Manufacturing and Distribution

Today, the manufacturing and distribution industry faces unique and complex challenges on a global scale. Even smaller organisations must navigate suppliers, logistics, and regulations from different parts of the world. As organisations search for ways to drive innovation in how they design, produce, and deliver, they often struggle to implement those changes for long-lasting value.

These challenges also provide enormous opportunities for companies to see beyond the short-term challenges and position themselves for long-term success.

Protiviti partners with leaders to help them achieve greater confidence in these dynamic and ever-changing environments. We aim to better understand the unique strengths, risks, and opportunities of your organisation and its future goals.

With the help of a tailored, multi-disciplinary team of professionals that fits your situation and company culture, we collaborate to build custom solutions that maximise your chances of success.

While the process is never simple, our goal is to help make you better equipped as you embrace the future.

Executive Perspectives on Top Risks for 2024 and 2034

The 12th annual Top Risks Survey report highlights top-of-mind issues for directors and executives around the globe over the next year - 2024 - and a decade later – 2034.

Our services to the Manufacturing and Distribution sector:

We help protect your critical assets and data by identifying vulnerabilities and providing actionable remediation guidance. Applications, services, databases, IoT, mobile devices, whether on-premise or in the cloud, are safer with Protiviti.

Sectors we serve

Protiviti’s cross-functional teams serve a large and diverse client base in the Manufacturing and Distribution industry.

We help our clients face a range of modern challenges

Industrial products

From industrial machinery and aerospace and defence to construction and electrical equipment manufacturers, we help our clients face a range of modern challenges. These challenges include a more elastic workforce and digitally-enabled workplace, differentiated and resilient supply chains, secure distributed IT infrastructure and systems, leveraging IoT for Industry 4.0. and automating time-consuming and costly processes.

We help our clients face a range of modern challenges
Achieve greater confidence


For distributors, warehousing companies, and supply chain service providers, we support their goals of intelligent supply chain technologies and the use of data, cost-efficient processes, supply chain resiliency, and differentiated customer experiences.

Achieve greater confidence
Deliver solutions to address operational challenges

Materials and chemicals

We serve a diverse array of clients in industrial and speciality chemicals, paints and adhesives, pesticide and fertilisers, building materials, glass, ceramic and concrete products, as well as pulp and paper, rubber and plastic, and wood products manufacturing. Our cross-functional teams deliver solutions to address operational challenges such as cost pressures, sourcing strategies, offshoring/nearshoring/onshoring decisions, as well as technology solutions to streamline decentralised systems and data and ESG disclosures.

Deliver solutions to address operational challenges

Client Story

September 27, 2023

Manufacturer Optimises Supply Chain Analytics With Azure Machine Learning

Global Manufacturer optimizes supply chain analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning significantly improving its ability to adapt to rapid changes in both processes and cost analyses.


Sam Bassett
Sam is the country leader for Singapore. With over 25 years' experience, he's primarily worked in financial services with consulting firms or directly in the banking industry to deliver change and support strategic, tactical, and operation goals across Asia, Europe and ...