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US distribution & transportation company saves $2.5M on truck parts, maintenance, repair & servicing

Case Study: US distribution & transportation company saves $2.5M on truck parts, maintenance, repair & servicing. Client Leading US bulk distribution and transportation company Operates the largest dedicated bulk tank truck network in North America based on bulk service revenues Core carrier to Fortune 500 companies and provides services to each of the top…

The Open University implements category management to drive the stage of procurement improvement

Case Study: The Open University implements category management to drive the stage of procurement improvement. Client The Open University is the UK's largest university for part-time higher education. With Procurement at the OU already well developed. Category Management had been identified as the way to secure additional savings and efficiencies Approach The approach was…
Garden center

Garden retail chain identifies direct global sourcing for procurement and EBIT improvement

Case Study: Garden retail chain identifies direct global sourcing for procurement and EBIT improvement. Client Private equity owned garden retail chain looking to improve profit margin. Procurement already centralised and well-developed but with no direct global sourcing The project objective was to identify cost reduction opportunities by moving away from agents to direct global…
shopping center

Women’s fashion clothing retailer targets rapid profits through procurement

Case Study: Women's fashion clothing retailer targets rapid profits through procurement. Client Leading UK women’s high street fashion retailer with over 125 outlets in the UK, US and UAE. Private equity owner and new management team looking to reverse declining profitability. The project objective was to identify cost reduction opportunities through improved procurement. Approach…
Ambulances

Acute Trust saves £3.3M in 12 months through procurement cost reduction

Case Study: Acute Trust saves £3.3M in 12 months through procurement cost reduction. Client An NHS Trust employing 5,000 staff providing a range of acute and community based services to 380,000 people. Under financial pressure to improve financial position, commenced an ambitious initiative to drive a £3m reduction in non-pay expenditure Approach £55m targeted…

NHS Foundation Trust undertakes strategic review to build a complete roadmap for procurement transformation

Case Study: NHS Foundation Trust undertakes strategic review to build a complete roadmap for procurement transformation. Client NHS Foundation Trust providing acute care for over 400,000 people from two main hospitals and a range of specialist centres for x-ray, blood testing and cardiothoracic services. Recognising the value of excellent procurement, the objective was to…
Procurement Performance training

Training Needs Assessment drives procurement capability development programme

Case Study: Global manufacturer uses Procura Training Needs Assessment tool to define a procurement capability development programme and upskill the team.   Client Global manufacturer with sites across the US, Europe, Australia and India, with more than 200 procurement resources, working across over 20 business units. The Challenge Following an acquisition strategy combined with…

Procura launches sustainable procurement services to help clients achieve environmental & social objectives

Procura is pleased to offer clients a range of services that help them deliver their sustainability objectives. There is increasing pressure from consumers, staff, and investors for organisations to minimise their negative social, environmental and economic impacts. With a significant proportion of most organisations revenue re-spent through its supply chain, an organisation’s supply base…
route mapping

Process engineering company releases cash through improved materials planning & distribution

Case Study: Releasing cash through improved materials planning & distribution. How process visualisation and cross-functional problem-solving lowers working capital (as well as getting product to customers on time)!.   Client A Belgian Industrial Manufacturing business processing high volumes of coil product through a number of conversion processes into a range of customer requirements. The…

Optimising the cost of transportation in a rising market. Strategic sourcing drives 8% reduction

Case Study: Optimising the cost of transportation in a rising market. Strategic sourcing drives 8% reduction and significant consolidation of the supply base.   Client A European Industrial Manufacturing business with sites across Italy, France, BeNeLux and Eastern Europe that managed the inbound supply chain for raw materials as well as movement of finished…