The fastest growing area in eProcurement is Services.
Today’s post is by Ron Southard, CEO at SafeSourcing
Professional services represent one of the fastest growing procurement areas for thousands of companies. The reason for this growth includes reductions in staff, efficiencies through outsourcing non-core competencies such as IT, and cost reductions for service on demand versus full time internal resources.
SafeSourcing has completed hundreds of professional services sourcing events resulting in the following overall statistics:
Number of Service Providers Invited: 5 to 9
Average Suppliers Participating: 6
Project Timeframe: < 30 Days
Average Savings: 24%
Here is a list of 25 of the more popular services sourced using our eprocurement tools!
1. Employee Automobile Reimbursement Plan
2. Accounts Payable Recovery
3. Event Planning Services by Location
4. Armored Cars Services
5. Audio Conferencing
6. B2B Payment Solutions
7. Background Screening Services
8. Customer Satisfaction Program Provider
9. Customer Satisfaction Program Provider
10. Customer Statement
11. Disaster Response (Emergency Cleanup)
12. Event Services
13. Facilities Asset Management
14. Temp Labor
15. Jet Charters
16. Legal Services
17. Managed Print Services
18. Payroll Services
20.Waste Management Services
21.Lawn Care Services
22.Snow Removal Services
24.Construction Services (General Contractor)
If you’d like to learn more about how to reduce your current costs for services or get a savings estimate on a specific services category, please reach out to a SafeSourcing Customer Services Associate.
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