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.
Recentes has done a recovery for us: the team has looked for missed revenues from the past. In addition to achieving a good financial result, the Recentes team also made a number of recommendations to improve our business operations. We are happy with the result!
Martijn SwaanenburgHead of business control Commerce & MarketingPlus Retail
An extremely risky situation
Industry, Retail, Wholesale
We encounter risky situations among a number of our clients, when it comes to safeguarding contracts and other agreements with suppliers. Recentes has the know-how to propose and implement improvement measures. Risk reduction and extra grip on revenue are vital factors for any (purchasing) organisation.
We encounter risky situations among a number of our clients, when it comes to safeguarding contracts and other agreements with suppliers.
Not all contracts with suppliers are agreed annually; some contracts are more than 10 years old
Contracts are free-form, therefore resulting in frequent debate on their interpretation: definitions are lacking, the timing and method of settlement is unclear, the principles are ambiguous and preconditions overly vague
Contracts are disseminated throughout the organisation; each buyer can basically reach their own agreements and decide whether to register them. There is no authorisation procedure
Besides annual contracts, many additional agreements are made casually or per e-mail. Here too, there is no central