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Thames Water

  • Supported Thames Water for three years with Strategic Sourcing support in Capex and Opex spend
  • Following this, Thames Water outsourced the sourcing of all goods and services to Efficio
  • As part of a multi-year Managed Procurement Service contract, Efficio is responsible for the management and execution of framework contracts within Thames Water to deliver both cost optimisation and quality delivery
  • Efficio provides a mix of permanent category management resources, project based consulting resources, and a range of bespoke sourcing technologies
  • As part of the managed service, Efficio has developed and deployed a full, end-to-end eSourcing capability, along with a cloud-based spend analytics tool to support sourcing compliance and category planning
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French supermarket giant Carrefour and Tesco have announced plans to form a long-term strategic alliance to leverage their joint purchasing power with suppliers.

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Three key strategies to deploy in a demerger

What is the role of procurement in a demerger? Is it to manage operational risks, reduce costs or both?

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.