The Innovation Garage, LLC is a BBB Accredited Business Consultant in Clinton, OH

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Innovation, ABUNDANCE & unlimited capacity.

with your customers and in your supply chain. ​

We help discover it.

Strategic Sourcing, Global Procurement & Supply Chain Network Design

  • Establishing methods for strategic source development and innovation by working with and optimizing the client’s supply base
  • Strategic Commodity and Category Sourcing Methods and approaches
  • Supplier Technology Matching of Technology to Supplier and Supplier to Technology
  • Total Cost of Ownership and Assessments of Near Shoring/Re-shoring/Globalization…for specific needs of the clients business.
  • Innovative Legal/Contractual/Intellectual Property/Licensing business models...maximize deal flow.
  • Methods and techniques that get results to get the deal done and positively expand the opportunity for the client, the client’s customer, and the client’s suppliers.
  • Supply Enabled Innovation(TM) Design, Metrics, and Performance Monitoring
  • Industry leading, and super easy to use tools and techniques that are easy to train on, and allow the client to focus on growth, not what or how to measure.
  • Establishing very robust supply chain & enterprise risk & compliance programs.


Corporate Venture Funding, Mergers/Acquisition/Divestiture Assessment and Due Diligence

  • How to create an “intentional disruption” in your business model to gain market share, or reignite your product or services offering
  • Evaluate and provide competitive, category, and industry analysis bringing insights to the process for strategic decision making.
  • Working closely with the clients key senior leaders to inspire, influence, gain input, and alignment on ideas and opportunities for business development in support of the company’s M&A strategy.
  • Creating business plans and making recommendations for all new company subsidiaries and business ventures.
  • Identifying external business development and growth opportunities for the company.
  • Establishing suggested M&A infrastructure to develop plans and execute M&A activity including Due Diligence, Acquisition, Transition and Integration.
  • Leading the strategic evaluation of potential acquisition candidates & strategic investment and partnership opportunities to develop the recommended best course of action including value creation opportunities to management.


In parallel with Development activities it’s important to Identify Suppliers and forward thinking customers to develop and build your product, process, or service innovation. 


Clients need a vast interconnected network of local, regional, and global suppliers to maximize speed and time to market. 


We have access to a GLOBAL human and technology based system of experts that will deliver results.

open innovation & Supply Chain services delivered


​​​Savings Program Design

Global Commodity & Category       Development

Global Procurement Team Design & Development

Localization & Reshoring

Market Trend Analytics

Supplier Technology Matching

Strategic Sourcing 

Supply Chain Strategy 

Supplier Performance Management

Supplier Enabled Innovation(TM)

Collaborative Contract Design

Collaborative Negotiation

Global Supply Chain Design

Compliance Legal & Risk

Risk Program Design & Build

Corporate Venture Funding Sources

​M&A Due Dilligence

systems based methods to scale

and capture the potential of

internal teams, customers & suppliers