Breaking free to break through

Make procurement your value powerhouse by creating a digital procurement organization that drives growth while getting the basics right.

The impact of change

We help leaders across Finance, Supply Chain and Procurement turn procurement from an untapped strategic asset into a source of competitive advantage.

Deliver durable cost savings

Achieve cost savings across pricing, consumption and inventory while identifying new opportunities to reinvest these savings across the business.

  • 10-15% sourcing savings across direct and indirect spend
  • 15+% SG&A Reduction
  • 3-5% COGS Reduction

Improve compliance and mitigate risk

Protect the enterprise by working with qualified, responsible suppliers and make the experience with procurement easy, so people want to do it.

  • Reduce risk of non-compliance
  • Reduce cost & reputational risk due to poor quality
  • Spend optimization of 0.5%-3%

Make better business decisions

Go beyond managing spend to unleashing real-time insights and intelligence to make more informed decisions and connect all enterprise functions—multiplying value while lowering risk.​

  • Scale vision by combining intelligent technologies and procurement talent
  • Centralize procurement process, tools and systems
  • Tap into advanced technologies, such as AI

Build a responsible future

Thread sustainability into procurement activities—ensuring a responsible supply chain, designing for circularity and supporting net-zero operations—in line with cost and business needs.

  • Responsible sourcing practices
  • Drive resource efficient business models & ecosystems and achieve carbon neutral products, production & supply chains

Inspire the workforce

Give your people the tools, skills and confidence they need to excel in their jobs today and prepare their place in the workforce of the future.

  • Increased effectiveness of the team by leveraging market intelligence for decision making
  • Up to 40% in productivity
  • Right resource is tapped for the right task

Be ready for what’s next

Use end-to-end visibility of data insights to develop and deliver your long-term vision for procurement, continually innovating across people, process and technology to stay ahead of change.

  • >93% spend managed on average
  • Organizational agility to adapt and respond well to changing demands
  • Trust based supplier ecosystems

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Services that power change

We work with clients to design intelligent, digital source-to-pay solutions across direct and indirect spend. The solution is powered by SynOps.

Source-to-pay

Jumpstart your transformation by reshaping procurement end-to-end.

Source-to-contract

Maximize negotiated savings and value by optimizing category strategy, sourcing and contracting.

Procure-to-pay

Gain more control, minimize risk, capture savings, and increase efficiency by automating rec-to-order and invoice-to-pay.

Rapid sourcing

Realize savings quickly by tapping into our sourcing center of excellence.

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Tapping into procurement to unlock new value

Companies must grow in an environmentally sustainable and responsible way in an uncertain economy where shareholder, employee and customer expectations are shifting fast. The ripple effect of financial and operational impacts is creating an imperative—and an opportunity—to reset how things are done across the business to increase resilience. And procurement is no exception.

That’s why we help you embrace change and break free from the status quo, making procurement your value powerhouse by moving to an intelligent operating model, which we call closed loop spend management (CLSM).

CLSM uses SynOps to drive end-to-end transformation across indirect and direct spend to achieve breakthrough value, while enabling talent with new ways of working through the power of data, digital and AI.

A truly digital procurement organization enables topline growth while getting the basics right: delivering sustainable savings, reducing risk and supporting business growth.

ACCELERATE YOUR JOURNEY TO DIGITAL PROCUREMENT

Case studies

How Accenture SynOps is transforming source-to-pay for a global beauty leader.

Helping a global medical technology leader reinvent procure-to-pay.

Intelligence, data and human ingenuity quench a multinational beverage company’s thirst for growth.

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Recognizing the power of change

Accenture is recognized as the leading Sourcing & Procurement company by Everest Group, HfS Research, and IDC; and received multiple SAP Ariba awards, including the Pinnacle award.

Ideas that make an impact

Insights from our Intelligent Operations Blog.

Getting to "Net Zero" is a big gain for CPOs

Accenture's blog explains how procurement decisions can drive sustainability efforts and help organizations reach Net Zero in supply chain emissions.

What Everest Group’s 2020 Procurement PEAK MATRIX™ means to you

Accenture named a leader in market impact and vision and capability in procurement outsourcing services by Everest Group in 2020.

People + Digital = A value multiplier for procurement

Accenture blog explains how people and digital tools produce value in procurement.

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