This is a candidate-led case, the style of which could be seen across a range of consultancies, but particularly BCG and Bain. The case is split into 3 main parts:
In addition to the above, this case tests a candidate's understanding of profitability, the automotive industry, globalisation, and, of course, chart reading.
The following can be verbally provided to interviewee if asked:
Question: Why do you think our client decided to get involved in the US market in the first place, given today's just-in-time supply chains?
Question: Are there any other markets you would recommend our client expand into? Why?
Question: Do you have any suggestions as to how our client can increase their delivery speed in their local markets?