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It is thus possible to better assess the amounts, the work of the prescriber who is at the origin, to know the turnover rate of suppliers …
By mapping your expenses, EPSA Operations & Procurement experts find that they are not always assigned to the most suitable category.
For example, some expenses are associated with IT, when in reality they are intellectual services or marketing projects.
The diagnosis may reveal that some expenses were not subject to prior negotiation.
EPSA Operations & Procurement then proposes to create a process of governance and validation of associated orders, which makes it possible to integrate the purchasing department into the problem detected.
Areas of negotiation can also be identified on your customer pricing, by scrutinizing your positioning in relation to your challengers, for similar volumes.
Purchasing methods are called into question by this approach: it is sometimes preferable to group your industrial purchases by involving fewer suppliers or through a single distributor, which gives you greater purchasing power and puts you in a strong position to negotiate.