Research & Planning
Research and analysis provides verification that you’re on track to meet your objectives. We provide an outside perspective of current strategies and tactics and a thorough review of products, services, forecasts and operational costs associated with them. Our Flight Plan™ process will help guide you by gathering facts from internal and external stakeholders, conducting research, analyzing the results, and providing targeted, unbiased insight.
Our objective is to improve efficiency and eliminate unnecessary, and complacent, expenditures and practices by bringing fresh, accurate solutions to the forefront. Flight Plan results will help you move forward in a more focused manner.
Our Flight Plan™ process provides objective research and facts that form the basis for effective decision-making. Now, more than ever, it is critical that your strategic planning process be grounded in valid assumptions. Flight Plan helps identify the correct path by providing facts, cross-functional research and unbiased insights that will enable a more effective planning process.
Flight Plan consists of a five step process:
- Analysis of your current situation
- Research from several perspectives and Stakeholders
- Analysis of the research compared to organizational structure and alignment
- Validation of research and identification of performance gaps
- Presentation on how you can incorporate the research findings into your strategic plan or other planning models.
For a more in depth overview of the process download our Flight Plan brochure here.
Marketing Research is a valuable tool used in developing your marketing plans, understanding customer needs, and confirming your assumptions. Over the years, we have facilitated research of many types. A deep understanding of customer / consumer wants, needs and behaviors ensures your strategy and messages are correct, and keeps your projects on track to achieve the best results.
Strategic Cost Analysis
Strategic Cost Analysis helps your team look at ways to take inefficiencies and wasted expenditures out of your business while continuing to provide for your customer. With your management team, we go through a top-to-bottom process of looking at production methods, timing, product mix, product forecasting, and marketing and sales strategies. Our Goal is to identify cost savings and most efficient use of resources, while still providing the same or better products and services for your customers. Our unbiased view and leadership, brings all areas of the company into alignment toward the same goals and objectives.
Creating a product forecast that maximizes the dollars you spend on inventory, while meeting the needs of your customers, can be a time consuming and difficult process filled with many challenges. We’ll help you develop a forecasting process to help you track and achieve your production, sales and financial goals.