Jimmy Anklesaria is one of the most prominent thought leaders in procurement today. Jimmy is considered by many as the go-to expert when it comes to the strategic management of cost. He literally wrote the book (well, two books), and regularly travels the globe helping organizations reduce their third party costs. Importantly, he does this not through the leveraging of power but by using data as the foundation of fact based sourcing and continuous improvement.
Today’s episode of the Art of Procurement is the second in a two-part series with Jimmy focusing on the strategic management of cost.
Back in episode 102, Jimmy shared his tips for understanding cost and cost drivers to enable fact based sourcing negotiations. Today, we shift focus, and discuss eight key steps that procurement professionals can take to manage and optimize costs once the contract has been signed.
Areas we cover include:
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