Never Waste a Crisis

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2020 was a year of struggle. It was also a year in which procurement was able to shine. Procurement functions across Australia quickly adapted and shifted their focus from cost reduction to supply risk mitigation and back to cost reduction.

  • What exactly has changed for procurement teams around the country?
  • What were the biggest struggles?
  • Where are the greatest opportunities for 2021?

Building on our research with 186 organisations in 2019, we surveyed 202 organisations in April, July and September 2020 to obtain a time-in-motion dataset that shows how the different stages of the crisis impacted procurement teams.

Download your free copy of our latest eBook to read how procurement teams across Australia made the most of this crisis.

Here is what’s inside the eBook:

  1. 2020 will be remembered as the year in which procurement became a lot more important
  2. At first glance, the focus of procurement shifted dramatically over the past 12 months
  3. Government organisations and private sector businesses experienced the pandemic very differently
  4. Operational challenges replaced supply risk mitigations as the key issue
  5. Savings are back on the agenda
  6. How we can help

Download here: https://info.grosvenor.com.au/en-au/download-never-waste-a-crisis-website-1

About Author

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Dr Stefan Gassner is a driven procurement leader with ten years’ experience in supply chain, procurement and commercial management, including internationally. Leading Grosvenor’s Procurement Practice, Stefan loves delivering tangible results and has worked for more then 70 of the biggest organisation in Australia to transform their procurement functions, deliver high stakes sourcing projects and implement performance management processes. During his PhD, Stefan developed a framework to support the decision as to what services should be kept inhouse and which ones are best outsourced, which has been published as a book in Germany. A visible expert, Stefan is regularly engaged to present at procurement conferences and seminars and regularly contributes to thought leadership pieces. Stefan loves a challenge and clients value his communication skills, stakeholder engagement and evidence-based approach to consulting.

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