Bywater PSCM is a specialist provider of commercial consultancy in the areas of Procurement, Contract Management, Supply Chain and Commercial Life Cycle Management and we have significant experience in delivering and supporting organisational commercial policy and
process improvement across all these areas.
In our view robust policy and processes are a vital foundation for successful commercial governance and operation. We can help develop or enhance key areas of your commercial policy and related processes to ensure they are aligned to your organisation’s objectives, compliant with broader policy, legislation and regulations and operationally efficient, demonstrating good commercial practice.
Areas of Commercial Process and Policy Expertise
Areas of policy and process where Bywater PSCM can support you to enhance your commercial activities include:
- Strategic sourcing and category management
- Organisational buying
- Tendering for goods and services
- Contract management
- Supply chain optimisation
- Supply chain risk (and sustainability) management
- Sales and Inventory Operations Planning
- Commercial Lifecycle Governance
- Customer Prospecting and Bidding
Commercial Process and Policy Improvement Services
You may have already identified gaps in your commercial governance which need to be addressed or you may wish us to help you review your key commercial practices to help identify potential improvement areas. Either way, we can provide support in the form of:
- Commercial policy and process reviews or audits
- Commercial process benchmarking
- Commercial policy and process design, development and enhancement aligned to organisational specific goals and challenges
Our capability in supporting the improvement of policy and process is underpinned by our proven in-house commercial models and consulting methodologies, incorporating best practice benchmarking and maturity models, which provide a robust platform for planned and measured commercial improvement. Our subject matter expertise and experience of good practice across both the public and private sectors means we are well positioned to help support you and your stakeholders define, refine and optimise your commercial ways of working.
Our approach is to work closely with your key stakeholders to understand your challenges, objectives and specific operational requirements before designing, validating, testing and implementing new or enhanced ways of working. This has proven to be both a robust and cost effective approach for our clients.