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How to boost your supply chain network procurement value

Juni 29, 2022 10-Minuten Zeit


In brief


senior procurement executives


non-procurement executives

Elevate every decision with intelligent procurement

Setting new priorities, but not seeing them through

Slow progress and missed opportunities


of respondents said task-oriented innovations happen on a case-by-case basis when working with the ecosystem on innovation.


reported that procurement has a passive role in developing products and services; focused on current suppliers and only approaches new suppliers during market research for a sourcing exercise.


said procurement still pulls manual reports from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system on an as-needed basis to understand third-party spend.


said they have no defined inclusion and diversity playbook or policy.

Unlocking procurement’s potential

1. Financial

Deliver sustainable savings across pricing, consumption and inventory. Identify new opportunities to reinvest these savings across the business.

2. Talent

Give your people the tools, skills and confidence they need to unleash human ingenuity. Help prepare their place in the workforce of the future.

3. Experience

Provide engaging and seamless experiences for all stakeholders.

4. Inclusion & diversity

Accelerate responsible sourcing practices that consider factors such as diversity, ethics, labor practices and location to deliver long-term value.

5. Sustainability

Thread sustainability into procurement activities. Design for transparency, traceability, and circularity while supporting net-zero operations.

6. Risk

Create sustainable operations and supplier ecosystems. Earn stakeholders’ trust and gain the license to operate, grow and innovate.

The value-creation journey never ends

About the Authors

Ramon Colomina

Managing Director – Strategy & Consulting, Supply Chain & Operations, Sourcing and Procurement Global Lead

Kristin Ruehle

Managing Director, Procurement Managed Services, Global Lead


Managing Director – Strategy & Consulting, Supply Chain & Operations, Sustainability, Sourcing and Procurement Lead, EMEA


Senior Principal – Strategy & Consulting, Supply Chain & Operations, Supply Chain and Sustainability Strategy

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