GEP’s operations in Europe are strong and growing rapidly. Over the past decade, we’ve brought together top talent from leading global enterprises, consultancies and technology providers into a dedicated European team that supports clients’ procurement requirements across the continent.
With regional offices and operations centers in London, Prague and Dublin — and embedded personnel onsite with clients across Europe — we provide a complete portfolio of procurement services and software – including spend analysis, strategic sourcing and sourcing support, category and tail spend management, procurement outsourcing and one of the industry’s leading eProcurement platforms.
Using GEP’s innovative GRID™ delivery model, we’re able to leverage global operations centers all over the world to rapidly boost scale, and access analytical and operational support in a completely transparent and seamless way.
Today, GEP has a burgeoning blue-chip European customer base – including market leaders like, GSK and Ahlstrom. Our proven ability to navigate the particular realities of the local and regional market enables us to deliver significant savings for our clients.
Different currencies, languages, regulatory environments, supply markets, and corporate cultures … there are a number of challenges to doing business in Europe. Fragmented spend, along with decentralized decision making, make procurement optimization a complex task requiring powerful analytical and change management capabilities. GEP deploys a team of experienced and passionate European procurement professionals to meet the needs of our European clients and deliver realized savings to the bottom line.
Among leading multinational firms, GEP is the only company to provide a full range of procurement services and software, focused exclusively on procurement. Global at our core, we integrated best-practice methodologies learned in complex engagement across Europe and the world, with powerful cloud-based software tools. From our hubs in London, Prague and Dublin, we provide major European firms with support in a range of European languages across all of our service lines.
Europe - Offices & Delivery Centers
Our European teams bring deep, region-specific procurement experience to deliver a compelling return on investment from your procurement programs:
- European Category Expertise: Indirect and direct European category expertise and a focus on reducing the total cost of ownership of the goods and services you source
- Ensuring Savings Hit Your Bottom Line: Compliance checking tools and procedures to ensure identified savings are ultimately realized
- Effective Change Management: Local consulting teams with a strong focus on change management to ensure savings are implemented
- The Right Tools: GEP’s own Gartner-rated, cloud-based sourcing and procurement platform SMART by GEP®, boosts the effectiveness of our strategic sourcing engagements
- Global/Regional Integrated Delivery (GRID™ ) Model: Ability to tap global offices and operations centers to support your programs
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The case for procurement outsourcing is clear — improve and standardize business processes, free up buyers' time to focus on category strategy, gain access to cheaper goods and services, reduce the cost of transaction processing and mitigate supplier and contractual risk.
GEP’s global footprint, deep functional expertise in procurement and outsourcing experience makes it the right partner for procurement outsourcing. Our end-to-end, source to pay procurement solutions are configurable to your organization’s specific requirements, providing transformational efficiencies and savings that move the needle.
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GEP is a true innovator in the development and application of procurement technologies to support company savings programs and supplier management initiatives.
SMART by GEP, our cloud-based, end-to-end procurement suite has been built to support all key stages of the procurement process: from demand management and planning through contract implementation and onto supplier management and performance tracking. Our European customer base uses our solutions to enable collaboration across countries and business units and drive standardization of business processes, where appropriate.
The GEP Europe team is also a major user of our procurement suite. Our consultants use SMART by GEP's spend analysis and RFx / auction tools to support our strategic sourcing engagements, and our delivery teams use SMART by GEP’s contract management functionality and other capabilities to support operational activities.
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