Procurement Solutions professionals have
supported many major engagements in concert with leading clients
and consultants. Some recent contributions include:
- $ 67.4 Million (USD)
in savings achieved on behalf of a Fortune 500 health care organization.
categories sourced include Temporary Personnel, Digital Copiers,
Printed Materials, & Desktop Computer Hardware. Other services
provided include recruitment of the firm's Procurement Director,
pro-forma contract design, training services, infrastructure design,
and policy & procedure development.
- $ 25.0 Million (USD) in savings achieved on
behalf of a Fortune 100 Eastern insurance provider. In addition to
training services and organizational improvements, we sourced Digital
Copiers and launched a output device transition strategy in support
of the company's 500+ locations
- $ 15.0 Million (USD) in savings achieved
by coaching the negotiation team of a Top 5 automotive
industry supplier in restructuring its acquisition process for temporary & contract
- $ 11.0 Million (CDN)
in savings achieved on behalf of a major Canadian telecommunications
Commodity categories sourced include Technology, Switching Equipment,
Products, etc. Other services provided include training,
infrastructure design, and policy & procedure development.
- $ 9.1 Million (USD)
in savings achieved on behalf of an Eastern U.S. financial institution. We
also helped this large regional bank to centralize
its approach to
designed a new supply management organization, and
helped executive management to locate a well-qualified
SVP to head up the new
- $ 9.0 Million (USD) in savings achieved
on behalf of one of the world’s largest producers of
helped to design a new supply management organization, revised
the firm’s capital acquisition process, and sourced indirect
- $ 6.0 Million (CDN)
in savings achieved on behalf of a Canadian long-distance carrier.
categories sourced include Temporary Personnel, Creative Agency,
Switching Equipment, Desktop Computer Hardware & Software, Office
Supplies, Transportation Services, & Travel Services. Other services
provided include infrastructure design, staffing services, policy & procedure
development, pro-forma contract development, & contract
- $ 5.8 Million (USD) in savings achieved
on behalf of a Western hospital organization. Consolidated 50+ providers
of Nursing Registry, Nursing Traveler, Allied Health, and Temporary
labor staffing through a competitive process. The organization now
has web-based personnel requisitioning, onsite recruiters, consolidated
electronic billing, and higher fill rates. We also sourced Digital
Photocopiers, replacing an aging fleet of equipment with quality
networked output devices that reduced the hospital's expense with
higher quality services. This also improved HIPAA compliance with
regards to security of patient records.
- $ 3.6 Million (USD)
in savings achieved on behalf of an Eastern regional bank. Commodity
sourced include Commercial Printing, Office Supplies, & Telecommunication
Services. Other services provided include training, contract negotiations, & procurement
- $ 250 Thousand (USD)
in savings achieved on behalf of a Nutritional Products manufacturer.
provided include inventory management & design, distribution
optimization, & supply chain re-engineering.
- $ 1.9 Million (USD)
in savings achieved on behalf of a Western regional bank conducting
sourcing project for Commercial Printing. Other services
process re-engineering, pro-forma contract drafting, contract
negotiations, and policy & procedure development.
- $12 Million (USD) Savings
achieved by sourcing freight & logistics
(Parcel, LTL, TL and Air) for a global automotive manufacturing firm,
as well as key indirect product & service categories like office
supplies, warehousing services, electronics, motor repairs/rebuilds,
- 15 Million (USD) Savings achieved
through coaching a Tier 1 Automotive supplier through restructuring of
temporary labor program (note: savings achieved through a client
executive coached by SPS over a six month project without the knowledge
of the corporate HR group!).
- $12 to $15 Million (USD) Savings identified through
a 360 degree supply management efficiency review performed for a Fortune
150 energy firm with 12 refineries and multiple pipeline and transportation
subsidiary operations. Services included expenditure analysis, P2P
process evaluation, supply chain staff skills testing, and organizational
- $1.5 Million (USD) Savings and major debt relief
identified through a 360 degree efficiency review performed for a T1 VAR
(a reseller of products like Lenovo, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Apple) in the
Technology sector. Other services included re-design of procurement
organization and processes, recommendations for technology solutions,
and resource identification for Freight and Telecomm cost reductions.
- $15 Million (USD) Savings achieved for the
world’s largest publishers of telephone directories, including
innovative expansion of a pCard program to process more than $150 Million
in annual expenditures. Other services included design of contract template
library, training, and information technology sourcing/contract project
- $3.0 Million (USD) Savings identified and Major
Risk Exposures Eliminated through a 360 supply management efficiency
review performed for a Top 5 Global Consumer Goods Producer (in a complex
spend category). A previously-unknown supply chain risk exposure was
identified for this enterprise, related to their acquisition of two
ingredients for which they rank as either the first or second largest
purchaser in North America.
- $9.0 Million (CDN) in Savings Identified, training
conducted, and sourcing programs initiated for a Canadian Energy Utility.
Other services included contract template design, technology tool
(eProcurement & Spend Analysis) selection, policy & procedure
revisions, procurement and materials management departmental re-design,
- $1 Million (USD) in Term Savings negotiated with
a major ERP software installation, license, and maintenance provider on
behalf of a county governmental client.
- $400 Thousand (USD) in Savings identified
through a condensed 360 supply management efficiency review of the
world’s largest producer of sushi rolls.
- Supply Chain Staff Augmentation services provided
to many clients, including Top 10 giants in the Technology, Automotive,
Property Management, Health Care and Financial Services sectors.
- Supply Management Experts provided to major consulting
firms to enable them to support more than a dozen sourcing and supply chain
enhancement projects for key domestic and global clients. Note: On average,
these consultancies charged their own clients 4x to 5x what they paid to
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