ZERO RISK ENGAGEMENT & LASTING IMPACT
You do not pay until we save you money.
We are as passionate about the process as we are results-driven. We firmly believe there always are opportunities to increase value and we work together with organizations to realize these.
We build strong lasting relationships through healthy discussions and strive to achieve the best deal for both parties. We know it is not only about price, it is about the entire package.
We negotiate the best terms and conditions to ensure a successful long term relationship between your business and your suppliers, guaranteeing continuous value long after we have left.
THE POWER OF STRATEGIC SOURCING
Strategic sourcing is founded in a careful ground-up assessment of your spend to create the most effective solution for your needs. Sourcing strategies will cover anything from a specific initiative to a large scale spend analysis. Strategies execution will use a full spectrum of tools, from direct negotiations, to full go-to-market (RFx) engagements.
WE KNOW SOURCING & WE’RE GOOD AT IT
ETCH draws from a pool of sourcing experts with decades of experience in various industries, including IT, Corporate Goods and Services, Electronic Equipment and many others.
We believe in our expertise and we are passionate about our work. We will not tell you how to run your business, we are not consultants. We are your sourcing team.
ETCH is committed to building and maintaining healthy with every supplier we come into contact with. A strong and lasting relationship is the most powerful key to successful business, performance and value.
OUR STRATEGIC SOURCING SERVICES
At ETCH we believe in the end-to-end service we can offer, but understand that our clients have their own requirements. That is why we offer three levels of engagement- to maximize flexibility for our clients. Services Analysis Execution End-to-End Spend Analysis X X Opportunity Identification X X Build Strategy X X Execute Go-to-Market X X Supplier Negotiations X X Option 1: Success Based Model X X Option 2: Fixed Fee Option X X X Option 3: Hourly Fee Option X X X
Option 1: Success Based Model
Option 2: Fixed Fee Option
Option 3: Hourly Fee Option
- We gather facts & data to build your specific spend profile
- We categorize your spend by suppliers and categories
- We provide you with a complete spend profile analysis based on our findings
- We understand your business requirements
- We review your contract base and supplier base
- We analyze past, present and forecasted trends
- We identify areas of opportunity to improve performance & relationships, increase value and reduce costs
- We understand your business requirements, from the overall spend down to specifically scoped initiatives
- We review your contract base and supplier base
- We build the right strategies to address key opportunities, including communication strategies, go-to-market tactics and negotiation approaches
- We leverage our sourcing expertise to go-to-market using tailored approaches and tools
- We deliver a strong and fair process through thorough due diligence, efficient communication, and leveraging best practices
- We use our core strength and skill set to drive successful negotiations
- We build strong relationships through healthy discussions and strive to achieve the best deal for both parties
- We ensure we drive the best value – it is not only about price, it is about the entire package. We negotiate the best terms & conditions to ensure a successful long term relationship between your business and your suppliers
- Zero upfront cost. Percentage of savings fee.
- You only pay us when we save. It’s that simple. We don’t save, you don’t owe us anything
- We will provide these services at a fixed cost. No surprises, no overages. All travel fees are built in.
- If you prefer to execute using a Success Based Model, the fixed fees from the Analysis phase will be credited towards your final success based fees
- If the opportunities we find do not cover the fee, then you don’t owe us anything at all. We are here to save you money, not cost you money
- Maximum flexibility for clients
- We provide reporting for hours and additional fees (eg. Travel) on your timelines (daily, weekly, monthly)
EXTENDED SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS
|Build Sourcing Strategy||
|Execute Go-to-Market Strategy||
SERVICE MODEL OPTIONS
|Success Based Model||
|Fixed Fee Option||
|Hourly Fee Option||
CATEGORY MANAGEMENT & TRAINING SERVICES
We have years of experience in building category management in areas without prior management and standing up strategic sourcing teams. We can provide anything from single course training to full cycle team development to complement our strategic sourcing services to develop your in-house talent.
- Building a Sourcing Strategy
- Category Management
- Should-Cost Analysis
- Negotiation Tactics
We offer low investment category management- simply provide us access to your raw spend data, contracts, and access to stakeholders and we’ll build full category management plans using our accelerator tools to inject data and market intelligence on a fixed fee basis.
After the initial strategy is built, you’ll have the option to internally manage the category or engage us for strategic sourcing services to capture opportunities.
We have developed and can offer training on the following topics: