Omni-channel

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Internship at Deloitte Consulting
Supply Chain Strategy
Summer 2013, Amstelveen
1. Omni-channel: How to combine traditional and digital supply
chains in an omni-channel strategy?
2. Business planning: Which planning platforms are typically used
within FMCG and Manufacturing Industry to manage the
business?
3. Sustainable Sourcing: How could sustainable sourcing drive a
compelling business case for a Sustainable future?
4. Procurement: Where is the procurement organisation heading
and what drives strategic decision making in the procurement
domain?
5. Sustainable Supply Chain: How does the sustainability
imperative influence operations and what role has supply chain
management to play?
How to combine traditional and digital supply chains in an
omni-channel strategy?
Introduction
Have you ever considered graduating at a consultancy firm? At Deloitte Consulting, we
advise the private sector on understanding their business. One of the areas of specialism
is Supply Chain Strategy which aims to make supply chains more effective and efficient in
delivering value for a companies.
Background
Digital platforms and products are expanding and evolving, changing the way people live,
work, shop and do business. Developing a supply chain solution to address the
challenges presented by digital transformation, the impact on retail and the demands of the
Omni-channel world does not happen overnight – It requires a strategy that is flexible and
evolves with changing challenges. Deloitte Consulting’s Supply Chain Strategy service line
is highly active in this field and is looking for an intern to support the research related to
omni-channel and supply chain capabilities
Assignment
During the internship the graduate will be responsible for desk research supporting the
point-of-view development, developing a supply chain capability survey, manage the
survey process and interpret the results. This will be the basis of the graduation thesis
around best practices and key capabilities in supply chain to survive in an omni-channel
world. In addition to desk research and the survey, the graduate will support the omnichannel team in client interviews to enrich the point of view as well as gather real life
examples of omni-channel best practices. A key deliverable of the internship will be an
omni-channel supply chain maturity model to map existing and future omni-channel actors
and assess the current and desired level of maturity.
Deliverables / activities
• Desk research
• Interview support
• Supply chain capability survey
• Omni-channel supply chain maturity model
• Overview of supply chain best practices
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Duration & location
• 3 months (preferably July September)
• Deloitte office Amstelveen
Interested? Mail your CV and proposal to Laurens Nolet ([email protected]) or Imke Stuurman ([email protected])
Student Profile
• Master’s graduate (preferred fields:
Engineering, Management Science,
Econometrics, Logistics, Operations
Management)
• Outstanding analytical and
conceptual skills
• Strong communicative skills. Fluent
in Dutch and English
• Interest in business, not just in
engineering
• Specialization in Supply Chain /
Logistics
We offer
• A combination of academic and
practical experience
• Graduation at Deloitte Consulting
with the opportunity to get in contact
with industry clients
• Graduation with a combined
engineering / business experience in
an international environment
• Gain experience in a Big Four
company, including the potential to
start your career at Deloitte
Consulting
• Competitive monthly compensation
© 2013 Deloitte The Netherlands
Which planning platforms are typically used within FMCG
and Manufacturing Industry to manage the business?
Introduction
Have you ever considered graduating at a consultancy firm? At Deloitte Consulting, we
advise the private sector on understanding their business. One of the areas of specialism
is Supply Chain Strategy which aims to make supply chains more effective and efficient in
delivering value for a companies.
Background
Literature defines different models for business planning on strategic, tactical, and
operational level. Companies have implemented these planning models and customized
them to fit their business environment. Based on our experience in supply chain planning
and market knowledge, we are in the process of developing a paper that gives full insight
in the planning platforms that are used at companies within the FMCG and Manufacturing
Industry and which of them are most effective.
Assignment
During the internship the graduate will be responsible for desk research, developing a
planning capability survey, manage the survey process, and interpret the results. The
graduate will support the team in client interviews to enrich the paper with best practices.
The key deliverables as mentioned below are input to the paper that will answer the
following questions: Which planning planning platforms are used at major players in FMCG
and Manufactury Industry? How can these planning platforms be characterized in terms of
objectives, planning horizon, the planning items (e.g. sales, production capacity,
transportation capacity)? Which planning platforms are best practice and why?
Deliverables / activities
• Overview of planning platforms in FMCG
and Mfg Industry (desk research,
interviews)
• Key market & industry characteristics that
drive planning process requirements
• Assessment and identification of best
practice planning platforms
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Duration & location
• 3 months (preferably September November)
• Deloitte office Amstelveen
Student Profile
• Master’s graduate (preferred fields:
Engineering, Management Science,
Econometrics, Logistics, Operations
Management)
• Outstanding analytical and
conceptual skills
• Strong communicative skills. Fluent
in Dutch and English
• Interest in business, not just in
engineering
• Specialization in Supply Chain /
Logistics
We offer
• A combination of academic and
practical experience
• Graduation at Deloitte Consulting
with the opportunity to get in contact
with industry clients
• Graduation with a combined
engineering / business experience in
an international environment
• Gain experience in a Big Four
company, including the potential to
start your career at Deloitte
Consulting
• Competitive monthly compensation
Interested? Mail your CV and proposal to Laurens Nolet ([email protected]) or Robert-Jan van Schuppen ([email protected])
© 2013 Deloitte The Netherlands
How could sustainable sourcing drive a compelling
business case for a Sustainable future?
Introduction
Have you ever considered graduating at a consultancy firm? At Deloitte Consulting, we
advise the private sector on understanding their business. One of the focus areas is
Sustainable Sourcing which aims to make companies more sustainable and innovative.
Background
Today’s companies are more and more responsible for the environmental and societal
impact of their decisions. Suppliers have significant influence on the environmental
footprint of a company and are therefore important to involve in their journey to a fully
integrated sustainable organisation. The main challenge for companies is to incorporate
sustainability and to stimulate innovation, while minimizing cost and maximizing return on
investment.
Assignment
You will be responsible for developing a business case on Sustainable Sourcing. The
business case includes answering questions such as: What are the strengths and
weaknesses of a sustainable sourcing strategy? How can companies create competitive
advantage by integrating sustainability in their procurement strategy and processes? What
are the financial and sustainable benefits for the organisation?
The assignment consists of desk research, a survey and some additional interviews to
enrich the business case as well as gather real life examples of best practices in the
Consumer Business industry regarding sustainability. The key deliverable will be a
business case that is compelling and raises the bar for the industry.
Deliverables / activities
• Desk research
• Interview support
• Sustainable Sourcing survey
• Business Case
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Duration & location
• 3 months
• Deloitte office Amstelveen
Interested? Mail your CV and proposal to Laurens Nolet ([email protected]) or Alice de Bruin ([email protected])
Student Profile
• Master’s graduate (preferred fields:
Engineering, Management Science,
Econometrics, Logistics, Operations
Management)
• Outstanding analytical and
conceptual skills
• Strong communicative skills. Fluent
in Dutch and English
• Interest in business, not just in
engineering
• Specialization in Sustainability/
Procurement
We offer
• A combination of academic and
practical experience
• Graduation at Deloitte Consulting
with the opportunity to get in contact
with industry clients
• Graduation with a combined
engineering / business experience in
an international environment
• Gain experience in a Big Four
company, including the potential to
start your career at Deloitte
Consulting
• Competitive monthly compensation
© 2013 Deloitte The Netherlands
Where is the procurement organisation heading and what
drives strategic decision making in the procurement domain?
Introduction
Have you ever considered graduating at a consultancy firm? At Deloitte Consulting, we
advise the private sector on understanding their business. We enable the procurement
function to optimize its services by reviewing and improving the processes, systems and
organisation.
Background
The increase of global competition, changing markets, cost reduction pressure, or price
volatility and scarcity of raw materials are reasons for organisations to reduce their cost
base, to explore new markets or partnerships, introduce new products and services on the
market, or to redesign their organisational structure to become more responsive to new
trends and opportunities. Deloitte supports clients to overcome these challenges by
implementing transitions that create more value.
Assignment
You will be examining what’s on the CPO’s agenda of our clients today What trends in
Sourcing and Procurement can we distinguish and what are the typical challenges for
different types of organisations? What are the future requirements for procurement to
survive in this changing economic environment and to create competitive advantage?
The assignment consists of desk research, a survey and some additional interviews to
enrich the received data. Furthermore you will be responsible for managing the survey
process and interpreting the results. The main deliverable will be an analysis of the current
capabilities of organizations compared to the challenges they are facing and their strategic
direction.
Deliverables / activities
• Desk research
• Sourcing & Procurement survey
• Interview support
• Overview of Sourcing & Procurement
trends
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Duration & location
• 3 months
• Deloitte office Amstelveen
Interested? Mail your CV and proposal to Laurens Nolet ([email protected]) or Alice de Bruin ([email protected])
Student Profile
• Master’s graduate (preferred fields:
Engineering, Management Science,
Econometrics, Logistics, Operations
Management)
• Outstanding analytical and
conceptual skills
• Strong communicative skills. Fluent
in Dutch and English
• Interest in business, not just in
engineering
• Specialization in Sourcing &
Procurement/ Supply Chain
We offer
• A combination of academic and
practical experience
• Graduation at Deloitte Consulting
with the opportunity to get in contact
with industry clients
• Graduation with a combined
engineering / business experience in
an international environment
• Gain experience in a Big Four
company, including the potential to
start your career at Deloitte
Consulting
• Competitive monthly compensation
© 2013 Deloitte The Netherlands
How does the sustainability imperative influence operations
and what role has supply chain management to play?
Introduction
Have you ever considered graduating at a consultancy firm? At Deloitte Consulting, we
advise the private sector on understanding their business. One of the areas of specialism
is Supply Chain Strategy which aims to make supply chains more effective and efficient in
delivering value for a companies.
Background
Sustainability is becoming a more and more important topic in business. A companies
value chain is an area where typically cost can be reduced and / or higher added value can
be delivered when improving in a sustainable way. Another aspect of this is the increasing
(European) regulations pushing companies to increase their targets on environmental
topics, resulting in companies required to comply to the regulations
Assignment
• Map out the main points of interest concerning sustainability within the complete value
chain for a specific industry (industry to be determined in collaboration with the student)
• Make an estimation of potential cost reductions, assess the implementation costs and
return on investments for one of these opportunities
• Highlight the ‘softer’ advantages of a sustainable supply chain, such as inclusion in the
annual sustainability report and increased brand reputation
• Possible publishing of this research (white paper or academic paper), with as scope to
further develop the current academic theoretical framework of the sustainable
operations assessment methodology by testing the theory in practice
Deliverables / activities
• Desk research
• Interview support
• Overview of sustainability opportunities for
a specific industry
• Cost-benefit analysis of one opportunity
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Duration & location
• 3 – 5 months
• Deloitte office Amstelveen
Interested? Mail your CV and proposal to Laurens Nolet ([email protected]) or Marlies de Boer ([email protected])
Student Profile
• Master’s graduate (preferred fields:
Engineering, Management Science,
Econometrics, Logistics, Operations
Management)
• Outstanding analytical and
conceptual skills
• Strong communicative skills. Fluent
in Dutch and English
• Interest in business, not just in
engineering
• Specialization in Supply Chain /
Logistics
We offer
• A combination of academic and
practical experience
• Graduation at Deloitte Consulting
with the opportunity to get in contact
with industry clients
• Graduation with a combined
engineering / business experience in
an international environment
• Gain experience in a Big Four
company, including the potential to
start your career at Deloitte
Consulting
• Competitive monthly compensation
© 2013 Deloitte The Netherlands

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