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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
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How to win buy-in for supplier relationship management

Efficio’s SRM methodology is proven across sectors and tailored to your individual requirements and priorities.

 Tesco and Carrefour to combine purchasing power
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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
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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
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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.