Case Study:

SME Electronics manufacturer saves over £250k on components, packaging and logistics.

Client

Mid-size electronics manufacturer specialises in sub-contract electronics manufacturing and electronic components across four UK sites. Part of one of the world’s largest distributors and manufacturers of electronic components. Primary customers are Industrial, Aerospace, Military & Medical.

Approach

Initial Spend Analysis & Opportunity Assessment identified and planned a rapid programme of procurement cost reduction across all key component, logistics and packaging spend.

Strategic sourcing programme across 6 categories to deliver identified cost reduction.

Results

Sourcing strategies included re-negotiations with suppliers, full tender processes and service delivery improvementsChallenging environment as many components client-specified.

Total saving of >£250k delivered

 

Category ResultsSavings
Electronic Components2.7%
HT Services5.2%
Logistics9.1%
Metal Products4.1%
Packaging38.2%
IT Software, Hardware & Services6.6%

Consolidation of suppliers across all sites, using leverage of higher volume

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