BENCHMARKING & COST ENGINNERING

In light of the progressive market consolidation and sharper conditions of the competition on side of costs it is an important success factor and securing a survivability to continuously compare your own company with the “Best Practice”-companies.


Learning from the best in order to develop more competitive, profitable and innovative products in the future and to save costs at the same time (concept competition) is THE central challenge of OEMs and suppliers in the automotive industry


Essential market drivers are

 

  • Lightweight/new materials
  • Fuel Savings/ CO2- Reduction
  • Innovations (Autonomous Driving, Digitalization, Big Data)
  • E-Mobility
  • New drivetrain and platform/modular concepts

 

YOUR ADVANTAGE OF OUR INTEGRAL BENCHMARKING APPROACH:

BE SEVERAL STEPS AHEAD OF YOUR COMPETITORS!

 

  • Objective, independent evaluation with regard to costs and quality
  • Cost savings (material, weight, surface, costs for tools and production, etc.)
  • Faster customer-oriented product development
  • Eliminating weak points – “strengthening the strengths”
  • Transparency and proper basis for decision making
  • Avoiding malinvestments

MARKET BENCHMARKING

Typical tasks and objectives from our clients

 

  • Data-Benchmarking: 
    Datenbase and global research of machine data, processes, materials, country specific parameter, supplier etc.
  • Price-Benchmarking: 
    OEM-Part Prices, Raw materials, Consumerables, Aftermarket 
  • Company-Benchmarking: 
    Products, Services, R&D, Locations, Organization (Structure, Processes), Innovations
  • Performance-Benchmarking: 
    Financials [Turnover, Sales, Employees, Capacities, Customers, Reference Projects
  • Benchmarking of Take Rates
  • Exhibition-Benchmarking: 
    Interviews, Workshop Visits, Photo Documentation 
  • Customer Needs Assessment:
    Investigaton of market requirements 
  • (Non-)Customer Satisfaction Benchmarking
  • Trend-Benchmarking:
    Color and Design Popularity
     

TECHNICAL BENCHMARKING & COST ENGINEERING

Typical tasks and objectives from our clients:

 

  • Technical Market Analysis
  • Technical Competitor Benchmarking
  • Product Cost Analysis 
  • Cost & Value Engineering
  • Target Costing & Pricing
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Parts Database 
  • Technical validation / Feasibility Studies
  • Vehicle Tear Down Analysis
  • Exhibition visits - Photo Documentation - Interviews 

 

 

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INFORMATION:

  • Benchmarking as an important lever for identifying optimization potential is more relevant than ever – OEMs & Suppliers are strengthening their activities with respect to "Cost optimization in comparison to their competitors". You can find more of our expertise on that topic here.
  • ANP has successfully completed a market potential analysis for a medium-sized supplier company - the result of that work forms the basis for the strategic development of the inspected business unit: Sale, vertical/horizontal integration and optimization of the current business model.