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SAP Supports a Strategic Sourcing Organisation:

World class procurement analytics are essential to unlock the value add in procurement:


  • Leverage consolidated buying power.
  • Identify opportunities for supply chain collaboration
  • Define strategic procurement objects and targets
  • Measure procurement performance.

 Project Approach

  • Unpack the procurement strategy and define key strategic sourcing measurements, targets and functional compliance requirements .
  • Design and implement robust and  streamlined functional SAP procure to pay processes that will  enable a dynamic strategic sourcing function.
  • Provide procurement measurement and analytics to unlock your organisations strategic sourcing potential.

Building blocks for a Strategic Sourcing organisation

1) Strategic Sourcing Definition

  • Procurement policy:

BBBEE, SMME, Environmental, Supply Chain collaboration

  • Governance standards:

LOA's, code of ethics, optimal procurement methods, risk management


3) Operation Procurement Measurement

  • High level of Data integrity
  • Categorisation  of all spend
  • Measured performance actual vs target
  • Supplier performance evaluation


2) Operational Procurement Execution

  • SAP integrated P2P processes to meet business needs

Operationally robust and streamlined

Legal and corporate compliant

Decentralised leverage of buying power

  • High quality master data

 Vendor Classification and corporate grouping

 Material Spend classification

 Procurement Price Integrity

4) Strategic Sourcing

  • Top 10 category focus
  • High quantity business analytics
  • Identification of sourcing opportunities
  • Total cost insights
  • Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Contract Driven