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Procurement Consulting

supply chain consulting

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procurement overall spend
and supply base
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Procurement Consulting

Today’s modern business environment has seen increased competition and there are many challenges brought by the procurement process. Developing saving opportunities is the cornerstone of all our efforts, but other areas such as increasing gross revenue, market intelligence, localizing material purchases, building strategic partnerships, minimizing risk, etc. are also key factors on which Kepler brings personalized expertise, enhanced by advanced practices, to each one of these elements.

 

As a global procurement consulting firm,KEPLER works with Fortune 500 companies to build and manage high performance procurement processes which increases organizational efficiency and cost savings.

 

KEPLER offers End-to-End procurement consulting with cutting-edge technology to help clients achieve their goals. 

Our Procurement consulting services includes:

  • Procurement Transformation
  • Oppurtunity Assessment
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Merger and Acquisiton Services
  • Supply Risk Management

Our Solutions

Alignment with the company’s strategic goals and with the various operational roadmaps (engineering, finance, sales, marketing, etc.) can bring new and greater efficiency to Procurement. Kepler has a unique model geared towards building sourcing strategies that incorporates the need for agility as well as long-term goals.

The strategic understanding of a particular region and the operational flexibility that comes with international development requires that Procurement develop a deep knowledge of its supply base and the local procurement practices. Relying on its network of worldwide offices, Kepler supports Procurement in its international planning / development goals.

Among the most underused levers in Procurement, SRM and its corollary – supplier development. This lever is crucial component necessary to drive improved supplier performance and to strengthening strategic axes such as innovation and international development. Kepler specializes in deploying programs across both areas, from strategic assessments to localized implementation. Deployment is supported by targeted training/coaching programs for relevant functions.

Negotiations with suppliers too often fail because of the following; weak arguments, unreliable or unavailable data, improper financial modeling and poor savings estimates, etc. As a result, Kepler has developed customized negotiations toolkits across multiple industry sectors. These toolkits are used as a learning mechanism that enhances the skills of procurement teams that can be reused during future negotiations.

Modeling procurement costs is more crucial than ever, not only in relation to suppliers but also internally as a means of making more sound / sustainable technical choices (e.g. Costed BOM’s). Kepler relies on its own should cost methodology and the software (‘EasyKost’) to solve these challenges.

A Customized Approach

Raising Awareness and Perfecting Knowledge Transfer

Our teams consistently focus on knowledge transfer. We create and deploy programs for specific training in our various fields of expertise. Our approach to training ensures that the methods installed will align perfectly with the goals of the organization while also achieving value.

Structuring and Engaging

KEPLER consultants specialize in assessing challenges and mobilizing a aaround a robust, ambitious and operational performance plan. Our diagnostic programs are customized and based on known business and industry benchmarks to ensure success.

Acting and Fixing

We specialize in “tiger team” deployments. These focused sessions are operational and pragmatic, affording us the autonomy to unscramble core business dilemmas. Our priority with these sessions is to delivered a quick yet focused solution offering.

Mobilizing and Initiating Change

In order to structure and implement a proposed plan, we aim to mobilize the entire organization around a specific program with a common vision leading to change. In addition to deploying initiatives, we implement customized management systems to ensure continued success.

Our business cases speak for themselves.

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