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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
How the fortunes of Essar’s Stanlow Oil Refinery are changing
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How the fortunes of Essar’s Stanlow Oil Refinery are changing

Essar Oil (UK) CPO Howard Sloane talks about the major procurement transformation currently underway at Essar’s Stanlow Oil Refinery.

Achieving the five-year digital transformation vision
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Achieving the five-year digital transformation vision

If strategic suppliers are to play an increasingly important role, selecting these partners through high-quality strategic sourcing processes will be critical.

Digital procurement: an overview of geographical differences
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Digital procurement: an overview of geographical differences

Where procurement functions are now, and where they are heading, particularly in terms of digital transformation, how businesses are using technology to enhance their processes, and the barriers to technology delivering the expected benefits.

Inside view: Enhancing procurement processes using technology
Case Study
Inside view: Enhancing procurement processes using technology

Making the shift to digitalising procurement processes is a worthwhile transition, but one that requires significant thought and strategic planning.