How Amaris centralised it's indirect IT purchasing and cuts annual costs by 10% in 28 countries.
"The Markit IT purchasing system feels as though it has been designed for our needs. Our fast, global expansion means that we value delivery speed and accuracy, spend visibility and an efficient system, common to all countries, that can be handled by a few people. Markit delivers just that."
Senior Procurement Manager
AMARIS SUCCESS STORY
Centralised IT purchasing cuts annual costs by 10% in 28 countries
CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN 55 COUNTRIES WITH 6,000 EMPLOYEES
TOTAL COST OF IT PURCHASE REDUCED 10%
NUMBER OF PEOPLE INVOLVED IN
PURCHASING REDUCED FROM 25 TO 3.
DETAILED REPORTING WITH FULL VISIBILITY
AVERAGE DELIVERY TIME CUT 73% FROM 9
DAYS TO 2.4 ACROSS 28 COUNTRIES.
• Special prices for high volume categories
• Improved payment terms to aid cash flow
• Single master agreement with global terms.
• Annual rebates based on global spend levels
• Ability to rollout in a new country in hours or
days, not weeks or months
• 22 people released from purchasing tasks to
focus on other important areas
• Supplier count reduced to one (for Europe,
USA/Canada & Turkey)
• More efficient purchasing process
• Reduce the number of people handling IT
• Reduce costs by increasing delivery speed
• Extra savings due to purchasing leverage
• Reallocate IT savings to investment
AMARIS SITUATION 2004-2019
Annual spend on IT accessories in 2012 was
€350K across 25 suppliers in Europe, USA/
Canada & Turkey. This has steadily risen to
€1.5M in 2018.
AMARIS & MARKIT SHARE COMMON GOALS
It’s exciting to partner with Amaris. Both companies are visionary and believe that
innovation is key to progress. We both are transforming our clients’ business models
(in different ways) and we both deeply care about helping our clients succeed. This
meeting of minds and the fact we are both expanding fast internationally makes
Amaris an ideal partner for mutual growth.
CEO at Markit
Amaris is a global consulting company providing services and technology solutions.
It has more than 6000 talented people in more than 55 countries. Amaris consulting
stands beside all businesses to help them shape and drive their transformation
journey always at the forefront of innovation.
“We believe that innovation has always and will continue contributing to progress.
We think technology is enhancing human interactions and activities.
We exist to reinvent and transform industrial and economic models combining
strategy, science and technologies.
We care only about our client’s expectations. Agility and flexibility allow us to
permanently adapt our offer to match with our customers’ needs.
We do not only deploy industrial standards but always create original dedicated
methodologies and solutions. We therefore gather together the best of talent in all
areas of expertise.
We also invest in research to stay ahead of uses to come and anticipate changes.”
DESIGNED FOR EFFICIENCY
The Markit IT purchasing system feels as though it has been designed for our needs.
Our fast, global expansion means that we value delivery speed and accuracy, spend
visibility and an efficient system, common to all countries, that can be handled by a
few people. Markit delivers just that.
Senior Procurement Manager
INTEGRATION & CONFIGURATION
As we chose to use the standard Markit solution there was no need for any special
integration and similarly the configuration options were straightforward.
The “saved search” feature is particularly valuable and well used.
Let us help you succeed. Streamline your IT
purchasing process and reduce your total cost
Contact Margus Vahemäe
Head of Sales at Markit
Phone: +372 666 9905
Contact Steve Barraud
Country Manager at Markit France
Phone: +33 658 54 05 98
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OUT OF IT PURCHASING
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Since 2003, thousands of international
companies, including 20% of the Forbes Global
2000, have been using the Markit online IT
purchasing solution to manage, centralise and
streamline their IT purchasing and reduce the
Total Cost of Purchase for their IT hardware and
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