Case Study: Darden Restaurants

food services($6 billion revenue)

operating multi-brand casual dining restaurant chains

business challenge

to identify the best strategies for Resource Allocation to position people and money in order to enable the supply chain to most effectively respond to risk 


supply chain risk analysis

descriptive • diagnostic • prescriptive analytics
supply chain • finance • sales

identify areas of supply chain risk • develop mitigation strategies to minimize financial impact from supply chain disruptions

  • created

    a common language and supply chain platform around risk

  • established

    organizational focus on critical vulnerabilities

  • connected

    implications of global forces to supply chain execution, vulnerability, guest and shareholder value

  • devised

    mitigation strategies to minimize exposure to vulnerability

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