Sectors

 

Automotive

For manufacturing companies in the automotive supply industry, purchasing is one of the most essential components for surviving and securing success …

Construction industry

The risk of insolvency is considerably higher in the construction sector than in other sectors. With a return on sales of between …

Service Company

The market for services has changed rapidly: a high level of transparency, immense price-driven competition and a short lifespan for competitive …

Commerce

Within the tough price war, purchasing is commerce’s value creation tool – whether it is in classic retail, mail order selling, e-commerce, wholesale …

 

Consumer goods industry

The challenge for consumer goods manufacturers now goes far beyond the high price pressure in commerce. In particular, the complexity increases significantly …

Machinery and plant engineering

Within the global price war, purchasing has taken on a central role in mechanical engineering. With a high level of technical skill, …

Furniture industry

The furniture industry has found itself confronted with growing international competition and changes in buying behaviour among consumers. …

Pharmaceutical & health care

Challenges in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry have been growing continually for years, due to increasing cost pressure and decreasing margins. Here, the high level of dynamics …

 

Private Equity

With a share of approx. 50% in turnover, purchasing represents the most important earnings factor within companies. If purchasing costs can be reduced …

Russia consulting

The Russian customs system is completely non-transparent for us: we pay fluctuating customs duties, sometimes the goods are stuck in customs for several weeks. For our competition …

Special vehicle manufacturing

Like for automobile manufacturers, requirements have also increased considerably in the case of small capacities and quantities. Specific customer solutions are often at odds …

Other sectors

SMEs suffer from either massive price competition or strong quality and innovative competition, among other factors. In times of globalisation …

 

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