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Procurement post COVID-19

Procurement as a function is versatile and the pandemic has opened options on what is possible in a short period.

Creating Value with Sustainable Procurement

How can Sustainability be a value driver for procurement & What can you do? Time for action!

Benefits of the silk road: That’s the ticket!

We asked about 40 experts to what extent companies use or want to use the New Silk Road

Economic slump expected: too much cloud cover

The latest commodity study is marked by uncertainties in 2019: Economic situation & trade conflicts cause scepticism

The Future of Procurement: Procurement Transformation

The competence of the procurement department required for the creation and implementation of innovation…

Magazine issue 1 2020: Supply Chain Finance Win-Win-Win

Times on the world market are uncertain – flexibility is the order of the day & requires high cash reserves

Sustainable Procurement: Putting words into action

Sustainable Procurement is more than a trend, it is fundamental to be able to achieve success in the supply chain

Brexit is finally there

Now it is final: Brexit is done, Great Britain is not a member of the EU anymore from January 31st.

Interview with business coach Dominic Hand about Change Management

Read here the interview with business coach Dominic Hand about change management.

8 Procurement Predictions for 2020 & Beyond

How does the future of procurement look like? Read now our 8 procurement predictions for 2020 and beyond.

Procurement purpose: Start with the basics – Analytics

Procurement organizations may still be under-equipped in Analytics. What should they do to start?

Disrupt your budgets with Zero Based Budgeting

In recent years, Zero Based Budgeting has gained more prominence. Read about the advantages of the approach…

Study: Optimizing Procurement in Portfolio Companies

Study: Optimizing Procurement in Portfolio Companies – clear-cut goals lead to better results.

Digital Procurement: Step by Step

Digital procurement: find the right solutions with the Digital Solution Navigator.

Procurement Transformation – What really matters

Procurement Transformation – What really matters: A precise understanding of future success factors.

Why combining e-auctions and game theory can deliver better results

Auctions offer maximum transparency to all parties involved. Nevertheless, the following must be considered in advance…

Building analytical skills: how to harness big data

Big Data & Advanced Analytics – The most important digitization tasks in purchasing. How to use Big Data?

How ZBB makes Procurement shine brighter!

Procurement Roundtable 2019: How Zero Based Budgeting makes Procurement shine brighter!

Contractor Management

Successfully Managing Contractors

How to optimize the procurement of services and professionally manage the relationship with service providers

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Capital Expenditures – How to reach your goal

The CAPEX phenomenon: Achieving goals through active use of procurement competencies.

Shared Value – How Procurement combines Sustainability
and Cost Reduction

There are six Shared Value Approaches in Procurement to create added value for your company and social benefits…

How to make BIG DATA work for your company

Digital Transformation in Procurement: How to make Big Data work for your company…

Product Range Optimization through Data Analysis

How Retailers manage the shift to a customer-centric Category Management approach

How to deal with challenges in Contractor Management

What Procurement can do about problems in Contractor Management to maintain sustainable and successful operations.

Man spielt Schach Strategiewandel im Einkauf

Making a real impact in Indirect Procurement

King, Queen, Knight or Pawn – are you making the right strategic moves in Indirect Procurement?

Competitive Procurement Organization

Competitive Procurement Organization: Find out how to set up your procurement for the future.

Expert interview: The Chinese government’s current five-year plan

Chinas ambitious environmental targets: Minrui Ji talks about the far-reaching consequences for all industries.

Raw material prices

Raw materials study:
Rising raw material prices significantly impact on business performance

Business performance is being put under pressure by rising raw material prices. Read now our raw material study.

Private Equity – How can financial investors increase the value of their portfolio companies?

Private Equity – Read how financial investors can increase the value of their portfolio companies.

Ready for digitization? How to overcome the cost pressure of digital transformation

Ready for digitization? How to overcome the cost pressure of digital transformation.

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Procurement cooperatives – seizing opportunities together

Procurement cooperatives: We show you how you can pool your requirements and make processes more efficient.

Passenger or pilot: the new role of procurement

Procurement now has the opportunity to actively shape developments in Industry 4.0.

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Changes afoot for the role of Procurement – Successful Procurement Transformation through Change Management

Change Management: We have summarised the key milestones for successful procurement transformation.

How changes in Asia’s textile industry are affecting European importers

Read in our article how changes in Asia’s textile industry are affecting European importers.

Brexit and Procurement: Crisis Mode or a Source of Competitive Advantage?

Brexit and Procurement: Crisis Mode or a Source of Competitive Advantage? Read the complete article here.

Procurement Transformation – Turning buyers into value creation partners

Read how managers can turn their procurement department into high-performance teams.

What our clients say about us


Ole Anton Gulsvik, CEO, Seven Seas

„INVERTO conducted a detailed analysis of our international processes, and by introducing a new strategic approach for our procurement, it achieved substantial efficiency gains.“

Patrick Juhl, Head of Procurement, Seven Seas

„As a result of the central procurement organization implemented by INVERTO, as well as the pooling of demands, we were able to make double-digit percentage savings.“

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Thomas Pfeiffer, Head of Product Development at willhaben.at

„Together with INVERTO, we have achieved a result that we did not think possible at the beginning of the project. The overall package of tender preparation, service provider workshops and rounds of negotiations at top management level has raised our hosting landscape to a new level of price performance. I thoroughly recommend working with INVERTO.“

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Dr. Jürgen Wickl, Managing Director of Styria Media IT

„By preparing a functional specification, we managed to advertise requirements in a tailored way. INVERTO’s orientation towards precise customer requirements and benchmarks as well as professional negotiations has contributed significantly to the success of this project. The close involvement of employees in this structured tender process is an additional bonus, and something which will benefit us in years to come.“

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Siniša Mitrović, mag.oec., Managing director, Styria Tiskara Zagreb

„Due to the flexibility of the team, we managed to receive additional offers from suppliers and hence increase competition between existing suppliers. Through centralization of our former pick-up locations in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina we managed to reduce the operational work for our employees. Furthermore, this centralization led to a huge additional revenue from our waste paper business. The project work with INVERTO was very professional and made this great result possible.“

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Marc Lamure, Director, Montagu Private Equity Associates LLP

„INVERTO has helped D.O.R.C. with the professionalization of the procurement organization and accompanied the supplier negotiations for various products and services. By implementing new processes and working with procurement staff, the achieved savings enhance sustainability and will result in a more profitable organization.“

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Erwan Quemener, Purchasing Director, Chassis Brakes International

„INVERTO helped us in raising undreamed-of sources of savings in both direct material and indirect material areas. They did not only identify these potentials but they supported us in the implementation phase with a great professionalism.“

Nick Gerrard, CFO, MID Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

„INVERTO’s market and product knowledge have been invaluable in helping the Trust deliver substantial cost savings in a short space of time. They have the ability to talk the clinicians language, optimise the procurement process and deliver a result the trust could not have achieved itself.“

Bart Stubbe, Vice President of Purchasing LINPAC Group

„INVERTO are assisting LINPAC since early 2008 in transitioning from a decentralised to a category purchasing structure, bringing sourcing expertise, skilled resources, technology and methodology to recognise, create and release value to the company.“


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