Consulting

CONSULTING EXPERTISE…

We are supply chain professionals who have a passion for the success of our clients. We understand the benefits that the right people, processes and technologies can bring to an organization’s bottom line. We firmly believe that Procurement and Supply Chain Management are key drivers to deliver results leading to greater profitability and process improvement.

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We deliver an exceptional customer experience by listening to the needs of the business and the voice of the customer (internal and external). We assist our clients in building solid relationships with their supply base and with their internal stakeholders using the proper engagement models, collaboration and win-win strategies. We are Servant Leaders and Trusted Advisors!

SELECT RECENT SUCCESSES…

  • Global Procurement Organization Assessment – Comprehensive look at talent of over 100 professionals
  • Organizational design and position description developed for a Fortune 100 Consumer Goods company
  • Several Interim Placements – several functional areas
  • Recruitment of a Finance Director for a manufacturing company
  • Recruitment of a Commercial Sales Director for a custom manufacturing company
  • Developed and negotiated a global lab supplies strategy for a Pharma company that delivered $43 million in hard cost savings and $17 million in value capture
  • Served as PMO (Project Management Office) for a global Procurement integration program – 12 consultants and over $3 billion in spend
  • Developed and negotiated a North American MRO strategy reducing costs by $3.7 million and improved efficiency by 30%
  • Recruitment of a Sr. Consultants for a large scale consultancy in Chicago
  • Recruitment of a Sr. Category Manager for a large Pharma company

We are a cutting edge global Supply Chain Consulting firm providing management consulting advise on complex sourcing decisions. We use proven best-in-class training methodologies designed to gain a competitive advantage year over year.

We design training programs, tools and templates that are either customized or standardized based on your needs. These tools provide the foundation for strategic decision making now and in the future through the development of a collaborative, value driven sustainable process while future proofing your supply chain.

“You made an impact here, and I appreciate your contributions towards the significant win with our new contract. We wouldn’t have gotten to where we did without you!” CPO, Global Pharma company – December 2014

From strategic sourcing to outcomes management, we can assist with the entire sourcing lifecycle.

Wisely, in these challenging times, leading organizations are looking to procurement to assist them in making intelligent business decisions and executing new business strategies.

“Meri and her team offer cutting edge expertise on procurement tools, implementation techniques and strategies, and training. Her knowledge, dependability and open minded approach helped us realize our organizational goals and gave credibility to our team. Definitely a great value in today’s market”. Government Team Leader – November 2013

We assist organizations with using procurement strategically!  Specific services related to procurement activities include but are not limited to:

  • Spend analysis and savings opportunity identification
  • Sourcing strategy, including in-source / co-source / outsource strategies and GPO’s
  • Negotiation strategies
  • Non-traditional and SG&A (e.g., legal, marketing, benefits, capital, etc.)
  • Performance metrics and management systems design

We also recognize how the organizational infrastructure of a Procurement team can contribute to the strategic goals of an organization. We offer the following services to support these efforts:

  • Interim Support – short term & long term (all levels)
  • RFx Support
  • Organization Design
  • Coaching & Staff development
  • Procurement process, policy design and analysis
  • Organizational Planning
  • Procurement function skills assessment
  • M & A procurement integration support and divestiture planning
  • Private Equity Due Diligence
  • Contract negotiation strategy & support, management and implementation
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Talent Acquisition and Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Risk Assessment
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Staff Augmentation
  • Project Management
  • Contract Translation (English / French)
  • Internal Consulting
  • Sales Training (other side of the table)
  • Financial Analysis

“Our results exceeded our expectations! We are very pleased with the level of internal stakeholder engagement that we achieved and know this will be the key to our success – thank you for mapping out a sustainable value driven plan for our future”. CPO, Global Pharma company – July 2013

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