OW Capability: Operations

Value Sourcing

We support our clients in every step of their procurement maturity development journey; from running across-the-board cost reduction programs that deliver immediate benefits and set the foundation of their legitimacy to leveraging procurement as a high-operating strategic asset capable of creating sustained competitive advantage.

Category and Supplier Excellence

  • Design of procurement categories strategies, optimization of  supplier relationship and supply risk management.
  • Best country sourcing, sourcing optimization through cost modelling and advanced analytics.

Demand and Specification Management

  • Delivery of high impact savings through in-depth understanding of the key spend drivers and their profiles.
  • Development of Demand Management methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Delivery of complexity reduction solutions, product cost down initiatives, and make-or-buy strategies.
  • Development of Open Innovation strategies and related operating models.

Fast Savings Generation

  • Advanced analytics and world class methods and tools to rapidly capture significant procurement savings from opportunities identification to business case delivery in P&L.

Digital Procurement

  • Capitalize on new cost performance levers driven by digital transformations.
  • Use big data and analytics to maximize the procurement lever.
  • Capitalize on new sourcing (intermediation platforms, sharing economy, programmatic media procurement).
  • Digitize procurement processes and collaboration.
  • Robotize sourcing tasks.