As a provider of procurement & supply chain consulting we know that every project is different for the customer. However, experience shows that knowledge from previous projects can lead to enormous increases in effectiveness and efficiency . Based on the experiences and the derived methods & concepts Solutions are found faster and goals reached easier as well as with significantly less risk .
We therefore collect our findings and process them, where appropriate, into concepts for future projects. The corresponding action or thought framework, the guidelines or approaches for a procedure help us and our customers to achieve success very quickly. We apply these concepts / our methodology in a customer-specific way - always tailored to your situation and your company.
Emarticon solutions & methodology at a glance
Our management and consulting concept corresponds to a holistic approach. We look at the whole company. Our concepts reflect that.
Emarticon® Efficient IT sourcing
How to get your IT costs under control
Practice shows: IT sourcing is one of the decisive factors for successful digitization
Typical customer testimonials...
"Service providers or software manufacturers do not provide a future-proof best practice solution"
"The project budget exceeds expectations"
"Follow-up costs for releases are not calculated or too low"
"Productivity increase is difficult to measure"
"The project becomes unnecessarily complex and takes much longer than planned"
"Data quality is insufficient at the start of the project"
Digitization often cannot be achieved without external service providers, and it cannot be further accelerated under any circumstances. However, there is often a lack of an effective and efficient approach to managing these service providers, and IT spending can easily get out of hand. Projects then have to be postponed or scaled down or cannot start at all.
What can the solution look like? So how can digitization be accelerated without increasing IT spending at the same time?
We have developed a new approach from a large number of projects in different sectors.
Efficient IT sourcing guidelines
Our approach, which we call efficient IT sourcing, is based on a few guidelines, similar to agile management:
These guidelines and the experience of implementing them create a very powerful tool for keeping IT expenses under control. We were able to reduce our customers' IT budgets by 25-50% without reducing the scope of services and code quality. Two essential consequences arise from the implementation: Firstly, the budget is freed up to accelerate digitization. Secondly, the IT budget is used much more efficiently than before.
Emarticon® High Achievement Sourcing
How to build a high performance procurement organisation with ease
Our High Achievement Sourcing concept includes a very comprehensive tool case with analysis options for the success factors of the purchasing function: procurement strategy, cost reduction concepts, negotiation methods, contract management, order processing and logistics, supplier management and development, information and performance management, e-procurement, continuous improvement and employee development.
The methods anchored in our concept aim to achieve three essential cornerstones for the success of the procurement function: End-to-end strategies, intelligent contracts and good, smooth collaboration.
When applying the concept, you decide which area to focus on. Based on a maturity analysis, we can work with you to develop and implement an optimization roadmap.
How high-achievement sourcing pays off for you
Procurement optimization via High-Achievement-Sourcing takes other departments within your company on board: starting with senior management via the HR department and including IT.
What's in for you?:
How can you achieve your goals easier and better?
Contact Me. I would be happy to discuss your specific situation with me as part of a strategy meeting.
Emarticon® Strategic Cost Reduction
How to finally lower your costs sustainably!
To obtain savings stand at Emarticon long-term, total cost of ownership and bottom-line EBIT effect in the foreground. The most sustainable cost reductions result from a good procurement strategy that weighs opportunities and risks and creates a healthy balance. We call that "Strategic Cost Reduction“ and have developed our own tool for this purpose.
The approach is based on several elements that are individually combined for you. Target agreements and budget management are also included, such as benchmarking and market observation. Often follow Tenders . Often, however, the implementation via an optimized supplier management programs even more purposeful. In the case of complex tenders, Emarticon sees them as a project in which success depends on understanding your company's situation and balancing conflicting objectives.
Emarticon helps customers individually to achieve significant and sustainable cost reductions.
Emarticon® Functional Strategy Concept
How to make procurement and supply chain management your success factor
The corporate function procurement is an important success factor for a company today. An adequate functional strategy becomes the basis. Based on the goals of your company and the goals of the procurement function, we develop this functional strategy together with you.
In workshops we derive the appropriate orientation for your success and achieve an agreement with the stakeholders of your company. We don't just look at "What global procurement strategies could be applied?" Essential topics are also the goals and methods of the cost management, the efficiency and effectiveness of your procurement processes, the Internal customer satisfaction as well as an adequate Management of chances and risks. We draw on our knowledge from project work in various industries and combine this experience to your benefit.
We will then support you with the implementation of this strategy including the means of active change management.
The Emarticon® Supplier & Partner Management Program
How to achieve innovation, quality and security of supply
Our Supplier & Partner Management & Development program is the concept of Emarticon for successful supplier management:
It serves as a template for the sustainable management of a complete supplier life cycle. The use of different sources of information is tailor-made for your company and can include personal supplier audits as well as the use of AI-based sourcing.
With this concept by Clemens Rinnebach and his network of experts, the focus is clearly on customer benefit: Our goal is to ensure the best possible use of the procurement market in your company and to improve the performance of your company's suppliers.
The program was used successfully, for example, for the selection of ODM suppliers for Siemens as well as for due diligence projects as part of company acquisitions.