Bassey Duke, Group Logistics Manager at IMI - Cost Saving Levers
Cost Savings Levers Bassey Duke Group Logistics Manager IMI Plc
Introduction• IMI (www.imiplc.com) is a global engineering group focused on the precise control and movement of fluids in critical applications. We work with leading international companies in over 50 countries to deliver innovative engineering solutions to address global trends such as clean energy, energy efficiency, healthcare and increasing automation.
• Different • Periodic test routes to of the market market Cost Savings/ Benchmarking Avoidance Supplier Freight Bill Relationship Invoicing Management• Continuous • Invoice relationship matching management with rates
Cost Savings/Avoidance• Typical routes to market include RFQ/RFP, E- auction, negotiations etc.Route Typical Results CommentsBenchmarking 0 – 5% Existing supplierNegotiations 5 – 10% Existing supplier/New SupplierRFQ/RFP 10 – 20% New supplierE-auctions 30+% New supplier
Benchmarking Scenario Action• US International • Supplier Air and Ocean collaboration to freight tender agree• Target to save at mechanism to least 10% ensure rates are always competitive
Benchmarking• The SCFI is produced weekly by the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.• The SCFI panel is made up of 15 steam shipping lines and 15 NVOCC.• Panellists submit freight rate assessments covering general cargo, all in, spot rates ex shanghai to a number of global base ports.
Benchmarking Scenario Action Results• US International • Supplier • Monthly Air and Ocean collaboration to benchmarks freight tender agree and reviewed• Target to save at mechanism to quarterly least 10% ensure rates are • Saved over 20% always (year 1 only). competitive
Group Discussion• Any experience within the group on e- auctions?• What are the results achieved from e- auctions?• What platforms would you recommend to use for e-auctions?• Examples of e-auction projects
Group Discussion• What comes to mind when you think of benchmarking?• How many people benchmark?• What categories do you benchmark?• How often do you benchmark?
Group Discussion• How do you benchmark?• What tools do you use to benchmark?• What results have you achieved from benchmarking?• Benchmarking best practises?• Example of benchmarking project?
Summary (Nuggets)• E-auction is an under utilized route to market, which can provide significant savings, without sacrificing the quality of service.• Irrespective of your route to market, supplier relationship is very key and important.• 1 in every 4 invoice received has incorrect values entered.
Summary (Nuggets)• After going to market, benchmarking/supplier negotiations, ensure that negotiated rates remain competitive throughout the life of the supplier contract.
Packaging - Euwid• EUWID Packaging Markets provides regular research on market developments for the relevant packaging materials and applications. The main focus is on Europes largest packaging market: Germany. In addition, regular market research is conducted for the neighbouring countries France, Great Britain and Poland.
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