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Optimize your time by outsourcing tail spend management

No more daily supplier creations, manage your tail spend by outsourcing it!
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Why Outsourcing Tail spend management a priority?

Definition : Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in procurement is the practice of outsourcing all or part of a company’s purchasing administration to an external service provider.

Why: Procurement outsourcing creates a business model that reduces internal costs while increasing the company’s performance and competitiveness. The company thus achieves a competitive advantage by focusing its teams on high value-added purchasing projects that are essential to its development.

Tail Spend = 5% of expenditure but 45% of supplier creation!

By outsourcing tail spend, you regain control over your strategic purchases.

A simplified procurement outsourcing process

1. Purchase request (via Sourcing Force or by email)

Each order is placed with BME for a specific vendor.

3. Single invoice

BME submits an invoice after verification of deliveries and conformity analysis.

2. Supplier Confirmation

BME guarantees the acceptance of the deadlines and conditions of purchase.

4. Supplier payment

BME pays the vendor in the agreed currency and payment method.

Major player in the outsourcing of tail spend purchases

Buy Made Easy has been helping companies to outsource their purchases for over 10 years.

%

Annual growth in 2020

Of purchases under management

Offices around the world

Outsourcing tail spend

Say STOP to SPOTS purchasing!

From the expression of need to the delivery of the order, BME takes charge of the entire procurement process and thus becomes your single point of entry for the management of class C purchases.
You increase the governance of your purchases while simplifying your administrative management.

 

  • A single supplier
    BME becomes your Master Vendor and pays your suppliers directlys directement
  • A single contract
    Uniform purchasing conditions applied to all your suppliers
  • A single payment term
    BME takes care of the different means of payment to suppliers
  • Only one contact person
    BME becomes your single point of entry for your purchases

Multiple requisitions, one supplier

externalisation des achats

INTERNAL CLIENTS

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BME – SOLE SUPPLIER

type of purchasing

SUPPLIER OFFERS

Create your B2B marketplace

200M+ items referenced

By outsourcing your tail spend to Buy Made Easy, you have access to a B2B marketplace with hundreds of catalogs and over 200 million product and service references.

Punch-Out e-Catalogs
Punch-Out access gives you full access to negotiated rates on our suppliers’ merchant sites. You can also configure your own negotiated price lists to access the supplier’s site directly and retrieve purchase requests in Sourcing Force or your ERP.

Hosted Catalogues
Access to hosted catalogs gives you internal access to Sourcing Force to browse imported catalogs, making it easy to compare prices between suppliers. You can upload your own catalogs in CSV format to access the list of your recurring products directly stored in the Sourcing Force database.


A B2B catalog of 200+ million products and services

Through BME Market Place, you have access to an unparalleled panel of suppliers meeting all your needs and at preferential rates..

CONSTRUCTION
WORK

OFFICE
SUPPLIES

ELECTRONICS
EQUIPMENT

EVENT
& TRAVELS

RAW
MATERIALS

S2P Solution for your tail spend

Digitalize 100% of your tail spend

The Sourcing Force e-Procurement solution is an integrated Source-to-Pay suite that allows you to manage the outsourcing of your tail spend purchases and to automate your purchasing processes. By using the Sourcing Force suite for the outsourcing of your purchases, you will be able to:

  • Automate orders
  • Standardize your order flows
  • Have transparency within the organization
  • Reduce costs
  • Access electronic catalogs
  • Increase your operational efficiency

This turnkey solution helps you consolidate your expenses and generate a rapid return on investment.

Sourcing Force interfaces with your ERP

The Source-to-Pay Sourcing Force solution interfaces in Punchout, Xml or API natively with all your accounting ERPs or eProcurement solutions:

Focus on Strategic Purchasing

Refocus Purchasers’ Actions

By being your single point of entry, BME frees up valuable time for your Buyers.

 

  • Supplier Sourcing
    Search for quotes following the expression of need of your internal customer;
  • Catalog purchasing
    Comparison of products in the catalogs referenced by BME;
  • Supplier sourcing
    Taking charge of purchase orders with a negotiated quote;
    Follow-up of supplier reminders, deadlines and deliveries;
  • Supplier regularization
    Payment of supplier invoices upon receipt of services.

Simplification of purchasing transactions

BME facilitates your purchasing process thanks to multiple payment methods and the management of administrative declarations.

Bank card & P-Card

Support for CB transactions for your purchases.

VAT & Customs

BME takes care of customs declarations and foreign VAT for all purchases.

Electronic invoicing

A single digital invoice for all your spot purchases.

Performance indicators at all times

24 hour turnaround

We respond within 24 hours to requests for quotes and orders with an SLA of 98%.

ARC Suppliers within 48 hours

We ensure that orders are processed by suppliers within 48 hours.

On-time delivery at +90%.

Delivery dates are confirmed and tracked with an SLA of 90% within 3 days versus the forecasted date.

Delivery compliant to +95%.

We confirm products and services with suppliers with an SLA of 95% compliance.

95% on-time delivery

We confirm products and services with suppliers with an SLA of 95% compliance.

Supplier invoicing +97% compliant

We collect, reconcile and pay supplier invoices on time with a 97% dispute-free SLA.

User satisfaction at +90%.

We measure user satisfaction twice a year with an SLA of 90% satisfaction.

Savings on purchases greater than 3%.

Our Buyers negotiate authorized quotes to generate one-time savings with an SLA of -3% per year.

They outsource their tail spend at Buy Made Easy

Benefit from an external purchasing service that adapts to your organization

1. Purchasing Quality Management

Customer satisfaction measurement is an integral part of our offering. We provide 360 degree feedback on performance every month. The purpose of this procedure is to define how the BME Consulting Quality System is regularly and systematically reviewed.

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2. Human Resources Specialized in Purchasing

All personnel employed by BME undergo a rigorous selection and training plan in Purchasing every year.
BME Consulting’s unique Predicable Performance System includes a combination of in-depth interviews, accurate assessment of interpersonal and professional competencies, and employment history referencing. This system has been designed and validated to match the most appropriate person to the task and work environment. This process ensures that we target the right people for each position.

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3. Large scale supplier sourcing

BME Consulting continues to look for new and better ways to build the best supplier pools for our clients. While we still use a variety of standard methods, such as electronic catalogs, vendor portal, internet ads, or direct sourcing, BME Consulting has found that with the increasing competition for qualified vendors, we need to work with each of our clients on a large scale to create a much more sophisticated sourcing program for the more difficult to fill projects.

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How outsourcing Purchasing is revolutionizing the Buyer’s job?

Save money with tail spend outsourcing management

1

Save your resources

When you outsource your purchasing to BME, you entrust your requirements to purchasing experts who not only have the necessary purchasing skills, but also the ability to negotiate and handle all administrative procedures with quality.

2

Save time

BME has thousands of reliable suppliers that we work with. BME accelerates supplier sourcing and manages any disputes you may have. Your teams spend less time on orders and more time on their projects.

3

Save money

BME offers its negotiated contracts, up to 75% discount on the catalog and also avoids the cost of internal hiring and training. Your teams can then focus on the missions essential to the growth of your company.

Choose to outsource your purchasing to BME

Delegate the responsibility

  • Entrust sourcing to professional Buyers
  • Integrate a spend commitment tool
  • Delegate the social risk of subcontracting

Simplify the order flow

  • Simplified purchase requests by email or online
  • Validation process and adapted budgets
  • Manage currencies and payment methods

Optimize your costs

externalisation des achats de classe C
  • Rationalization of orders
  • Reduction of purchasing costs
  • Optimized purchasing procedures
  • Improved quality of the offer
  • Spot Purchasing Marketplace
  • Generate up to 40% savings

Take control of your C class purchases

Outsource your C class purchases now and
increase your company’s purchasing performance

Optimize tail spend 

Download the free BME – Sourcing Force document on how to optimize your tail spend and use key levers for a successful outsourcing strategy.

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