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Grupo VIPS

  • Conducted Opportunity Assessment on all spend across all 350 restaurants of the group identifying major opportunities in food procurement
  • Launched first wave of Strategic Sourcing addressing the bulk of the food spend
  • Applied competitive leverage, specification optimisation and long term indexed agreements with extensive use of eSourcing tools
  • Launched a second wave addressing the remaining tail spend
Vegan, organic and sustainable: The impact of new consumer trends on meat and dairy procurement
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Vegan, organic and sustainable: The impact of new consumer trends on meat and dairy procurement

Today’s more discerning consumer wants to know where their food comes from, how it was made, and the subsequent impact on the environment. But what does this mean for meat and dairy procurement?

Three lessons from Kraft Heinz's procurement woes
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Three lessons from Kraft Heinz's procurement woes

Kraft Heinz recently announced a $15bn impairment and dividend cut of more than 30%. It’s difficult to see how procurement can support the business achieve the “sustainable, profitable growth” which Hees was targeting.

Achieving maximum value through source to pay
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Achieving maximum value through source to pay

By fully optimising their source to pay (S2P) solution and processes, organisations can make a huge impact to their bottom line by knowing what they are spending their money on at the point of purchase rather than the point of invoice receipt.

Watch out for cosy deals and handshakes
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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.