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January 2017

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world’s foremost independent charity dedicated to cancer awareness, research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Working collaboratively with scientists, the medical profession, international research institutes, patients and government bodies, and raising awareness through numerous fundraising projects, it has developed ground-breaking scientific research that has helped to save hundreds of thousands of lives […]

McDonald’s Procurement – Digital Transformation

Case Study: McDonald’s

The web portal created to optimize the procurement process manages the entire relationship online, from selection to negotiation. Reactions to the initiative have been very positive: by registering with the portal, suppliers can see straight away what sort of requests they can expect in the world of McDonald’s and obtain all the information […]

August 2016

Coni, Online Procurement and Contracting for Total Transparency

The Purchasing Office of Coni Servizi (part of the operating company of the Italian National Olympic Committee’s activities) has been using a digital platform to manage the supplier registry, tenders and contracts for projects including major construction works. This step increases efficiency and traceability, security and transparency in compliance with public administration contracting rules, which are […]

June 2016

Taking eSourcing to the Next Level | Ardent Partners & BravoSolution

“Sourcing teams that leverage sourcing optimization generate savings rates that are on average 10% higher.”

Andrew Bartolini discusses the key strategies and approaches that leading teams have used to drive their e-Sourcing programs to the next level.

January 2016

Crossrail

Case Study: Crossrail

Crossrail is one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK and is currently the largest construction project in Europe.

The numbers involved are testimony to its size and complexity: 10,000 people working across 40 sites; a route running over 100km, 42km of new twin-bore tunnels requiring 250,000 tunnel segments of […]

The Post Office

Case Study: The Post Office

The Post Office provides a wide range of products and services to the public. Through its UK-wide network of more than 11,000 post office branches, Post Office provides a local service to communities, including mail services, banking services, savings products, telephony, insurance and financial services, and bill payments.

The Requirement: To set up […]

Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru

Case Study: Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru

The promotion and support of excellence in social services in Wales has for many years been the agenda of the Welsh Government. When the Social Services Improvement Agency (SSIA) was set up in 2006 it developed an Accord which placed effective commissioning at the heart of delivering sustainable social services.

The […]

Westminster City Council

Case Study: Westminster City Council

In 2010 Westminster City Council, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea planned to combine specific areas of service delivery in response to financial pressures facing local government.

The challenge: To create one e-procurement platform that could accommodate the widespread outsourcing of combined services for multiple local authorities.

Spend Analysis & Benchmarking – NHS

Case Study: Improving collaboration, insight and influence with analytics and benchmarking

‘We are enabling procurement professionals with new intelligence for their organisation. The value being delivered is that it helps us step beyond a traditional NHS procurement role and enables us to improve our influence with senior stakeholders as well as increase our leverage with our supply […]

January 2016

Hanover Housing

Case Study: Hanover Housing

Hanover is one of the UK’s leading providers of affordable housing and services for the over 55s. Founded in 1963, it manages approximately 19,000 properties in over 600 locations.

The sourcing challenge: While Hanover’s investment in housing and services for the over 55’s was good news for the aging population, the organization’s quick growth caused […]