Kinetic Driver

Intelligent Spend

Target 2-8% of recurring indirect spend savings with improved insights and controls.

Representative Outcomes

Reduce indirect spend up to 8%.
Target 20-30% reduction in inventory footprint and optimal contract compliance.
Identify working capital improvement scenarios ranging up to 10%.
Target 75%+ of catalogue-driven spend.

Overview

With an ever-increasing focus on cash flow, organizations are always looking to reduce indirect spend. This is particularly true as pressure to accelerate and realize savings from strategic sourcing also increases. Constraints created by hiring freezes and voluntary buyout programs have created gaps in talent, know-how and capabilities.

Highlights

  • Artificial Intelligence: Begin to proactively assess opportunities, identify savings levers, define targets, and develop category workplans and roles for execution
  • Market research: Assess external supply markets, identify and qualify potential suppliers to fulfill defined internal requirements
  • Spend analytics: Intelligently analyze spend behavior using real-time dashboards that help drive contract compliance, reduce spend leakage, and support better contract negotiations
  • eRFx execution: Develop and score RFIs, and prepare RFPs for selected vendors

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