Feasibility Studies Case Studies

CASE STUDY:
Global Mining Company

 

PROBLEM

  • Varying perceptions of market size and potential to capture share in the lithium-ion battery market
  • Insufficient information on technology impact on battery life, charge rates, cycles, and other performance dimensions

Scope and Approach

  • Analyzed 10 markets for battery components and systems
  • Developed an integrated technical and commercial model
  • Determined feasibility of entering markets of interest

RESULTS

  • 55% revenue increase
  • Avoided investment in under-performing markets

*Potential benefits identified on work in scope

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REVENUE INCREASE

“It is perfect, exactly the idea that we needed, aligns with what we need. “

“This work is very good, it gives a clear picture.”

—Client

CASE STUDY:
Vattenfall

PROBLEM

  • Strategic, long-term supply chain decisions for a mega-project
  • Complex inter-relationships between most decisions
  • Not sure the project could be financially viable

Scope and Approach

  • Master supply chain planning
  • System dynamics and real options modeling
  • Options evaluation
  • Implementation planning

RESULTS

  • 13% reduction vs. baseline cost 
  • Minimized supply risks
  • Internal alignment around critical financial commitments

*Potential benefits identified on work in scope

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reduction vs. baseline cost with 5 key suppliers

CASE STUDY:
PDVSA

PROBLEM

  • Bids above market price on a major capital program

Scope and Approach

  • Benchmarking of major capital and long lead time equipment
  • Cost engineering
  • Financial analysis of project cost reduction potential

RESULTS

  • 24% savings on selected major categories of equipment

*Potential benefits identified on work in scope

%

24% savings on selected major categories of equipment

“Excellent. Invaluable in supporting our planning.”

—Procurement Strategy Director

“Our negotiations have gone very well. Your assessments were spot on.”

—Capital Acquisition Strategist

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