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PPE & Workwear Procurement

PPE CASE STUDY  

PPE Aggregation and Consolidation Tender 

THE COMPANY  

Part of the UK’s ‘big six’ leading waste management service providers with the fastest growing market share in the public sector. 

THE SITUATION  

The company has a significant PPE spend currently operating over 150 treatment, recycling and disposal facilities across the UK. The current supply base is complex with some facilities holding stock and have several suppliers supplying various items. As part of their indirect spend strategy, the company wanted to reduce its PPE spend by simplifying the way it procures this category. 

THE OBJECTIVE  

Appoint a group health and safety partner with the capability of driving efficiency and reducing cost. 

THE STRATEGY  

Drive value and efficiency in the PPE spend category through aggregation and consolidation. 

THE APPROACH  

An enterprise-wide business needs analysis and opportunity assessment was undertaking. The analysis highlighted the need to appoint a single provider to drive cost saving improvement by 10% through efficiencies and core product rationalisation. A tender consisting of four national providers was conducted and the contract was awarded to the supplier that demonstrated best value after a rigorous evaluation process. 

THE OUTPUT  

• 24 month contract with prices fixed for the first 12 months 
• Next day delivery, eliminating the need for stockholding 
• 12% cost reduction on a like for like basis 
• Favourable contractual terms 
• Dedicated account manager 
• Access to free health and safety training 

CONTACT GATEWAY PROCUREMENT 01482 645 844 | enquiries@gatewayprocurement.co.uk   

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