Our client needed to deliver procurement savings within their Australian operation by generating assets across both coal mining and generating operations.
They were under pressure with low wholesale electricity prices, soft electricity demand and surplus generation in the market, and rising operating costs.
annualised savings from a total spend of $577m in 22 weeks
in additional opportunities identified to be evaluated for implementation
Agree and prioritise potential opportunities/savings levers with the procurement team
Manage reverse auctions across several key spend categories, yielding an incremental 10% to 30% savings over and above traditional sourcing
Realign organisation structure with clearly defined key performance indicators (KPIs) cascading from upper management to operational roles and contractors
Optimise current procurement processes, practices, tools and templates
Greatly improve communication across engineering, procurement and vendors
Roll out the cutting edge PiPware toolset to lock in long‑term savings tracking and ensure ongoing demand management and spend compliance is maintained