Mapleleaf – build procurement strategy

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a Canadian consumer packaged meats company. As a result of acquisitions and rapid growth the procurement team was widely dispersed across the company with no central corporate procurement strategy and unknown capabilities.

Project Aim:

  • Determine key stakeholder business needs
  • Build an understanding of the “As Is” situation and the “To Be” state
  • Transform purchasing and deliver corporate procurement strategy
  • Upskill purchasing team across organisation
  • Deliver cost & value benefits

Outcome:

  • Purchasing team assessed & competency gaps identified
  • Centralized purchasing team established
  • Strategic sourcing process introduced
  • Skilled purchasing team using uniformed process and tools
  • Significant cost and value benefits realised

ADR Services Used:

  • Online skills assessment (DNA)
  • Advisory to determine “To Be” state & corporate procurement strategy
  • Design and implementation of 18-month transformation program
  • Instructor-led workshops

Client

Maple Foods

Service Area

Instructor-Led, Learning

Industry

Food Manufacturing

Services

Skills Assessment (DNA) Online Skills Assessment Instructor-led workshops

Outcome

Cost and value benefits delivered via central procurement strategy

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