Procurement

Our procurement practice excels in delivering strategic sourcing and supplier management solutions, driven by years of industry expertise and cutting-edge analytics.

We utilize a comprehensive approach to gain stakeholder alignment, provide category-specific insights and implement robust sourcing strategies. By employing a total cost approach, we help clients quickly achieve sustainable cost reductions.

SPEND ASSESSMENT

Illuminating Procurement Opportunities

Our process begins with a thorough assessment, enabling us to prioritize strategies and uncover vital connections across categories, enhancing your sourcing approach. With our detailed analysis, we provide valuable insights that empower you to save costs, streamline procurement, and allocate resources efficiently.

OUR SERVICES

Spend Assessment

  • Collect Spend Data, Segment into Relevant Categories, Determine Addressable Spend and Engagement Frequency.

Opportunity Identification

  • Cross functional interviews, internal and customer driven qualification requirements.

Current State

  • Sourcing strategy, supplier relationships and single sourced.

Roadmap

  • Identify value potential from big ticket items to tail spend.

STRATEGIC SOURCING SOLUTIONS

Driving Procurement Excellence

We excel in boosting procurement value through strategic sourcing, harnessing spend analytics, pinpointing category opportunities, and spearheading sourcing initiatives. By customizing proven strategies to your goals, we employ a total cost approach to amplify savings and enhance stakeholder satisfaction.

OUR SERVICES

Spend Analytics and Pipeline Development

  • High impact categories, opportunity ranking, sourcing and savings execution plan.

Strategy Development

  • Determine engagement approach and engage stakeholders early, enabling accelerated results and economic leadership.

Commercial Engagement

  • Pandemic Driven Inflation Clawback, Competitive Market Disruption, Multi-tier Engagement and Shared Cost Reduction.

Change Management & Implementation

  • Aligned execution of sourcing strategies.

SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Fostering Innovation and Enhancing Value

We thrive in assisting clients with supplier development, customizing management programs, and fostering innovation-centric relationships. Our services encompass strategic insights, assessments, and skill development to optimize value. Developing suppliers aimed at providing competitive solutions, global responsiveness, strategic alignment, and high quality.

OUR SERVICES

Supplier Framework

  • Design customized approach aligning with your business objectives to drive value and efficiency.

End-to-end supplier management expertise

  • From strategic planning to performance tracking, we offer comprehensive support across all facets of supplier management.

Trusted Partnerships

  • Ensure suppliers understand your business goals and work collaboratively to achieve them.

Risk Management

  • Identify and address potential risks to ensure supply chain stability.

CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

Collaborative Approach for Procurement Success

We collaborate with clients to evaluate the existing status of the category, design strategies to meet the unique needs of the organization and oversee their implementation with a plan for continued management. Projects range from focused topics within particular spending areas to the entirety of category management, ensuring comprehensive solutions tailored to each client’s needs.

OUR SERVICES

    Customized Strategy

    • Tailor category management to optimize procurement for cost efficiency, considering total value chain and market dynamics.

    Supplier Collaboration

    • Enhance supplier relationships to streamline sourcing processes and improve performance.

    Data-Driven Approach

    • Employ analytics to consolidate, standardize, and innovate category portfolios.

    CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

    Elevating Performance and Mitigating Risks

    We offer comprehensive contract management services designed to boost speed to market, mitigate supply chain disruptions, and maximize commercial value. We streamline processes and improve contract quality, enhancing visibility, compliance, and stakeholder satisfaction while reducing risk and increasing operational resilience.

    OUR SERVICES

    Authoring and Negotiation

    • Expert support in creating and negotiating contracts to meet evolving business needs.

    Administration Optimization

    • Streamlining approval processes and enhancing transparency.

    Risk and Compliance Management

    • Identifying and mitigating risks with maximum value, contract compliance, commodity index and lag optimization.

    Performance Management

    • Monitoring obligations and SLAs to enhance visibility, reduce value leakage and enable proactive contract management.

    ACQUISITION PARTNERSHIP

    Solutions for M&A Integration Success

    Delivering customized procurement solutions for acquisition targets. We specialize in identifying synergies within mergers and acquisitions, enhancing cost efficiencies and operational performance, ensuring seamless integration, and maximizing value generation for our clients.

    OUR SERVICES

    Due Diligence Support

    • Comprehensive due diligence support, synergy identification, procurement strategy review, supplier and contract assessment.

    Post-Acquisition Integration

    • Facilitate seamless integration of procurement functions post acquisition, leveraging expertise to align processes, negotiate contracts, and capitalize on synergies for enhanced performance and value creation.

    All Capabilities

    We bring the expertise, experience, and energy necessary to tackle whatever challenges our partner companies may be facing, working hands-on with each team to generate measurable value through defined solutions and Continuous Improvement opportunities.

    Lean Six Sigma Training

    Meaningful employee engagement relies on adequate training. We help boost confidence and maximize performance through industry-standard Lean Six Sigma trainings, offering belts at all levels—from White Belt to Master Black Belt.

    Leadership Coaching

    Drawing on industry experience and domain intelligence, we offer strategic advice and leadership coaching to strengthen company culture and performance at all levels.

    Change Management

    Keep up with the rapid change of a quickly growing business and the ever advancing technology of our time. We facilitate multilevel conversations and trainings to ensure smooth, sustainable change in the face of company-wide challenges.

    Innovation & Design Thinking

    Become faster, more flexible, and better connected to your customers. We help teams innovate new ways of working in pursuit of adaptability that will both enhance the customer experience and enrich company culture.

    Quality & Risk Management

    Compliance and quality issues quickly lead to financial loss. Employing the SCRUM framework, we help our clients identify areas of risk and reduce risk potential through a budget-considerate lens.

    Logistics & Distribution Optimization

    When production time is increasing and production value decreasing, waste is often at the core. Using Lean principles, we target opportunities for waste elimination to maximize efficiency across distribution.

    Inventory Management

    Improve your inventory-to-sale ratio. Through a tailored application of industry-standard models, we help product-focused companies optimize planning, purchasing, and all aspects of inventory management.

    Supply Chain Forecasting

    The supply chain is directly subject to so many of the world’s disruptions. We help teams build resilience and navigate the wide ranging options to forecast stable supplies, while balancing delivery time, cost, and quality.

    Big Data Analytics

    We help companies turn meaningless data into meaningful stories that generate smarter decisions at all levels of management.

    Performance Metrics

    We help leaders to identify where they are winning or losing daily, weekly, and monthly by defining standard metrics for performance evaluation; and to put structures in place for responding to benchmark evaluations.

    Leverage your collective brain power. Through the strategic facilitation of focus groups and hands-on application, we help teams build, test, and refine process solutions that realize a quick yet sustainable return on investment.

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    TELEPHONE

    +1.770.298.2631

    FAX

    +1.416.369.0515

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    Adonis Partners
    18 King Street East, Suite 1400
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5C 1C4