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Supply Chain Procurement and Consultancy

Bisham Consulting are experts Supply Chain Procurement. We evaluate procurement strategies, processes and models which maximise the contract value.

Supply chain procurement and how we can help.

Bisham’s strategic and tactical supply chain procurement experience is vast. Our expertise in Retail, Manufacturing, Wholesale, 3PL and 4P is World Class. Our procurement and supply chain expertise will enable your business to move to the next level.

  • Outsource all or part of your current business.
  • Renew outsourcing contracts through market testing.
  • Maximise the value of current contracts through collaborative working, or
  • Completing a procurement sector by sector review and analysis to increase value and reduce your costs.
  • Supply chain professionals with 30 years of experience in the industry.

So, in essence, a complete review of the overall supply chain process. As a result, Bisham’s consultants can provide those skilled resources that are essential to driving your business forward. We can significantly reduce costs, improve performance and give you a competitive advantage.

Taking your company to the next level.

  1. Are you planning or about to make a major change in your supply chain? Will this involve the outsourcing of major service elements of your business?
  2. Are you satisfied that your procurement element of the plan is robust? Have all the supply side risks been identified, mitigated and business continuity protected?
  3. is your procurement function robust? Do you believe that you could procure your goods and services for better value?
  4. Do you have the in-house skills to complete the necessary analysis? Understanding the huge number of transactions that make up the supply chain and putting that data into succinct business decisions is crucial.
Supply chain procurement

Service Elements of the Supply Chain.

  • We carry out a rapid Diagnostic Check of existing arrangements. We look at the current supply efficiency as well as outsourcing plan assessment. Here are some of the elements we take into account.
    • What is the current strategy, why and what is changing?
    • For Procurement sectors, we look at the supply arrangements, what stocks are held. We also check what the KPIs are measuring and how that helps performance?
    • Are appropriately experienced resources in place to manage the procurement or outsourcing and the necessary changes?
    • So has a detailed risk assessment of the current procurement arrangements been made?
  • Outsourcing Planning is a vital part of our strategy.
    • Help with finding and qualifying additional suppliers.
    • Assistance in structuring the overall project timings and work-streams.
    • Build consistent data requirements for suppliers to evaluate and for you to evaluate their responses.
    • Build the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation.
    • Agreements to evaluating the ITT responses.
  • Procurement Reviews and Strategic Sourcing.
    • Review your current procurement supply chain.
    • Help with finding and qualifying additional suppliers.
    • Perform market testing of current contract terms.
    • Assess the risk of changing suppliers.
    • Work with the client to plan and manage any changes.
    • Assess the right levels of stock to hold so that we can achieve peak efficiency.
  • Risk Assessment.
    • Identification of additional risks caused by the changes.
    • Creation of strategies, plans and actions to eliminate or reduce risk factors.
  • Project management & Implementation.
    • Support for ITT and contract documentation
    • Project charter, project tracking, reporting tools & managing issue logs.
    • Chairing formal project reviews. We also run ‘Lesson learnt workshops’ so that we can build on the past.

The Benefits of Excellence in Supply Chain Procurement.

Bisham’s consultants have successfully completed many Supply Chain Procurement reviews covering a whole range of products and services. In our Outsourcing Reviews our clients have enjoyed the following benefits:

  • Open and honest external view of change risks.
    • The benefit of lessons learnt from the consultant’s previous projects. 30 years of experience goes a long way.
    • Neutral & independent risk assessment of existing plans.
  • Robust implementation plan where appropriate.
    • Professionally managed by a trained project manager.
    • Project governance structure and issue escalation.
    • Incorporation of a change management strategy.
  • Safe ‘Right First Time’ implementation of the business model.
    • Creating a safe route to the future state.
    • Minimizing project and operational risks.
    • Contingency planning to ensure unforeseen issues are dealt with quickly and effectively.