Costing and benchmarking
Create more cost-efficient opportunities across industries
The benchmarking and cost-engineering capabilities in automotive improved transparency of product costs significantly and can be leveraged into other industries. However, other sectors are far behind - if these techniques were deployed a siginifcant competitive advantage can be gained. Only a few manufacturers have been able to commit the capacity and investment required. In addition, few cost-engineering functions can deliver savings on products already under development while increasing benchmarking activities and achieving 100% cost transparency.
PA Consulting Group's 'Perfect Cost Grid' (PA Perfect Cost Grid®) – the first web-based benchmarking and digital cost-engineering platform – gives your purchasing, cost engineering and development teams timely online access to the comparative data and costing tools they need to develop competitively priced products, achieve significant savings in material and software costs and minimise investment.
PA Perfect Cost Grid is based on almost ten years of project experience across key sectors: