AoG Procurement and Logistics Panel

Strategic Thinking - Practical Implementation

A niche advisory firm specialising in:

  • Supply Chain Optimisation
  • Logistics
  • Strategic Procurement
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Organisation Capability Assessments & Establishment
  • Skills and Competency Development & Mentoring

We are challenging the traditional, multinational consulting firms with our agility and results-orientated focus.

Through the All of Government Procurement and Logistics Consulting Panel we seek to work with a wider range of Government Agencies with the capability to deliver projects across NZ and internationally.

SSCL Team Security Clearances and Specialist Training:

  • Accredited to Defence Industry Security Programme
  • Holders of SV and CL NZDF Security Clearances
  • Approved access to NZDF IT Systems SAP and Dixis
  • Completed Defence, ITAR & EAR Trade Controls from a non-US Perspective, and
  • US Defense Logistics Agency’s Demilitarisation Course

SSCL’s project capabilities and approach include:

  • Functional expertise within Supply Chain, Logistics, Strategic Procurement
  • Capability and Maturity Assessments, including Skill and Competency Development
  • All projects are supported by specialists through Strategy Development, Change Management, Process Mapping, Technical Writing, Inventory Optimisation and in-depth knowledge of Industry Best Practice
  • Focus is the delivery of practical and sustainable outcomes
  • Our team are experienced practitioners with senior operational experience within both Government and Industry environments
  • Our ability to very quickly understand the organisational and commercial environment and execute effectively
  • Knowledge transfer is a critical element and point of difference that enables clients to be self-reliant and ensure the outcomes are sustainable
  • Preference is to work within agreed budgets to deliver specified outcomes

Procurement and Logistics project history includes

  • External advisor for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) organisational review of its Procurement and Shared Services functions, including their strategic role, tasks, accountabilities, structure and resources required to deliver to the expectations of the Chief of Defence and the Crown’s functional procurement lead, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
  • Provided leadership, development of strategy and production of project documentation for multiple major Procurement Projects within the Health Sector.
  • Execution of Strategic Procurement projects across a wide range of industries including the establishment of organisational internal capability.
  • Leader of the NZDF Contractual Renewal Team in the negotiation of the $250M Navy Dockyard Management Contract with Babcock NZ Limited.
  • Design, negotiation and implementation of a break-through logistics model to support Air NZ’s B777-200 fleet. This project required highly complex inventory optimisation and replenishment of spares through an international logistics chain.
  • For the entire NZ Defence Force Inventory, conducted complex Inventory Optimisation analysis with the resultant implementation of alternative inventory replenishment process to re-balance inventory holdings against demand and availability of supply. The analysis resulted in SSCL being engaged to undertake the physical control of aspects of the Defence Force’s inventory and subsequent logistical responsibilities. 
  • Supply Chain Optimisation, from procurement, negotiation, warehousing optimisation, through to distribution and production planning and despatch management in multiple industries including aircraft engineering, FMCG, Heavy Engineering, Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution sectors.
  • Engaged by a range of Universities, Private training providers and directly by clients to teach all aspects of Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and Procurement.   Including the Supply Chain Management module for the NZ Defence Force’s Logistics Management Training Course for Senior NCOs.
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