Business Experience

Redcap team members have significant experience in supporting businesses around the world. Much of that focus has been on the development of procurement and negotiation capability. Our Sales development focus has been primarily for supply companies wishing to develop their customer base and win business with larger buying organisations.

Automotive

Working with leading automotive manufacturers and first tier suppliers to redevelop their team skills, procurement strategy, category management and strategic negotiation supporting cost reduction and supply-chain alignment initiatives.

Aviation

Developing commercial skills for engineering and technical teams to improve the procurement capacity supporting aircraft spares and maintenance.

Central Government & Health

From being a core design member of the most secure pre-payment card programme handling over £280m of grant distribution, to acquiring the educational operator for a National Skills Academy for Construction we have provided process efficiency improvements, category management, card programmes and wide ranging skills development programmes to enhance savings delivery and bureaucracy reduction within this sector.

Construction

Development of specialist negotiation programmes to work with quantity surveyors, site engineers and managers to support improvement initiatives in value delivery from the supply-chain.

Financial

Projects have been completed for High Street Banks, Insurance companies and specialist first tier suppliers to provide procurement support, development of best practice, governance and strategic procurement and negotiation skills development.  In addition working with Card Providers to implement and reinvigorate effective Procurement and Travel & Expense Card systems.

Local Government

Working with over 100 local government organisations, programmes have included: organisational design, cost reduction, process and e-procurement review, efficiency improvement, procurement analysis and implementation of a range of best practice approaches to enhance organisations ability to deliver citizen services.

Manufacturing

Projects have included the operational review and structural reorganisation of procurement across multi site organisations, strategic procurement development, category management, cost reduction programme delivery, commercial skills and professional procurement training.

Oil, Gas & Mining

From Scotland to Azerbaijan projects have delivered effective skills development programmes for procurement, engineering logistics and support staff.  These local training programmes enhanced capability for effective supply-chain operations to support extraction and exploration.

In Australia our consultant worked in iron ore mining to review multi site procurement operations and later to develop commercial and negotiation skills of the local procurement teams.

Police

We have completed significant projects to support operational policing including: delivery of significant cashable savings, organisational change and restructuring, strategy development, governance, category management, procurement analysis and wide ranging skills development programmes as well as the management of the full procurement, facilities and fleet functions.

Efficiency improvement programmes have been completed to improve procurement processing, introduce e-procurement, and significantly reduce bureaucracy through the introduction of procurement cards.

Power Generation

Working in the traditional power sector, nuclear and renewable, providing support for the review and development of procurement operations, governance, and professional skills development programmes.

Professional bodies

Providing support to both the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply and Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy’s Performance Improvement Network to raise procurement awareness, skills and knowledge in the UK and overseas.

Public Transport

Bus & Rail are key business sectors that support local and national economies.  Redcap has worked with procurement teams at management and operational level to improve procurement performance, governance and through delivering effective and challenging skills development programmes.

Retail

Working with leading High Street stores to provide procurement process governance for facilities and support operations to the business as well as commercial training for procurement and merchandising teams.

SME / Local Supply

Working in two areas: to develop supply chain performance through the development of processes and skills for commercial teams; business growth and preparation to improve sales success in preparation for writing bids as part of a tender exercise or for speculative opportunities.

Redcap Business Sectors and Global Experiance

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