Context

The capital goods sector includes different industries such as:

  • The railway,
  • Energy,
  • Electrical systems,
  • Machines for industrial use.

Following the health crisis that we are going through, the sector suffered the full brunt of a fall in activity, mainly linked to the slowdown in the construction sector, the most affected sector after hotels / restaurants and travel.

Stakes

Reinforced by Covid-19, the Challenges for the Sector Are:

  • Cost reduction to increase competitiveness and contribute to the Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
  • Improving the performance of Operations and the Supply Chain, notably through industrialization and the establishment of more efficient / agile production chains based on AI and Machine Learning.

Our Value Proposition

  • Optimize TCO by a (Re) Design to Cost Approach

    • Animation of the multi-business collaboration process (purchasing / design / industrialization, etc.),
    • Identification, monitoring and implementation of identified avenues for optimization
  • Develop Strategic Suppliers

    • Increase in supplier skills, improve their competitiveness
  • Improve Operations & Supply Chain Performance

    • Lean management,
    • Optimization of the industrial footprint (localization, Make or Buy, etc.)
    • (Re) design of logistics distribution networks,
    • Digitalization aimed at improving the flexibility of the entire chain.

Capital Goods Consulting Business Cases

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Engineering and Capital Goods Consulting Services By Kepler

KEPLER is a consulting firm for the capital goods industry with a focus on Innovation, Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Operations functions.

It works with players in the world of industrial machinery and equipment with the ability to cover the needs of the entire value chain: machine tools, industrial controllers and control systems, construction supplies, equipment. energy, mining machinery, electrical equipment, textile machinery, printing and packaging machinery, water treatment equipment.

Specialized in the capital goods sector, Kepler Machinery & Equipment Industry Consulting teams support organizations in optimizing their TCO through Re-Design to Cost, developing their supplier relationships, improving their Operational performance & Supply Chain.

Kepler Engineering and  Capital Goods Consulting Firm has its offices in the United States(U.S), France, India and China.