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O2

  • Conducted Opportunity Assessment across O2's operations in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland
  • Thereafter supported O2 with a two year Procurement Transformation
  • Over three waves of sourcing, strategically sourced the majority of the spend, including base stations, handsets, telecoms, marketing, IT and HR
  • Drove significant training and upskilling programme
  • Reviewed existing purchase-to-pay processes and designed to-be processes
  • Helped O2 to select partners for eProcurement and for eSourcing, negotiated agreements and implemented solutions
 Tesco and Carrefour to combine purchasing power
Insight
Tesco and Carrefour to combine purchasing power

French supermarket giant Carrefour and Tesco have announced plans to form a long-term strategic alliance to leverage their joint purchasing power with suppliers.

Three key strategies to deploy in a demerger
Guide
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.