Business Case Consulting

It’s becoming increasingly hard to make the right choices when planning investment for future manufacturing success. With technology and markets changing rapidly, manufacturers face pressure to act. Our Business Case Consulting analyses the technical and the financial business case to ensure you make the right decision.

 

Look more broadly at the issue >

By exploring lots of scenarios in the business case analysis, Business Case Consulting can identify what will be best for you. It may not be the solution you had expected. Learn more

A robust financial business case adds
confidence >

Financial assessments are a key feature of our Business Case Consulting. The great thing to remember is that because we’re consultants as well as engineers, our solutions are both realistic and feasible. Learn more

Save time with professional analysis >

You could be ready to move forward in half the time it would take to do it in house. Our business case analysis – incorporating both the financial and technical business case - can be complete within just a matter of weeks. When time to market is critical, this quick turnaround can be invaluable for you. Learn more

 

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Where Business Case Consulting can help you

• Do you need to increase production capacity to respond to growing consumer demand? 
• Do you need to lower costs and prices in response to competitors?
• Are you wondering where Industry 4.0 fits into your manufacturing processes?
• Could you benefit from an optimised supply chain?
• Are you diversifying and therefore require new production techniques?• Has a recent acquisition or merger prompted the need to rationalise manufacturing operations?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, Business Case Consulting – including analysis of the financial business case and the technical business case - can help you make the right decision.

Project references

Optimize manufacturing network to reduce OPEX
Nigeria, 2016

For a global food manufacturer in Nigeria, we investigated the feasibility of combining 5 facilities into 1 optimized facility to support the regional investment decision.
Evaluate scenarios for cold store investment to make the right investment choice 
Russia, 2018

Parametric modelling allowed a retail distributer to effectively make new site investment decisions, enabling multiple cases and scenarios (+20) development within one month.
 
Snack production site selection to be closer to the consumer
Jack Link's UK, 2018

Royal HaskoningDHV conducted a multi-criteria analysis of over 30 sites including review of potential governmental incentives. The results were presented in an interactive tailor-made GIS environment.
Factory expansion to meet growing demand
Poland, 2018

Feasibility study for integrating a new process line for manufacturing gnocchi in the existing facility on a constrained site
Feasibility study for baby formula factory to enter new markets
West Africa, 2018

For this client, currently active in other local businesses, we supported the investment decision by analysing the feasibility of this investment.
Business case study for outsourcing the integral waste management to shift from costs to revenues
Royal FloraHolland, 2017

We helped this client from feasibility study to implementation of the outsourcing. 
Feasibility study to increase capacity to enable sales growth whilst reducing OPEX 
Textile multinationals, Europe, 2018 

Feasibility study to investigate the investment opportunity to combine 3 into 1 factory and to reduce OPEX.
Feasibility study to enable vertical integration to lower OPEX
Chicken feed mill, Mozambique 2018

This client is currently active in the slaughter business. We investigated the feasibility of the investment in an own feed mill in order to reduce OPEX and to create a more independent market position.
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Sabine Bink
FMCG Business Case Consultant
Amsterdam, NL
+31 88 348 88 01
+31 6 12 47 05 96

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David Parkinson 
FMCG Business Case Consultant
Rotterdam, NL
+31 88 348 11 38
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“WE HAD 6 WEEKS TIME TO DELIVER AN OUTCOME TO SUPPORT NEXT STEPS IN OUR INVESTMENT-PLANS. ROYAL HASKONINGDHV DELIVERED ON TIME AND WITH THE CORRECT OUTCOME TO TAKE THOSE STEPS.’’

APMT, West Africa,
November 2017

 

 

Look more broadly at the issue in the business case analysis

By exploring lots of scenarios in the business case analysis, Business Case Consulting can identify what will be best for you. It may not be the solution you had expected.

1. Are you addressing the right problem?
Business Case Consulting ensures the solution will meet your business challenge by taking a broader view and looking behind the immediate concerns.
2. Have all scenarios been considered?
No options are overlooked in our business case analysis which uses MECE (mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive) principles. The best technical business case is quickly identified by rejecting options that are unrealistic or don’t align with the strategy.
3. What will deliver the most value?
High-level assessments of the financial business case, using parametric modelling and multi-criteria analysis, identify the options that will generate the most value.
4. Can you meet your green commitments and remain profitable?
The search for creative solutions which combine sustainability with profitability is an integral part of our Business Case Consulting and the technical business case.
5. Have confidence in an independent perspective
By relying on our independent consulting service, you ensure an outcome that is free from bias and any internal organisational politics.

A solid business case analysis, incorporating the technical and financial business case, provides certainty for your investment decision.

 

A robust financial business case adds confidence

Financial assessments are a key feature of our Business Case Consulting. The great thing to remember is that because we’re consultants as well as engineers, our solutions are both realistic and feasible.

1. Financial estimates are based on a viable technical business case
Business Case Consulting builds financial estimates on the technical concept. It makes estimates more reliable and ensures nothing essential is left out.
2. A global approach paired with local knowledge brings you the best of both worlds
Drawing on our local network ensures figures for capital budgeting in our business case analysis are realistic and reflect local conditions.
3. Take the risk out of critical elements such as environmental impact or legislation
Our in-house engineering expertise means Business Case Consulting is able to scan high-risk elements for you – such as wastewater treatment, social impact, and more.
4. Identify risk and maximise value
The financial business case includes sensitivity analysis to test how robust the business case is and highlight critical timings. This enables you to better manage risks to realise the true value of the investment.
5. Our technical experience brings additional benefits
We’re not simply consultants, we’re engineers with real experience of implementing projects. Our business case analysis, and in particular the technical business case, is based on this real experience. It also means you can draw on our assistance and advice at later stages in the project if necessary.
6. Peace of mind comes from our consulting experience
You can rely on the accuracy of the cost estimates from our Business Case Consulting team. We are involved in more than 100 industrial projects every year.

Reliable estimates are fundamental to good investment decisions. Without them, your investment could be unviable. Expect rigour, expertise and transparency in the financial business case from Business Case Consulting.

Save time with professional business case analysis

You could be ready to move forward in half the time of other options. Our business case analysis – incorporating both the financial and technical business case - can be complete within just a matter of weeks. When time to market is critical, this quick turnaround can be invaluable for you.

1. We’re ready when you need us
As soon as you need us, our expert dedicated team will be ready to go. There’s no need for you to delay waiting for in-house resources.
2. All-in-one solution from a multi-disciplinary approach
Business Case Consulting will deliver you a solid business case analysis, including the technical business case and financial business case, because we have all this expertise in house.
3. Better solutions, more quickly with specialist tools
Expect a quicker decision-making process because our parametric modelling and analytic tools assess lots of scenarios very quickly.
4. With focus on speed and accuracy, we’ll sprint to the finish
Business Case Consulting works in one-week sprints to ensure quick delivery.
5. Find peace of mind against a background of complexity, volatility and uncertainty
From cost-saving to new product launches, Business Case Consulting helps you make the right decision and go live more quickly.

The time saved could be just what you need to pull ahead of the competition.