SITUATION Our client is in a long-term relationship with an indirect commodity distributor; with various agreements over several spend categories. They have generated RFPs and renewed contracts but were not aware of several key pricing clauses that adversely affected their agreements and were the root cause for contract compliance issues. The client had not conducted a comprehensive … Continue reading Case Study: Audit Recovery for Leading Nationwide Retailer
SITUATION Our client needed to initiate a worldwide RFP for office products in 36 countries. The challenge lay in the reconciliation of existing data from a major office products provider and smaller regional vendors. With no industry standards in product description, unit of measure, currency, etc. obtaining full transparency and comprehensive analysis of 25,000 SKUs presents significant … Continue reading Case Study: Global Pharmaceutical Initiate RFP in All Territories
SITUATION The client initially requested Dryden to support a comprehensive analysis of a bid event for an indirect commodity category. After successfully implementing and transitioning to a new program, due to reorganization, there was a lapse in the ongoing audit process. After one year, Dryden conducted an audit of the agreement and program on 12 … Continue reading Case Study: Continuous Benchmarking Success over Contract Duration
SITUATION Fortune 100 consumer goods company with an agreement expiring within 12 months solicits Dryden’s help in determining the relative benefits of renewing the existing agreement vs. running an RFP. The client has been with the current distributor for over 7 years and was concerned that they were no longer receiving best in market pricing. SOLUTION … Continue reading Case Study: Renewal or RFP?