Tongaat Hulett

Tongaat Hulett,  is a large diversified agricultural and agri-processing business with operations across 6 countries in Southern Africa.  Procurement was decentralised resulting in an unstructured approach often quoted as a hindrance to business success.

Project Aim:

  • Understand “As Is” state of procurement across all 6 countries
  • Determine “To Be” state and identify structural, process & capability gaps and address
  • Achieve significant cost and value benefit

Outcome:

  • Initial cost improvement target of 4.6% of influenceable spend over 2 years was achieved within 12 months
  • Category management & strategic sourcing process introduced
  • Profile of procurement raised resulting in improved engagement with stakeholders
  • Robust cost and value management process introduced – delivering significant cost savings and improved supplier value
  • Upskilled purchasing team
  • Automation of transactional purchasing achieving cost reduction

ADR Services Used:

  • Consultancy/Advisory – delivery and support of Procurement Transformation project
  • Instructor-led workshops

Client

Tongaat Hulett

Service Area

Advisory, E-Learning

Industry

Food Manufacturing

Services

Instructor-led Workshops. Consultancy

Outcome

The initial cost improvement target of 4.6% of influenceable spend over 2 years was achieved within 12 months of the launch of the change programme.

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