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Manufacturing Advisory Services


Achieve innovation, transformation and growth at every stage of your business with TCS’ Manufacturing Advisory Services.

We partner with you across the entire gamut of the manufacturing value chain from new product development to customer experience management, board room to shop floor, as well as process and functional aspects of the manufacturing industry.

TCS’ Services: Target innovation | Bring transformation | Promote growth

The TCS Advantage

A group of experts: Innovation and Transformation Group (ITG) is led by a team of ‘thought leaders’ and has nearly a decade of experience in the areas of new product introduction, supply chain management, manufacturing excellence, and customer experience management. Our consultants are members of Program Management Councils of our customers and industry councils such as SCOR, MESA and PDMA.

A strong customer base: Over the last decade, we have established strong relationships with top manufacturing companies in the Fortune 500 list like ABB, Cummins, Chrysler, Eaton, EMD, Ferrari, Holcim, Bekaert, Owens Corning, VW, etc.

Extensive experience: With experience spanning over 150 consulting engagements, we are well placed to be a 'consulting partner of choice' for our customers.

Services we offer

Services targeting innovation

Our services span the following areas:

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Services that bring transformation

Our solutions in business process management and service delivery leverage our Customer-centric Business Transformation (CCBT) and Manufacturing Enterprise Landscape Transformation (MELT) frameworks. We provide services in the following areas:

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Services that promote growth

Our consulting engagements help drive growth by providing you with industry best practices that enable process developments and improvements.  

SAP Solutions

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Select Success Stories

  • Cost Reduction: A $8 Million inventory reduction for a US-based industrial manufacturer and an 8% improvement in production capacity utilization for a textile manufacturer.
  • Schedule Management: A lead time reduction from 75 days to less than 30 days for a South American manufacturing plant and an almost 50% reduction in New Product Introduction Time for an equipment manufacturer.
  • Quality Assurance: 18% reduction in internal scrap and a 35% reliability improvement for a Tier 1 heavy equipment manufacturing company.
  • Customer Satisfaction Improvement: Achievement of a 97% ‘delivery on promise’ for a Tier 1 company in the automotive space.
  • Next Generation Solutions: Implementation of carbon footprint assessment for a chemical manufacturer, a supply chain design KPO for a global process manufacturing firm and a product configurator on the web for an automotive OEM. 

White Papers

A Framework to Enhance Supplier Innovation

Read this TCS whitepaper to know how supplier innovation can be promoted by creating a framework that focuses on people, product, communication, and continuous improvement (P2C2).

White Papers

The Changing Face of Global Order Management

Innovative companies are investing in next generation technologies like Web 2.0, mobility, big data analytics, social media, and cloud-based solutions in the global order management process to provide a differentiated customer experience. Read this white paper for more.

White Papers

Managing Knowledge from Big Data Analytics in Product Development

Organizations have recognized the importance of knowledge management in New Product Introduction (NPI). Typically, an NPI process uses a combination of data, information and knowledge as inputs during the various stages. Organizations need to tap into the data generated from various sources for their NPD processes, since such data offers huge potential to improve product performance, increase efficiency, contain costs and enhance customer experience. This paper explores an approach to manage knowledge from analytics and Big Data in the NPD process for the manufacturing industry, particularly in the context of the automotive domain.

White Papers

Reimagining Enterprise Innovation through Crowdsourcing

In this white paper, we discuss the need for an agile crowdsourcing solution that harnesses mass innovation, and a roadmap for leveraging the model in manufacturing organizations.