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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
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.

VIDEO: The CFO's role in unlocking the value in procurement
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VIDEO: The CFO's role in unlocking the value in procurement

As part of 'The Future of the CFO' series published by Business Reporter, Alex Klein, COO of Efficio and Carl Barnes, CFO of the Academic Publishing division at Informa discuss the role of the CFO in unlocking the value of procurement.

WANTED: Proactive CFO to optimise procurement and drive cost savings
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WANTED: Proactive CFO to optimise procurement and drive cost savings

Maximising profitability, reducing costs and managing financial risks are key to the role of the CFO. Yet some CFOs are missing savings opportunities.