Strategic Sourcing

GEP is one of the leading providers of strategic sourcing services in the world. Every year, we help hundreds of organizations save billions in spend. Staffed by experienced category specialists, our sourcing teams get sustainable results fast – real results that improve the bottom line and create competitive advantage.

A proprietary mix of outstanding analytical and sourcing tools, talent and supporting infrastructure are positioned in regional offices and operations centers across the globe, so we hit the ground running to deliver value from Day One. 

  • More than 200 category experts on staff
  • Dedicated market intelligence and analytics teams
  • State-of-the-art analytical and sourcing tools
  • A rapidly increasing database of more than 35 million, global suppliers
  • A repository of best-practice methodologies, processes and specialized templates
  • Local teams in major markets across Europe, Asia and the Americas

Join market leaders like Kellogg’s, McCain Foods, L’Oreal, International Paper, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer and hundreds of other blue-chip companies in realizing measurable, hard-dollar savings, increasing spend under management and expanding your team’s strategic reach and effectiveness.

Innovation Unlocks Opportunity

For more than a dozen years, GEP has pioneered a holistic approach to spend management and strategic sourcing. 

We use techniques and tools that go far beyond unit price reduction to address deeper, often untapped opportunities for savings, including:

  • Spend Consolidation
  • Demand Management
  • Product Rationalization
  • Value Improvement
  • Should Cost Analysis
  • Operational Cost Reduction
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Low-cost Country Sourcing

Our delivery approach is flexible at its core. We configure solutions to suit your specific goals, ranging from multi-year programs to achieve specific savings targets, to short-term, category-specific engagements where you want to shore up in-house expertise. 

Blended Model Leverages Expertise Worldwide

While onsite, GEP staffers typically drive program management, engage functional stakeholders, support change management and ensure implementation. GEP offices and operations centers in major markets worldwide provide analytical horsepower, market intelligence and execution support.

Together taken, this model ensures good communication and engagement, delivers faster time-to-value and high return on investment.

Why GEP?

Some consultants deliver recommendations and reports – and call it a day. GEP delivers the savings it identifies, and that includes everything needed to achieve and support those targets – contracts, communications, change management, process and system upgrades.

In fact, GEP is the only leading global provider of procurement services and software focused exclusively on procurement. With offices and operations strategically distributed in major markets in Europe, Asia and the Americas, GEP is purpose-built to bring global expertise and global economics to bear on your most intractable challenges and most exciting opportunities. Whether it’s acumen, talent or tools, few competitors of any size can match the procurement capabilities of GEP. Don’t take our word for it – or the word of more than 200 category experts on staff. Around here, we say, Saving is Believing. Contact Us today and start saving.

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