Managed Services

Buyer Desk

Supporting day-to-day transactional buying, including processing purchase orders, order exceptions, and driving compliance to preferred suppliers.

Best-In-Class Procurement Performance

Buyer Deck
Streamline Procurement Operations & Drive Greater Efficiency

With streamlined procure-to-pay processes, procurement organizations can not only reduce paperwork and cut down cycle times, but also increase spend under management, boost compliance, reduce maverick spend and improve the overall purchasing experience — all this while delivering greater time and cost savings.  

Buyer Deck

Program Management Activities

The value generated from establishing a successful Buyer Desk can be experienced in several key areas:
  • 01

    DESIGN
    Analyze and develop strategy for program
  • 02

    BUILD
    Draft process, policy, SOP and guide tools
  • 03

    PLAN
    Develop rollout plan, communications and training approach
  • 04

    PILOT
    Implement a key user group pilot to assess readiness
  • 05

    DEPLOY
    Implement program enterprise wide according to plan
  • 06

    DRIVE
    User onboarding, training and communications
  • 07

    MANAGE
    Establish KPIs and VOC capabilities to ensure continued adoption
  • 08

    IMPROVE
    Formalize knowledge capture and continuous improvement plans

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    Getting Maximum Efficiency & Effectiveness Across Tactical Procurement Activities

    This service supports day-to-day transactional buying, including processing purchase orders, order exceptions, and driving compliance to preferred suppliers. This service becomes an extension of of our clients existing P2P support organization, helps them better leverage procurement policy, and increase effectiveness in supplier management and compliance management.
    CAPACITY & EXPERTISE
    Enable clients to match resources and capabilities to procurement activity. These can be caused by factors such as major contract renewals, projects or changes in the marketplace.
    TECHNOLOGY
    Giving access to specialist software solutions and procurement tools that would otherwise be too expensive or may only be needed rarely.
    EFFICIENCY
    Increasing capability by providing early access to benchmarks and best practices that can drive forward bottom-line improvement. 
    IMPLEMENTATION
    Velocity offers support to companies introducing new procurement practices and helps to ensure benefits are sustained.

    The Basics of the Buyer Desk

    In some instance, procurement organizations have achieved a certain level of maturity or have excelled in some areas of their business, but still need some degree of support in expanding their capabilities

    Reduce support costs with the help of various delivery models that will cater to your unique business requirements.

    Focus on core business processes and new initiatives by taking care of all application management issues of procurement tools.

    Ensure high levels of support service with a 24×7 dedicated team.

    Accelerate deployment/replacement of technology and systems by leveraging the expertise of our US-based talent pool.

    Optimize operating costs with the help of a blended model of dedicated and shared resources

    Why Choose Velocity?

    COST

    With a range of models to choose from our clients can customize a solution that fits their requirements and budget.

    PRODUCTIVITY

    By leveraging the Buyer Desk our clients can take advantage of our best-in-class solutions, specialized talent and improve how well the business functions are performed.

    FOCUS

    With tactical purchasing supported by the buyer desk, our client’s procurement professionals are now able to focus on their core responsibilities by removing the administrative day-to-day activities.

    SOPHISTICATION

    Now that the procurement professionals can focus on their projects, they will have more time to develop greater sophistication within their sourcing strategies.

    RISK MANAGEMENT

    We absorb the risk associated with locating, training, and managing skilled talent.
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