profitability


product & channel analysis

descriptive • diagnostic analytics
supply chain • finance

data governance • organize and tie together data by each supply chain component • analyze profitability of each SKU

  • explored

    SKU specific visibility into financial performance for every Channel Customer & Stores (costs & profits)

  • addressed

    opportunities to improve operational data that would positively impact ongoing management

  • identified

    specific product segmentation insights regarding profitability

  • utilized

    inventory diagnostics to identify working capital reduction opportunities

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