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    Strategic 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. Commodity categories sourced include Temporary Personnel, Digital Copiers, Office Supplies, 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 labor.

  • $ 11.0 Million (CDN) in savings achieved on behalf of a major Canadian telecommunications firm. Commodity categories sourced include Technology, Switching Equipment, Office 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 procurement, designed a new supply management organization, and helped executive management to locate a well-qualified SVP to head up the new group.

  • $ 9.0 Million (USD) in savings achieved on behalf of one of the world’s largest producers of tires.  We helped to design a new supply management organization, revised the firm’s capital acquisition process, and sourced indirect spend areas.

  • $ 6.0 Million (CDN) in savings achieved on behalf of a Canadian long-distance carrier. Commodity categories sourced include Temporary Personnel, Creative Agency, Event Planning, 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 negotiation.

  • $ 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 categories sourced include Commercial Printing, Office Supplies, & Telecommunication Services. Other services provided include training, contract negotiations, & procurement process optimization.

  • $ 250 Thousand (USD) in savings achieved on behalf of a Nutritional Products manufacturer. Other services 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 a strategic sourcing project for Commercial Printing. Other services provided include 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, etc.

  • 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 re-design.

  • $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 leadership.

  • $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, and training.

  • $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 Strategic Procurement Solutions for these same skilled professionals...
 
     
   
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