We are business controllers, specialised in supplier conditions and sets of conditions. We apply our financial know-how to structurally improve your purchasing processes and results, rendering them manageable.
Two large Dutch retailers have decided to bundle their purchasing activities. A completely new organisation is to be established, which will negotiate with suppliers on behalf of the two parties. A new office, new automation system, new staff.
Stronger purchasing position
The purpose of the JBO (Joint Buying Operation) is to gain a stronger purchasing position, thus increasing the profitability of both formats and reinforcing their position versus the market leader.
Besides all the organisational aspects, a great deal of work needs to be done before establishing contact with suppliers. The information from the two formats must be harmonised. There must be insight into contracts, prices and conditions. This requires great IT [...]