Business Diagnostic

The dynamic environment faced by all businesses ensures opportunities and challenges are ever-changing.

We’re on hand to support in those instances where these are difficult to address through a lack of capability and capacity in your business. Our role is to underpin internal capacity and provide expert insight.

Our unique approach combines engagement across all levels of your organisation with data analytics to support you and your team to identify opportunities and develop robust plans to deliver them.

The projects we undertake within business diagnostics are varied and can be explored further below:-

Case Studies

Arriva – Rail

The arrival of new advanced rolling stock in 2020 meant engineering maintenance teams had to develop robust plans to repurpose 4 engineering depots across North England. Additionally, there was requirement to accelerate continuous improvement to deliver effective fleet utilisation.


Aspen Pumps

Following rapid expansion, the Aspen business has grown ever more complex with a broadening reach and supplier base. The resulting supply chain complexity has led to inefficiencies in sourcing, routes and excessive handling throughout.


Endless LLP - Karro Food Group

Endless LLP required operational due diligence support on the prospective purchase of Vion Pork, Poultry and Red Meat divisions, filling a gap in the experience set of Endless with regards to FMCG and operations capability.


LVMH – Glenmorangie Academy

Forecasted growth created a defined need to increase capacity at the state of the art Alba Campus bottling facility in Livingston. The key requirement was to do this sustainably through upskilling local management rather than investing in new capital equipment.


Labeyrie Fine Foods - Global Supply Chain

As a high performing supplier with strong relationships throughout its supply chain, Labeyrie was looking to energise a retailer-led value chain programme and engage stakeholders throughout the various organisations involved.


Mastercard – Access Prepaid Worldwide

The requirement of Access Prepaid Worldwide (APW) was to deliver an enhanced supply chain capability to reduce lead times and unit costs.


McBride Plc

Stagnating sales, declining profitability, an excessive overhead cost base and a lack of clear leadership had created a need for fundamental change, with management focussed on delivering business as usual rather than transformational change.


National Health Service

The National Health Service (NHS) is the umbrella term for the £130bn publicly-funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom (UK). Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are NHS organisations set up by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to organise the delivery of NHS primary care services in England, replacing the role of the Primary Care Trusts (PCT’s).



Sainsbury’s is one of the leading retailers in the U.K., established in 1869 and operating a store estate in excess of 1,000 locations from convenience stores to hypermarkets.


SIG Distribution

SIG had recently opened their largest ‘hub’ warehouse, with a turnover of £60m and the result of consolidating 6 legacy branches. However, the operation lacked business processes and systems to operate effectively.


Winfresh – Supply Chain Cost Reduction

Representing the interests of 4,000+ farmers, Windard Island Bananas were exposed to an EU proposed single tariff on imports that would have removed their protection from low cost Latin American suppliers.


GXO Logistics - Amazon

Working at a flagship Amazon site of over 1M sqft, there was a requirement to improve stock accuracy by better managing the receipt, put-away and control of stock.


End to End Value Chain Analysis

The project objective was to identify implementable margin improvement opportunities in a range of ready meals supplied to a major retailer through changes to physical practices, processes, systems and behaviour.


Management Development and Continuous Improvement

Focus was required to review a high performing £90m turnover site supplying a major UK retailer with Italian ready meals. Performance had stalled, budgets had been set that failed to stretch and realise the full potential of the business.


Energy Consumption

Following the challenging climate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and other contributing factors, the resulting energy crisis resulted in our client seeing huge increases in their energy costs, requiring urgent action to mitigate and remain profitable.

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