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Operational baselining and cost standards development for a specialty chemicals firm

SDI helped a major specialty chemicals manufacturer to significantly improve its operating performance by developing industry benchmark cost structures and realizing cost savings

Client situation

A leading U.S. specialty chemicals firm identified major potentials for operational cost savings across all of its business lines and desired to understand its own baseline performance compared to the industry standards

Project approach

SDI developed a detailed framework for activity-based apples-to-apples comparisons of client’s cost structure to established industry standards and identified significant cost saving potentials for each activity group


By using SDI’s tried and tested Baselining and Cost Standards approach the client was able to identify major cost saving opportunities with clear and focused implication plans on adjusting spend across the entire organization

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