It’s a total company culture: a redesign and rethinking
Lean Procurement dramatically reduces spending and eliminates wasted time.
A lean culture at your company requires a philosophy that embraces continuous improvements. Old relationships and previous processes are reviewed changed. This may not be easy for everyone.
Respect for the decision, the participants and the objective is important to sustain morale. The improvement culture is good and tough. A can-do attitude is vital. Executive support and participation are absolutely necessary for the success of change.
Most of all ‘all the fish swimming in the same direction’ raises the odds for success. One negative person in the wrong position can damage the attempt and foil the whole implementation.
Total team support for continuous improvements helps the company achieve optimization and help your achieve a more competitive position in your market.
Achieving Lean Procurement for the low risk, low-value supplies makes for a good place to start your Supply Chain Optimization journey. One improvement leads to another.
In brief, the Lean Procurement strategy is a tremendous improvement for your team.
- Spending on supplies is reduced by 10-25%.
- Procurement time is saved by as much as 50%.
- Unnecessary activities with no value are eliminated.
- Employees feel a sense of improvement.
- Procurement for supplies is consolidated.
- Paperwork is eliminated.
- Fewer invoices to pay.
- Inventory is reduced.
- Procurement is faster.
- Usage data is available 24/7 online.
- Online ordering is more efficient.
Lean Procurement gives your procurement team more time to spend on more valuable activities.
Cost reduction occurs by lowering consumption, getting the right products and eliminating wasted time. An excellent cultural shift occurs with the successful Lean Procurement process.