Megatrends like circular economy, sustainability as well as catching customer expectations in seconds are strong drivers of change in procurement and increase its strategic influence and value contribution within a company.

It is a great opportunity for chief procurement officers to transform their operating model to become a facilitator within their companies by providing new automated services, spend intelligence, and an innovative supplier ecosystem.

BearingPoint service offerings are innovative, connected, digital, and with purpose.

Together with our clients, we develop the next level of the procurement operating model by leveraging digital technologies across the end-to-end Source-to-Pay value chain. Along with advanced analytics, we support to drive smarter, more strategic business decisions that contribute to growth and innovation.

The next level of procurement is characterized by complete automation of operational tasks in Procure-to-Pay and a data-driven approach for Source-to-Contract by also considering new innovative business models together with the supplier ecosystem.

We develop targeted approaches for our clients to meet their requirements through this exciting business transformation journey:

Digital maturity assessment

Assess your digital maturity with the help of process mining to define a value-driven digital roadmap with the target to achieve the next level of sourcing and procurement. A quick assessment can be found here.

Next level operating model

Orchestrate a flexible and resilient procurement organization with the help of buying channels, agile operating model components, and business model innovation to transform procurement to the next level.

Data driven and automated source-to-pay

Achieve a simplified and smart end-to-end source-to-pay process and easy to use purchasing tools to leverage robotic process automation (RPA) and data-driven artificial intelligence support for better business decisions.

Seamless collaboration in the supply network

Leverage digital enablers of cloud platforms like SAP Digital Supply Network, Coupa, Jaggaer and NHD AES/32 to work seamlessly with your suppliers and share demand forecasts, manage RfPs, and exchange POs and make invoicing more automated. Comengy is a collaboration with one of the best-in-class contractor management system (NHD AES/32), utilizing enhanced SAP integration features and global implementation & support services from BearingPoint.

Crowd sourcing of services

Discover how to integrate the external workforce, services, and relevant crowd providers effectively in your end-to-end source-to-pay process to achieve flexible workforce management.

Intelligence spend management

Primary focus on strategic components of category planning and sourcing decisions for ranges, products, and components enhanced with external market intelligence to define and track smart savings by also considering KPIs for performance management.

Business partner innovation and management

Innovate with your supplier ecosystem to reduce time to market. Supplier ecosystem management covers all aspects of improvement throughout the purchasing cycle including supplier mix, new suppliers/start-ups, supplier development, supplier performance measurement by also considering master data and market intelligence services to improve performance, reduce risk, and drive alignment with company targets.

Purpose-driven and responsible purchasing

Learn and develop how purchasing should support and drive more sustainable business models by leveraging leading practices of the circular economy by also reducing the carbon footprint in the supplier portfolio.

Our strong alliance network with SAP Ariba, Coupa, and Jaggaer helps us to advise on technology trends, IT- architecture, and IT-Design by also having implementation and global rollout capabilities.

All these trends impact the value chain of every industry, urging procurement organizations to adapt, transform and increase attention on the growing complexity of supplier networks, continuously assessing risks and scouting for innovations.

Perform your quick assessment to benchmark your digital maturity with your peers or get in contact now to discuss how BearingPoint could help you.

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