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HOLIDAY RESORTS - Optimisation of purchasing costs and structuration of the Purchasing department

HOLIDAY RESORTS

Optimisation of purchasing costs and structuration of the Purchasing department


CONTEXT

  • 14 holiday resorts in France: In the mountains, at the sea and in the country
  • Principal services: lodging, catering, leisure activities, lift tickets and ski rental, transportation and excursions
  • Little central coordination of purchasing processes

GOALS

  • Reduction of purchasing costs
  • Simplification and centralisation of purchasing processes

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Diagnostic
of Purchasing

Identification
and calculation
of levers

Implementation of the
target organisation

Targeted optimisations
and consultations
on key families

Definition of the
target organisation

1,5 Month5 Months

KEY LEVERS

  • Local renegotiation of transportation, leisure activities and maintenance services
  • Global call for bids from central purchasing units for food products
  • Reduction in food references
  • Creation of a central purchasing function

ZOOM

Segmentation and goals per purchasing family

Segmentation and goals per purchasing family

Scaling of the target workload for central
purchasing and local purchasing

Scaling of the target workload for central purchasing and local purchasing

RESULTS

SAVINGS

5%
savings in the Purchasing budget

EFFICIENCY

  • Shared purchasing data base
  • Reduction of the number of active references in catering

PROFESSIONALISATION

  • Creation of a dedicated and centralised purchasing function
  • Definition of ‘central vs local’ purchasing responsibilities as a function of families and processes