Straight-Forward Consulting- Procurement Solutions

Procurement Solutions

Straight Forward Consulting

Logistics and Transportation Procurement

Get the best value of service and price with market leading carriers. The transportation world is very dynamic. Rules changes, cost increases, global trade changes, and carrier capacity dynamics make this an incredibly complex environment. Our expertise, combined with our buying power, can make this easy for you. For example, our LTL clients enjoy a 15%-20% cost reduction while the market sustains a 5%-7% increase year over year.

      • Less than Truckload (LTL)         
      • Truckload
      • Parcel                               
      • Flatbed
      • Ocean    
      • Air
      • Warehouse Services  

Strategic Sourcing

Many companies don’t have a disciplined process for supplier selection, but doing this poorly will greatly affect the overall success and profitability of your company. We can guide you through the strategic sourcing exercise, or execute the process on your behalf. It’s your choice. When completed, your company will enjoy more competitive pricing, business efficiencies, risk mitigation and the opportunity to partner with market leaders.

Supplier Alignment

Are your Suppliers working more for your bottom line, or their bottom line?  Let us work with your suppliers and create alignment across the supply chain. We will analyze your business to determine optimal ordering and production quantities, and develop ways to hold suppliers accountable.

Outsourced Supplier Negotiations

Does your business have the resources and or proper skill levels to negotiate large purchase agreements? We can help, as we have executed multi-year purchase contracts exceeding $100M.
Put our expertise to work for you. We have successfully negotiated raw material, purchased parts, machinery & equipment purchases, and facility acquisition, including site selection.

We can provide training for leadership and purchasing staff on best practices and methods to improve "price to price" annual performance.