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.
A leading retailer is to implement a new ERP system, which will have major consequences for those processes that place purchase orders with suppliers. From now on, the purchasing volumes will be more or less automatically calculated instead of being determined off the balance sheet.
This major intervention in the ordering processes may deprive retailers of great advantages, due to them no longer being able to buy stock at discounted prices. This system is referred to as “forward buying”: purchases made at discounted prices are partially sold at regular prices, thus generating extra margin.
The client requires assistance in calculating the old versus the new [...]