You can’t make good decisions with bad data. The basis of all fact-based procurement work is a Spend analysis that answers the questions; who is buying? what do we buy? where and with whom are we buying? PIR will support your organization in turning the messy data into tangible opportunities with a proven spend analysis process.
We use our value lever tree to conduct a detailed analysis of each category to identify and verify savings potential. We use a proven workshop methodology where key stakeholders, category owners and PIR’s category experts gets together in a structured process to work through each category and challenge existing ways of working to generate cost savings initiatives. When this is done a savings initiative plan is created to realize identified savings.
PIR’s strategic sourcing process is constructed to establish supplier contracts that reduce cost, add value and mitigates risks. Our skilled consultants will work together with your organization to evaluate the potential in all supplier contracts.
We will work with your team to define the demand and provide our input to the market analysis to be able to choose a sourcing strategy using our proven category knowledge, benchmarks and well proven negotiation strategies. We will also provide continues transparent and follow-up of savings in scope and generated by using tools and a proven measuring method for following savings in five confidence levels from ide to bottom line effect.
Optimizing cost is not only done through lengthy RFP processes. PIR has over the years successfully re-negotiated mid-term contracts with improved pricing, better terms & conditions or a combination of both through its Speed Sourcing process. The impact is immediate giving the customer quick wins often within current fiscal year. Having perfected the Speed Sourcing process over the years and with PIR’s own legal team to support most contracts in scope are re-negotiated and updated after just one session with each vendor making it a valuable and efficient part of many cost optimization projects.