Delivery of a winning Supply Chain strategy to create market share successfully for Hutchison 3G in a new territory. This included the identification and induction of all suppliers and partners, together with the building of a successful operational structure focused on continual improvement and the development of customer propositions, in order to maintain industry-leading propositions and service levels.

Developing into a strategic longer-term partnering role, working with manufacturers and strategic partners to ensure key marketing plans, product launches and long term portfolio management had the necessary support and funding to deliver maximum success.

Building on the outputs of this role to act on a global level within the 3 Group.

Deliverables

•  Scoping and delivery of a full end to end supply chain for Hutchison 3G in the Republic of Ireland, a totally unique geographic and demographic country previously untouched by any (Hutchison) 3G presence whatsoever.

•  Solution included new 3PL warehousing, logistics and repair partners, processes and structures, consignment based accessory portfolio management, sales and own retail terminal stock management and the delivery of a high profile and effective procurement team which led to global representation for the group.

•  Delivery of award-winning customer propositions, including 3 hour delivery and terminal swap out nationwide in Ireland. This significantly differentiated 3 Ireland from fierce competition at the time the network was launched.

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