It’s no secret that procurement transformation brings impressive returns on investment – increases in organizational efficiency and effectiveness, jumps in productivity, stronger and more strategic relationships with suppliers, and of course, substantial savings.
Consultants with GEP’s procurement advisory services group have helped dozens of leading global enterprises achieve ambitious objectives, helping restructure and revitalize enterprise teams with improved organization, processes and technology.
What if you could leverage the power of procurement transformation today and add no additional expense to your on-going cost of operations?
You can, with procurement outsourcing from GEP.
Our procurement outsourcing infrastructure operationalizes best practices from across industries, purpose-built on a continually improved, state-of-the-art layer of tools and technology.
On this solid foundation, we incorporate the process, industry and category expertise of hundreds of practicing procurement professionals, the hard-won insights of more than a dozen years of field operations, and the continuing input from our clients – some of the most sophisticated and demanding procurement leaders in global business today.
Infrastructure at Scale
GEP’s integrated procurement services reside on a solid infrastructure consisting of powerful technology, skilled talent, global operations, and industry and category expertise.
GEP is the only leading provider offering end-to-end procurement outsourcing, backed by a powerful proprietary set of technologies and tools – GEP Suite 5.0.
GEP Suite 5.0 is a comprehensive eProcurement platform that streamlines and automates the entire source-to-pay work flow, including spend analysis (GEP Spend), sourcing (GEP Rfx / GEP Auction), contract management (GEP Contract), supplier performance management (GEP Supplier) and procure-to-pay (GEP Purchase).
Extraordinary outcomes are achieved by extraordinary people. Time and again, our clients tell us that the passion, energy and commitment to results that GEP professionals demonstrate every day makes all the difference.
GEP scours the best schools Europe, Asia and the Americas for outstanding business talent. We attract many accomplished pros from top global enterprises, leading academic institutions and blue-chip consultancies. And while GEP people are diverse in background and experience, they are united by a passionate pursuit of excellence. We get results. Period.
GEP has pioneered a global operations model for delivering strategic sourcing and other high-value procurement services. With offices and operations centers across Europe, Asia and the Americas, we bring local market knowledge, global expertise and global economics to bear on your procurement objectives.
Using our unique GRID™ (Global Regional Integrated Delivery) operating model, we leverage the capabilities, unique knowledge and relationships of GEP employees around the world – whether located on a client site, a regional or local office, or a global operations center. Our delivery network is supported by best-in-class analytical tools, a rich knowledge base and an SME network around the globe to deliver consistently high value to our clients.
In procurement, expertise drives insight and insight drives value.
At GEP, we have hundreds of experienced category specialists in the field and many more in our extended SME network. Working with dedicated market intelligence and analytics teams, our sourcing teams manage more than $50 billion in spend for clients.
Their domain knowledge and subject matter expertise extends to hundreds of discrete categories of products and services across most direct and indirect, MRO and CAPEX categories. At the same time, they receive timely intelligence from local and regional teams on the ground, when and where they need it.
All this is backed by proprietary databases of suppliers, specs and transactional histories, as well as some of the most powerful, most effective analytical, sourcing and supplier performance management tools in the industry.
Learn more about category expertise at GEP.
Why GEP ?
In the real world, we’ve found that clients don’t have cookie-cutter issues, so we don’t use one when helping them meet their procurement objectives.
GEP provides clients a flexible set of procurement outsourcing options, custom configured to meet their specific needs.
From end-to-end procurement outsourcing to point solutions like category management, strategic sourcing and procurement operations, we get you more bang for your buck.
Time is Money
As companies seek to squeeze more profits in slow economic conditions, procurement has come to the forefront of the CXO agenda.
CFOs, and increasingly CEOs, are leaning on procurement to not only reduce costs, but to drive innovation, mitigate supply risks and fuel growth.
How quickly can you increase reach and impact?
Building capabilities in-house means adding skilled people, tools, processes and know-how. That takes time and money, spiking your operational expenses.
Or you could call GEP. Together, we’ll develop a blueprint to meet your strategic, operational and financial objectives. A blueprint tailored to your specific organization, its capabilities and culture.
Procurement outsourcing solutions from GEP deliver rapid results without adding significant fixed costs, infrastructure, people and all the attendant risks and headaches.
With GEP, you’ll Increase spend under management, boost overall productivity, enhance procurement’s strategic impact and save a lot of money in the process.
Join an impressive roster of industry leaders that will tell you that Saving is Believing . Contact us today.
A lot of companies say they’re client-centric. But they don’t act that way. There’s a lot of one-size-fits-all out there – whether it's scope, pricing, pace, package or terms.
In our experience, clients prefer solutions geared to their needs, not ours. So, we listen to your requirements and evaluate every situation on its own terms.
Over a dozen years of steady growth into a category leader has taught us that together we can create relationships that make sense and generate lasting value for all. You might say flexibility is in our DNA. Contact us at your convenience, of course.