USUAL SUSPECTS

LACK OF VISIBILITY

  • Inventory sitting on 3rd party logistics systems you can't see

  • No idea what is in transit

  • Supplier packing lists inaccurate

  • Managing the supply chain by spreadsheets and emails

  • No photographic record of the work

  • Existing ERP systems not providing full visualisation of the Supply Chain for all Stakeholders

  • Actual Supply Chain Cost deviated significantly from the Cost Estimate

  • Actual Freight Profile deviated significantly from the Freight Profile Estimate

  • Supply Chain capacity and sequencing did not align with Required on Site dates in the Project Schedule

  • Gaps and/or overlaps in Supply Chain scope

  • 3rd Part Logistics Provider activity and cost was not visible in real time

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LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Containers of inventory sitting in Laydown Areas without Packing Lists
     

  • Undeclared Dangerous Goods found in cargo

  • Container weights not verified in accordance with state, national and international law

  • No ability to trace critical items from source to Site

  • No common Reporting Portal for all Stakeholders

DELAYS

  • Supplier and Fabricator delays impacting on schedule were not visible in real time

  • No idea who is doing the expediting or following up on overs, shortages and damages

  • Engineering, Procurement, Logistics and Material Control staff operated in silos

  • ​Packing Lists, Manifests and Stow Plans not linked within a common system

  • No Workpac functionality to support inventory in temporary laydown areas on site

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