With extensive experience in procurement and supply chain management with a premier rail manufacturer, with a particular focus on contract negotiation, global sourcing, and international technology transfer in a manufacturing environment from a purchasing perspective, Kimberley can offer consulting services in the following areas:

  • Comprehensive local supply chain evaluations for potential technology transfers and manufacturing localization
  • Devising complex cost analyses, both in terms of total cost of ownership evaluations of components and market evaluations, to aid in sourcing and technology transfer decisions
  • Development of strategic purchasing and supply chain management plans for technology transfers and manufacturing localization
  • Detailed insourcing/outsourcing analyses for complex assemblies and components
  • Development of part consolidation strategies in project-based purchasing environments and comprehensive cross-functional implementation of common stock programs
  • Identification and implementation of design-to-cost measures
  • Development of strategic sourcing and supplier rationalization strategies
  • Development of global sourcing strategies
  • Development of strategies and methods for the turnkey management of underperforming suppliers from bid solicitation to product delivery, conditional acceptance, and invoice payment, including, as necessary, supplier performance target management and seamless desourcing strategies
  • Development of bid proposal calculation methods and processes