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Southern Water

  • Conducted Strategic Sourcing programme focused on Southern Water's Tier 1 supply chain partners
  • Appointed to provide an ongoing Managed Procurement Service to support procurement across Operations and Infrastructure
  • Providing a supply chain hub function to manage the forecasting of demand for key goods and services across the supply chain
  • Installed a flexible pool of resources, including a support desk, to provide a number of sourcing support services, including analytics, supply market analysis, production of KPIs, and benefits tracking
  • Supporting the client with a suite of 'plug and play' procurement technologies to enable a rapid programme start, and to underpin new organisational ways of working
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.

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.

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.