Operations StrategyWe streamline supply chains, manage complexity and risks, reduce costs, optimise physical footprint, rationalise working capital and get S&OP to work.
Supply Chain FinanceWe help corporates use the true power of their financial flows, considering the full supply chain: raw material, work in progress and finished goods of all parties.
We implement solutions whilst constantly being aware that results depend largely on our ability to help organisations absorb and embrace the change.
We work with airlines and airports to improve their hub operations, from passengers to cargo and from planning and handling processes to infrastructure.
WHO WE ARE
We are a team of experienced, entrepreneurial and independent professionals who have long experience of working together. We understand company politics and take responsibility for actually implementing our proposals. Our contemporary organisation model combines an agile and fresh approach with a unique set of competences.
For us, it’s a sustainable result that’s important, not a report.
Aiming for ‘World-class’ on 5 key dimensions to assure food safety throughout the fresh produce supply chain.
Supply Chain Finance
Erwin Matthijssen was speaking at the launch event of the SCF Community at Nyenrode University on December 10 2014
Return strategy online fashion
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Post-merger integration of two companiesImplementation & Change
We realised the post-merger integration of the Dutch and Belgian companies of a global FMCG organisationRead more
"In what has become our long partnership, I have come to know the M3 Consultants well; they are able to penetrate complex issues rapidly and thoroughly, and then arrive at a pragmatic solution. They reliably deliver high quality solutions. M3 has a professional, but at the same time very accessible approach which allows them to move quickly and naturally within the organization, as if they have been here for years."
Post-merger restructuring and turnaround planImplementation & Change
For a Rotterdam based container transportation company a post-merger restructuring and turnaround plan was prepared and run.Read more
"For some time now, we have a steady relationship with the key individuals of M3 Consultancy. We worked with them on couple of activities. They showed in-depth knowledge of the topics at hand, which made them well accepted consultants for the Samskip Board. The good combination of strategic views and hands-on, no-nonsense, rolling up the sleeves mentality worked beneficial to our company. The M3 team gained acceptance within the organization for their role in the change program"
Development of a Supply Chain Finance strategySupply Chain Finance
For a leading Dutch bank we developed their Supply Chain Finance strategy and helped further professionalise and implement their SCF offeringRead more
"M3 is a true thought leader regarding supply chain dynamics. M3 supported us in professionalizing our strategy in this domain, as well as implementing our supply chain finance offering. Particularly because banking is not their natural habitat, M3's ideas proved very refreshing to us. M3 understands the subject very well and has translated it into a strategic but practical framework for Rabobank. We have learned to know the M3 consultants as pragmatic and decisive. They are clearly used to work under high time pressure."
New strategic positioning of aviation businessAviation Strategy
For a European airport we defined the strategy for development of the aviation business and defined the best 2011-2025 investment strategy (master plan 2025)Read more
"M3 Consultancy is one of our regular consultants on strategic issues, and has already successfully carried out a number of longer-term projects for us. We value their consultants’ strategic and logistics expertise and the pragmatic way in which they handle issues."
Operational excellence in yacht productionOperations Strategy
For a leading luxury yacht builder, we installed the processes needed for operational excellence within engineering and productionRead more
"Over the last years, we experienced turbulent growth. We became a group of specialized companies, covering the entire yacht building process. Managing all these companies required us to redevelop corporate governance and create synergies. For this we have approached M3, who quickly earned our respect and trust. Their Operational Excellence approach proved very sound and will be rolled out throughout the entire De Vries group. M3’s down to earth attitude and ‘rolled up sleeves mentality’ is highly appreciated by us"
Improvement of European trucking of air cargoAviation Strategy
For a European cargo airline we realised large savings for their European trucking activitiesRead more
"M3 has the ability not only to clearly formulate conceptual and structured solutions, but also to be pragmatic in implementing them. This unique combination has formed the basis for our partnership in recent years."