Development of material group strategy

Baseline situation

  • A predominantly operative procurement department
  • Responsibility for material groups is not uniformly defined
  • The cost of materials ratio is well above the industry average

Project order

  • Definition of a company-wide material group strategy
  • Development of measures for the implementation of the material group strategy
  • Controlling of measures and measurement of results

Outcome

  • Ensuring the competitiveness of the procurement department by realizing savings
  • Consistent implementation of measures geared to material group strategy
  • Management and controlling of the measures through a central reporting system
  • Integration of new suppliers into the portfolio with simultaneous supplier reduction

Method

Vorgehensweise WGstr

Cooperation in the Project

  • Joint analysis and actual recording of the framework conditions
  • Definition of premises and goals
  • Detailed planning and implementation of measures
  • Joint coordination of interim project results in steering committees