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Procurement Strategy

Being successful in business requires the ability to take a longer view and set goals extending far beyond the current quarter’s profits. Just being in the game isn’t good enough. Global competition is fierce, productivity is flatlining, and boardroom expectations are continually intensifying. In procurement, the need for innovation is urgent and new digital technologies are redefining the “art of the possible.”

The route to long-term success? An effective and agile procurement strategy that can bring about end-to-end transformation.

At GEP, the industry’s best minds are achieving excellence by designing direct and indirect procurement strategies that propel procurement organizations forward on the maturity curve. We create plans that effectively reinvent your procurement operation, realign it to business objectives, extend your reach into the larger enterprise, and set you up for future success.

How We Create Winning Procurement Strategies

What distinguishes GEP’s procurement strategy services from those of other procurement strategy providers is our four-point approach. Whether it’s procurement sourcing strategy, procurement cost reduction strategy, or procurement buying channel strategy – this methodology has consistently helped us build successful strategic roadmaps for numerous leading companies across the globe. Here’s why our strategies work so well:

Higher Impact, Greater Value

GEP combines a sharp emphasis on procurement with a vast global footprint of top talent to create and execute lean procurement strategies for some of the world’s largest and best companies.


Lean Procurement is a strategic approach employing Six Sigma principles, aimed at streamlining and standardizing the overall procurement process to cut out unnecessary steps, reduce waste, and optimize time-cost value. It focusses primarily on improving supplier collaboration, spend efficiency, transparency and control.

Our team of professionals extends across every continent and every major economic market, including Brazil, Russia, India, China, Mexico, Continental Europe including Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. That's one more reason we offer more value than anyone else.

Unified Procurement Solutions for Success

Unlike many other procurement strategy companies, we go the extra mile to ensure that procurement’s impact far exceeds the sum of its parts. GEP clients benefit from our unified procurement solutions that effectively integrate strategy, services, and software for higher productivity gains and greater savings. This approach acts as an accelerator toward fulfillment of current business imperatives across all sectors:

  • To run leaner and meaner
  • To be agile and responsive to customers and stakeholders, and
  • To base strategic decision-making on data and analytics

A One-Stop Shop for Everything Procurement

GEP brings you the largest selection of procurement offerings, services and technology solutions on the planet. Our complete and comprehensive source-to-pay portfolio ensures that all your procurement needs are met with the industry’s highest possible standards, including:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supplier Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Spend Analysis
  • Contract and Transactions Management