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Strategic revitalization of high-burn logistics tech company via in-depth technical due diligence

Operational Restructuring, Technical Due Diligence, Investment Strategy, Cost Optimization

Client Background

A tech-enabled last mile delivery logistics company based in Dubai.

Delivery Team
  • 1 ex-Booz strategy consultant
  • 1 ex-CIO Postal Services
Deployment

On-site

Duration

10-day on-site operational investigation

Engagement

Objective

The aim was to develop a restructuring plan that would rebuild investor confidence and facilitate a significant funding round, anchored by StrategyConnect's Technical Due Diligence service offering.

Approach

Taken

Technical Assessment:

  • Identified legacy systems and manual process inefficiencies.
  • Conducted tech review; identified scalability and integration gaps.
  • Developed a tech roadmap to optimize team structures and integrate CRM, RPA, and AI technologies.
  • Targeted a 45% reduction in technology-related costs through platformization.

Tech team assessment

  • Evaluated cost structures and skill gap in the tech team and reviewed the current operations for call centre. 
  • Implemented manpower rationalization, transitioning to an agile, on-demand offshore workforce.
  • Achieved a 28% savings in operational expenses. 

Product / Services Assessment:

  • Recognized the need for a unified CRM to minimize manual interventions.
  • Automated invoicing and unified order statuses for operational efficiency.
  • Enhanced data accuracy and last-mile visibility, resulting in cost reductions and error minimization.

Executive Summary:

Synthesized insights from the due diligence into an executive summary, emphasizing the critical elements required for successful restructuring and future growth.

  • Planned a strategic pivot from a cost-intensive tech stack to a streamlined platform.
  • Emphasized the goal of halving losses, to secure Series C and D funding, and subsequently achieving break-even.
  • Outlined the strategy to become a technology-first logistics aggregator with scalable solutions.

Impact

Created

  • The strategic due diligence and restructuring plan led to the successful raise of USD $15 million within 3 months. 
  • Substantial reduction in manpower and tech costs by approximately 45%, improving the company's operational efficiency and financial standing.
  • Facilitated a clear alignment of the leadership team on post-restructuring strategies, setting a solid foundation for long-term sustainability and growth.

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