Additional services include:
Organization assessment and staff training
Supply chain organization
and purchasing expertise are
key to achieving set goals and driving performance. We assess alignment and integration of the organization and recommend optimization for better effectiveness and improvement. We articulate services / functions to be performed in-house or by outside service providers. We establish a training framework
and conduct customized training sessions
to improve skills and competencies of current staff.
Performance measurement and monitoring
A stand alone version of our core service: Savings and tracking processes implementation. We review your organization’s supply chain processes and systems and compare them to Industry standards. We recommend data driven, user friendly and highly intuitive tracking processes to deliver fast and reliable data reconciliation. We develop metrics and scorecards to monitor negotiated deals and red flag discrepancies.
Audits and benchmarking
We assess the adequacy of internal controls (existence,
implementation) in the area of Supply Chain management. If appropriate, we implement policies, procedures and processes to carry out upgraded internal control activities. We identify breaches in contractual agreements generating savings for your company. We benchmark your existing Supply Chain practices with Industry standards and recommend action plans to reach or exceed standards levels.
Category and data management
We help identify and implement processes designed to yield increased sales and profits, increased productivity, improved efficiencies and enhanced negotiations with suppliers. These include:
- Bridging the gap between the Marketing / Merchandising and Purchasing functions of the company and your Suppliers
- Developing relationships based on collaboration, exchange of information and data and joint business building instead of the traditional adversarial relationship
- Recommending steps to protect your data integrity and consistency - we build reports to assist you in effectively managing, tracking and analyzing transaction data
Best practice implementation
Supply chain management is an increasingly complex task. Every day your Purchasing staff faces decisions with a significant impact on your business and your bottom line. Implementing Industry best practice is a business imperative in order to remain competitive. Whether it is Quality Assurance, Risk management, Change process, Controls and tracking, Planning, Compliance improvement, SKU reductions or
Globalization, you need to be at the top of your game. We can help you achieve Best in Class status.
As we collaborate and align OPTIMBUY expertise and your needs we will likely find additional ways to help you link your supply chain management with your organizations’ overall company strategy. For example, we can negotiate on your behalf some specific, complex and important contracts with targeted suppliers or we can research and source innovative services and products. What ever it takes, we are prepared to help you build the most effective solution.
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