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National Grid

  • Conducted global Opportunity Assessment across UK and US operations and created Procurement Transformation blueprint
  • Thereafter assisted National Grid over three years with an extensive Procurement Transformation programme across its UK and US operations
  • Executed Strategic Sourcing over the majority of the spend, including Construction, Transformers, Meters, Pipe, Insulators, selected Tier 2 construction categories, MRO, Fleet, and many other direct and indirect spend categories
  • Redesigned global procurement organisation, introduced new Category Management process and conducted extensive ongoing training programme across all Procurement staff, to move the function to the next level of effectiveness

 

 

Watch out for cosy deals and handshakes
Insight
Watch out for cosy deals and handshakes

Published in Raconteur's Future of Procurement, Ian Bolger is quoted on the importance of balancing personal business relationships and an ethical approach to procurement.

Delivering sustainable and measurable value at GTM
Case study
Delivering sustainable and measurable value at GTM

For commodity-based businesses, price fluctuations make it difficult for procurement departments to deliver savings and measure performance. Efficio developed a solution allowing GTM to achieve both.

First-class procurement
Insight
First-class procurement

In a supplement produced by Supply Chain Digital, KAUST speaks about Efficio's work

VIDEO: The CFO's role in unlocking the value in procurement
Video
VIDEO: The CFO's role in unlocking the value in procurement

As part of 'The Future of the CFO' series published by Business Reporter, Alex Klein, COO of Efficio and Carl Barnes, CFO of the Academic Publishing division at Informa discuss the role of the CFO in unlocking the value of procurement.