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Outsourcing procurement services can save a company both time and money, allowing them to focus on the main thrust of their business. By outsourcing procurement, you are tapping into a pool of experts who can help you improve efficiency and overall performance.
Because of the vast resources of procurement service providers, they have access to the lowest cost products and are always aware of changing costs. Companies like Os2 make it their job to find the absolute lowest cost for their clients. The ways that outsourcing procurement services can lower costs can be summarized with three pillars:
- Projected savings: using an outside company with access to wholesale prices, allows for more steady, lower prices that you'd find on your own. This enables companies to project what kind of savings they can expect over a longer period of time.
- Reduce overhead: You don't have to employ and train employees to learn how to manage this department, reducing your overhead.
- Efficiencies: using and outside company who is experts in this field is far more efficient and allows your employees to focus on revenue driving tasks.
Outsourcing procurement activities can increase operational efficiencies by allowing employees to focus on core processes that bring in revenue. Instead of dealing with operational tasks, Os2 can take care of those aspects and free up time for your employees to focus on their job. This in turn will help the business move forward. It also frees up time that would otherwise be spent training people in parts and equipment procurement because Os2 is already full of experts in the field. It can help support day to day buying by helping to process purchase order numbers and driving compliance to preferred suppliers.
Turning to an outside company for assistance with procurement also allows for greater flexibility to meet the company's changing needs. If a company starts going through rapid growth and needs additional procurement services or products, those additional resources are easily at your disposal. Instead of having to hire and train more team members, you can just contact Os2 and let us know of the changes. And because we provide a fixed price per line item, you won't see a huge cost increase.
The benefit of having a dedicated, trained and focused company like Os2 on your side for procurement cannot be reiterated enough. Our teams are working non-stop to stay on top of the latest trends and pricing to ensure that you're getting the best products at the lowest prices. We also offer customizable and comprehensive solutions to best suit your needs. Os2 has a combined experience of 60 years of functional purchasing experience from multiple clients and over 70,000 contracts for parts shipped. It is hard for enterprise teams to match this level of experience and expertise.
Savings and Compliance Tracking
It is absolutely crucial to keep track of savings and compliance, which is a time-consuming and often challenging task. With hundreds of categories to keep track of and often limited visibility into contract compliance, and little control over end-user behavior, it can be easy to miss out on savings when purchasing parts and equipment. If you can't measure it and you can't control it, you don't know what is working and what isn't. Os2 helps to track projected savings against actual ones so that you have a clear picture of how much you are saving. We also measure non-compliance drivers to reduce maverick buying. Having full visibility into spend categories and procurement processes allows for a more insightful and actionable performance tracking system. This also allows you to measure deviation from identified savings and figure out root-causes for non-compliance, which will help offset future problems.
All the above will help ensure the satisfaction of your stakeholders. There is nothing they like to see more than an efficient use of time and money that helps bring in additional revenue. Not only will outsourcing procurement save both time and money, but with the careful tracking you can see exactly how much money is being saved, and keep track of compliance from start to finish. This gives you some hard data to show to stakeholders and provides clarity for everyone involved.
As you can see, there are many benefits to outsourcing the procurement of your parts and equipment. While saving money is generally the biggest concern for a company, it can also come with all of the added benefits detailed above. By using a company like Os2 you can rest assured knowing you are in the hands of experts who will work tirelessly with you so that you can focus on the core of your business.