The future of your company is dependent upon it staying relevant. That means new, innovative products must keep pace with the marketplace. As a result, product development lifecycle times are becoming shorter to keep up with customer’s expectations and needs.
Thrive was appointed to support SkunkWorks Surf Co source a suitable supplier for a new range of innovative surfing apparel. The project involved undertaking product margin models to determine the most appropriate cost price, engagement with potential suppliers to confirm the product specification, before negotiating the most competitive product unit cost, production lead-times and product samples prior to contract award.