Metro & Wythe offers a variety of consulting services to clients. Our approach to consulting is to view all engagements as a partnership. We believe many ideas and answers already lie within your organization, and it can be the consultant's job to elevate these into actionable direction. When the course of action isn't as clear, we provide targeted expertise and solutions that address gaps and provide solutions. Regardless of the starting point, Metro & Wythe offers solutions that incorporate the client's specific strengths, culture and strategy to help ensure that engagement outcomes are meaningful and lasting.
We offer consultation on the following areas:
Logistics and transportation effectiveness
Transportation security consultation
Leadership and Executive Development
Logistics and Transportation Effectiveness
We can provide you end-to-end logistics and transportation consultation, providing you guidance and solutions that effectively meet your needs. We can specifically help you with:
Logistics Strategy We can partner with your leadership team to set your logistics or transportation strategy. We will ensure your logistics approach will directly support the overall business strategy. We will identify market risks and opportunities, and identify where you can cut costs and where you should invest. We will additionally aid you in identifying where you should invest (build) or contract out (borrow) We'll help you identify the key performance indicators and the critical metrics used to measure performance going forward.
Starting up Logistics For startup businesses and businesses building out their distribution channels, we can give you guidance and expertise needed for you set up the function within your organization. We can help you build relationships with key vendors or partners and broker key relationships. We can help you determine the best strategy for your business or industry and help you put in a plan to build out this area. We will help determine the best organizational structure and the right talent for the new function. We also provide guidance around how to manage and measure the effectiveness and/or performance of the area.
Logistics and Operations Effectiveness We can look at your current way of operating and offer better or more efficient approaches. We will help identify cost and time savings, identifying efficiency opportunities within your current business. We also focus on the human element, by ensuing your people have the correct training, understand goals and protocols and have required mindset needed to work differently.
Transportation Security Consulting
We provide clients unique expertise around transportation and logistics security. We are positioned to effectively consult across various industries and sectors, bringing broad knowledge of security practices and considerations. Our firm has relationships with national and international law enforcement agencies, enabling us to respond quickly and aggressively to potential and ongoing situations. We also have a deep network of security professionals, and can aid in the identification and placement of top security talent into critical roles within client organizations. We can offer clients specific expertise in areas of maritime transportation, precious metals and high value goods transportation, and transportation in developing countries and volatile markets.
We believe that safety and security are mindset. When done effectively, it can become a competitive advantage. We work with our clients to build the business case around security investments and help build the platform for change. We bring this perspective into all our engagements, with the awareness that effective security comes from having tools, protocols, training and mindset.
We offer consultation for organizations looking for:
Risk Assessment - evaluation of current security protocols and identification of risk areas
Development of security protocols - design and implementation of new security measures, including training the workforce on new protocols and identification of key security metrics.
Training - develop and implement training on 0n security and hijack prevention measures with a focus on protocols, best practices and supportive behaviors.
Negotiation - Effective negotiation and resolution of existing kidnap and ransom situations
Leadership & Executive Development
In partnership with your leaders and internal experts, we can design and deliver leadership development programs or experiences for your organization. We take a disciplined approach to design to program build, ensuring that the solution meets expectations and effectively addresses the stated needs. This thoughtful approach ensures we are focused on the right things and do it within a reasonable timeline. When necessary, we bring in experts and partners from our extensive network of leadership and talent development consultants to augment and partner on our engagements.