The philosophy of OC&C Strategy Consultants is to treat each problem as unique, providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.
This selection of OC&C's publications illustrates our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.
In this section you can view and download our strategic "Insights"; short provocative pieces that we write as food for thought for our clients.
Re-assessing industrial footprints
In most manufacturing industries, the rules for designing an optimal 'footprint' have dramatically changed over the last 15 to 20 years
A pain in the neck
During the Autumn Statement, the Government announced its intention to clamp down on whiplash claims. Two wide-reaching reforms were proposed
Times have been particularly tough for Travel, Transport and Logistics (TTL) operators, with the profits of leading brands such as Holiday Inn, Hertz and DHL all coming under pressure from recession and structural changes to their industries
Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services has been a highly attractive market on the agenda of major investors across the globe. However, growth rates have declined significantly since 2012, with average growth of 11-16%pa dropping down to just 6% in 2014
Overall retail like-for-likes were broadly flat in Christmas 2015, continuing the trend of the previous 3 years
Organising for value
'Telematics' - capturing and transmitting real-time operational data from business operations - includes everything from basic vehicle tracking solutions to complex fleet management systems (FMS), including insurance, optimisation and driver/operator performance management
Serving it up
After another eventful year in retail, the publication of OC&C's Proposition Index provides an opportunity to reflect on the impact on the UK consumer and their rating of the country's leading retailers
Foraging for new growth
Which way is growth? Sales and profit growth has slumped, the latest OC&C Index for The Grocer reveals, but own-label is finding its way more successfully through a changed landscape than the brands
Sink or swim
Too many of the world's leading B2B Services firms are at risk of revenue and margin decline - and only a few are acting with sufficient aggression to pursue their next wave of profitable growth