Case study

Procurement benefit assessment for a government client

Situation

A state government with a spend distributed across >20 agencies hired a consultancy to conduct procurement benefit assessment across top priority categories. Delivery Partners helped the consultancy identify savings, validate priority categories and identify main procurement themes.

Our work

  • Developed comprehensive spend category tree
  • Prepared and analyzed >50 interviews across the agencies covering top priority categories
  • Analyzed current situation and supply market dynamics to quantify a strategic sourcing opportunity and associated benefit estimate
  • Identified five key procurement themes seen as underlying drivers of procurement value extraction for the client

Results

  • Identified 7% annual savings during the assessment of top 20+ priority categories
  • Five key categories were validated in more detail
  • Five key themes have emerged for increasing procurement value across the client