About the client
One of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. Employ about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.
Due to the personnel changes, the client needed support in the purchasing department and was looking for an experienced consultant who would smoothly take over some tasks related to the conducting of procurement projects.
What we did
Within 2 weeks, we provided the client with an experienced purchasing specialist. As part of the service provided, our consultant performed the following tasks:
- Comprehensively managing purchasing processes
- Establishing contacts with suppliers, acquiring and verifying market offers
- Conducting negotiations with suppliers
- Monitoring deliveries
- Thanks to the support of Sii, as well as the quick onboarding of the specialist by Sii, the client was able to maintain the smooth operation of the purchasing area
- The client had time to recruit employees to the purchasing department
- Experience and skills of Sii’s consultant allowed the reduction of the purchasing costs by approx. 20%
- Optimization of purchasing processes in the organization.