reduce cost Case Interview Questions & Answers

New World Collections Considers Offshore Outsourcing

Case Type: reduce costs; supply chain optimization; organizational behavior.
Consulting Firm: Mars & Co first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: financial services.

Case Interview Question #01340: In the United States, debt collection is the process of pursuing payments of debts owed by individuals or businesses. An organization that specializes in debt collection is known as a collection agency or debt… Read the rest

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LeGo Group Concerned by Rising Transportation Cost

Case Type: reduce costs; supply chain optimization.
Consulting Firm: Oliver Wyman first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: manufacturing; freight delivery, shipping services.

Case Interview Question #01339: Your client LeGo Group Inc. is an European widget manufacturing company based in Billund, Denmark. The company’s flagship product, LeGo, consists of colorful interlocking plastic widgets accompanying an array of gears, figurines, and various… Read the rest

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Ford Motor to Benchmark IT Spending

Case Type: organizational behavior; reduce costs.
Consulting Firm: Capgemini Consulting final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: automotive, motor vehicles; software, information technology (IT).

Case Interview Question #01337: Your client The Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is an American multinational automotive manufacturer. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, Ford is currently the second largest automaker in the U.S.… Read the rest

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Consumer Electronics Company to Cut $350M in Costs

Case Type: reduce costs; mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Consulting Firm: Bain & Company 2nd round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: consumer electronics, home appliances; manufacturing.

Case Interview Question #01294: Our client C.M. Burns Manufacturing Co., a $20B annual revenue consumer electronics company has just purchased Smithers Electronics Inc., a $4B annual revenue consumer electronics company, and is busy integrating the… Read the rest

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