- Develop Guiding Principles which will underpin the strategy
- Model the optimum solution free of constraint
- Create a Gap Analysis
- Current vs Future Optimum Network
- Determine Constraints
- Document proposed strategy
- Align Capital Investment
- Categorizing products based on business importance.
- Defining how each product will be managed.
- Appropriate capacity utilization.
- In-house versus Contract Manufacturing.
- Location and Territory.
- Product Cost.
- Compliance (Quality, EHS and Legal).