Proxima is the alternative to the conventional in-house procurement function
Think of us as an extension to your business. It's an approach that gives a profoundly different experience to your people, as well as to your suppliers. One that is impossible to replicate in-house. And one that transforms performance because of how it helps you align your non-core costs with your corporate aims.
See the change.
Leaders can no longer afford to downplay procurement
The Harvard Business Review asks senior executives how they can resolve a function that is increasingly marginalised, despite its growing importance to the firm.
The answers lie in four fundamental areas that need to be addressed and resolved by C-level leaders…
Business is different now
Our global study of almost 2,000 large companies shows that labour costs are just 12.5% of the average company's revenues. Non-labour costs are up to 70%.
Nowadays suppliers help define you. Proxima will help them define you better. We will help you tap into and release their potential.
Our 'Catalytic Approach'
Proxima plays the role of catalyst between our clients and their suppliers. We bring suppliers to the heart of the business and align them with business objectives. We bring third party costs under control: changing the visibility of it and changing behaviour around it, asking why money is spent before ‘how much?’
Often a change in behaviour can achieve far more than a change in price…
An energy boost for professional services
By applying our Catalytic Approach right across a multi-billion dollar global snack business we reduced the professional services cost base by a tasty 10%.
We can tell countless stories like this for global businesses.