Supply Chain Management-Strategic Procurement

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Supply Chain Management-Strategic Procurement2019-05-21T16:22:19+00:00

Company Overview: Oil & Gas Field Equipment Company

Business Imperative

  • A cross-divisional organization infrastructure needs to be developed to continuously leverage enterprise-wide purchasing power
  • Little understanding existed in the company about potential options or “best practices” for Procurement organizational design.
  • The focus of purchasing was on task efficiency instead of overall process performance.

Scope & Approach

  • Conducted a high-level assessment of the procurement organization structure for this client.
  • Their goal is to reduce spend on lease/facility expenditures.

Results Achieved

  • Significant redesign opportunities within client’s purchasing were identified.
  • A centralized purchasing organizational model was created to enable the client to leverage purchasing power, information, and skills across divisions, to maintain a common, global process and to reduce excessive work duplication.