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August 2017

CPG Manufacturer Achieves 5 to 10% Savings Across Multinational Organization

After a major reorganization, this CPG manufacturer and Fortune 500 company recognized that further drastic changes were required to better manage spend and drive purchasing efficiencies.

This company, like so many other massive, publicly-held multinational organizations, relied exclusively on manual systems and Excel spreadsheets, which resulted in a significant lack of accurate, real-time consistent data, office […]

Scottish Councils

South Ayrshire Council (SAC) and East Ayrshire Council (EAC) are two local authorities lying in the southwestern corner of Scotland. Each operates a centralised procurement function, responsible for supervising the strategic spend of up to £150 million annually on a wide range of goods, services and works, to deliver best value to the local community. […]

June 2017

Agfa Gevaert N.V.

Agfa-Gevaert NV is a Belgian multinational corporation that develops, manufactures and distributes a wide range of analogue and digital imaging products, systems and IT solutions.

In 2011, the CEO and Executive Management announced a company-wide improvement programme, which identified ‘Efficiency in Purchasing’ as one of the key work streams. In 2012, Agfa Purchasing as a Global […]

December 2016

Department for Work & Pensions

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) is the UK ministerial department responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. Faced with the challenge to effect a category management change programme to deliver process efficiency and savings for the Department, DWP selected BravoSolution’s BravoAdvantage platform to support it. […]

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK, the UK’s foremost independent charity dedicated to cancer, approached BravoSolution with a considerable challenge – to execute a change management programme and ensure rapid implementation of a full-suite, sourcing and contracting system from scratch. Partnering with BravoSolution’s experts, they were able to go live hitting all targets, on time and on budget. […]

June 2016

Scottish Government: Caley Construction

The Scottish Government has made considerable progress in standardising and simplifying the tender process for suppliers and particularly SMEs, which have communicated to the government over the years that they have found the process of bidding for public sector contracts time-consuming, expensive and sometimes prohibitive. […]

December 2015

Crossrail

Crossrail is one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK and is currently the largest construction project in Europe.

The numbers involved are testimony to its size and complexity:

10,000 people working across 40 sites
A route running over 100km
42km of new twin-bore tunnels requiring 250,000 tunnel segments of precast concrete.

This […]

The Post Office

The Post Office provides a wide range of products and services to the public. Through its UK-wide network of more than 11,000 post office branches, Post Office provides a local service to communities, including mail services, banking services, savings products, telephony, insurance and financial services, and bill payments.

With a ‘doing-more-for-less’ objective sweeping the public sector […]

Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru

The promotion and support of excellence in social services in Wales has for many years been the agenda of the Welsh Government. When the Social Services Improvement Agency (SSIA) was set up in 2006 it developed an Accord which placed effective commissioning at the heart of delivering sustainable social services.

Part of the SSIA, the Children’s […]

Westminster City Council

Case Study: Westminster City Council

In 2010 Westminster City Council, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea planned to combine specific areas of service delivery in response to financial pressures facing local government.

The challenge: To create one e-procurement platform that could accommodate the widespread outsourcing of combined services for multiple local authorities.

 

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