Supply Chain Consulting Case Study:

Core Returns Network Redesign


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INDUSTRY: Automotive Aftermarket

An industry-leading automotive manufacturer had focused on optimizing its aftermarket supply chain operations. After completing
an internal assessment of its core
return processes, the client uncovered significant capacity in the existing outbound distribution network. LeanCor was hired to evaluate this opportunity and recommend a future-state
network for returning the cores to the supplier for remanufacturing.


- $1.1M in purchased transportation cost savings in the first year

- 12% transportation cost savings from current costs

- 10.6 to 4.6 day lead-time reduction (57%)

- $100K reduction in detention costs per year

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