The sourcing function at the heart of value creation


In an uncertain context, the sourcing function plays an important role in maintaining and improving the competitively of the whole business.

Even if mastering costs remains a priority, the sourcing function is not limited to this scope. On the contrary, the most mature sourcing managements are now value creators, by collaborating as early as possible with supplier markets and by maintaining a more responsible and sustainable purchasing policy. Their objectives : make continuous savings, develop growth centres, limit risks, pursue opportunities, and improve the position of the business in its market.

The mission of the Sourcing Division of Karistem is to sustainably strengthen the competitiveness of its clients by adopting a tailor-made approach to :

Transforming the purchasing function

  • Achieve a sourcing transformation programme
  • Adapt the organization and governance rules
  • Create sourcing structures based on your strategies
  • Integrate strategic suppliers
  • Develop the buyer skills
  • Master the information system purchases

Generate sustainable economies

  • Secure procurement processes
  • Anticipate and address sourcing risks
  • Standardize and reduce complexity
  • Develop LCC suppliers
  • Pilot the Make or Buy choice

Contribute to the development of new growth

  • Identify opportunities for growth
  • Differentiate products through innovation suppliers
  • Implement the “Design to Margin”
  • Accelerating international growth

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