Procurement


Healthcare Procurement Consulting

We can connect you with procurement leaders that specialize in the healthcare industry.  Our experienced professionals will take a methodical approach to your procurement team to delivery insights, training, and procurement internet technology.  Optimized procurement is a strategy accelerator that can delivery significant savings that can average up to 12%.  […]


Note on Procurement Consulting

We have seen a rise is requests for procurement consultants as businesses struggle to manage costs. Many Clients lack the infrastructure and expertise to properly manage their procurement process. Procurement must take into account all the costs associated with purchasing including transportation and inventory. Economic Order Quantity analytics helps businesses […]


Too Much Focus on Negotiations

It has come to my attention that too many companies focus on reducing costs in their supply chain by trying to negotiate lower costs with suppliers.  Negotiation will always have a place in supply chain management however when buyers ask their suppliers for lowered costs, they are really attempting to […]


Supply Chain Management and IT

I read this on a blog: “The four main functions of SCM: Collect information:  SCM requires updated information (orders, forecasts, capacity) collected from ERP and trading system … Process information: specialized APS (Advanced Planning and Scheduling) tools cover, among others, the functions of forecasting, scheduling, extensive planning and supply management. Other […]


Consulting Services in Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Strategy A business supply chain strategy is an important factor that can make or break a firm’s success. It defines how supply chain processes will promote business operations in an effect manner. Supply chain management consulting can help organizations improve profitability and competitiveness. They can walk executive through […]


supply chain management

Supply Chain Management

A business’s supply chain can be a source of competitive advantage and a way to generate growth.  Supply Chain Management can effectively increase profits by optimizing the flow of goods.  This includes your supply of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and the flow of finished goods to your consumer.  Operation Consulting […]


Procurement- Are you spending more than you should

Situation: A leading medical device manufacturer was interested in refining the purchasing and supply department to create cost reductions. The purchasing department managed a small percentage of total purchases. Buyers had low levels of experience and did not allocate their time effectively. This situation created risks for the company through […]