An award-winning customer-driven supply chain and business operations consultancy.

What makes us different?

Transform your operations.
Delight your customers.
Grow your business.

What if you could unlock significant and sustainable business value by how you operate your business and service customers, not simply by what you sell?

Driven by this ambition, we use advanced end-to-end supply chain thinking to identify profitable new opportunities across your business.

We’ll systematically reduce complexity, simplifying your entire operation.

Using rigorous fact-based analysis and insights, we can design and develop innovative operating models enabling you to deliver new customer-focused propositions, services and products.

The result? Increased competitiveness and higher margins. Lower costs and more satisfied customers. And all accomplished at speed.

Why LCP?

Our latest thinking...


  • Sept 2015

    Retail Week: Magna Park - Built-in efficiency and sustainability 

    Supply chain automation and a commitment to the environment are designed into the fabric of John Lewis’s multichannel distribution centre in Milton Keynes 

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  • June 2015

    The Omni-Channel Retail Supply Chain: Re-engineering operations around your customer.

    A view from LCP and ARGOS at the 2015 Retail Week Supply Chain Summit.

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  • May 2015

    Is Amazon UK struggling to deliver on its current promise?

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  • New 2014 Report

    The Omni-channel Dilemma

    Following our 2013 Omni-channel report LCP's 2014 report covers an even more comprehensive spectrum of retailers from the UK and USA, looking at current activity,  strategy, in-depth tactics, critical elements driving success and future plans, revealing key areas top-of-mind for retailers today.

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  • Phil Streatfield discusses LCP's research findings and the importance of Omni-channel at the 2014 CILT Annual Conference.


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Latest news & thinking

02 October / 2015

LCP Expands End-to-End Supply Chain Expertise with Appointment of Leading FMCG and Food-service Expert

LCP Consulting, the leading specialist in customer-driven supply chain and business operations consultancy - has appointed Richard Walters as Partner in the firm’s Manufacturing practice.

11 September / 2015

Retail Week

Retail Week reports on Ikea as it packs up its out-of-town format to trial a new smaller shop, with a multichannel twist.

14 August / 2015

Amazon Fresh UK launch

Amazon's plan to dominate fresh food delivery in the UK could be flawed. Stuart Higgins comments on the potential risks in article in Food Manufacture.

14 July / 2015

Amazon at 20: What has the Online Giant Ever Done for Retail? LCP Consulting's Phil Streatfield shares his view with other industry experts in the Guardian

The e-commerce site is 20 years old this week. So what influence has it really had on the retail and internet industries? Phil Streatfield shares his view what has been its lasting impact, whether it can maintain this growth or whether we have seen the best of it.


  • Extensive expertise in customer-driven, end-to-end consulting
  • Delivering effective business models and operational solutions
  • A powerful balance of practical expertise and leading-edge thinking
  • Designing and delivering the right supply chain solutions


  • Deep sector experience combined with cross-discipline thinking
  • Bringing supply chain thinking to a wide range of industries
  • Retail, manufacturing, public sector, pharmaceuticals, energy and more
  • Understanding the bigger picture: how organisations connect and interact

Retail excellence

Retail excellence
  • Rising to the challenges of today’s highly-competitive retail market
  • Delivering operational agility that’s economically sustainable
  • Turning customer service challenges into unique differentiators
  • Redesigning businesses for the future

International reach

International reach
  • Delivering local, regional, pan-regional and global solutions
  • Working with companies in over 28 countries
  • More than 300 clients around the world
  • Global network of experts in every major business market

Business insights through analytics

Business insights through analytics
  • Uncovering the hidden opportunities within your business – fast
  • Data + Analytics + Insights = Solutions
  • Extracting clarity from complex business and customer data
  • Achieving a step change in your operation

Research and benchmarking

Research and benchmarking
  • Tailored research and benchmarking studies
  • Mapping customer service patterns and market trends worldwide
  • Meaningful insight to support decision making
  • Connecting to leading global academic and professional bodies