Our Tail Management team are a dedicated team of experts in end-to-end supplier base consolidation. We can help you deal with up to 80% fewer suppliers, achieving cost and process benefits across your business.
We will work as an extension of your procurement team to manage labour-intensive tail supply chains on your behalf. This enables you to streamline your supplier base, freeing your employees to focus on the areas that matter.

Reduce the cost of procurement

Implementing our end-to-end solution will help you to:

 

Benefits across your business


Through streamlining your supplier base, you can cut the time spent managing a large number of small purchasing contracts. You can therefore refocus key personnel or even reduce headcount, reducing overhead costs.

By utilising our network of over 2,500 suppliers, and the category expertise of our indirect procurement specialists, you also improve your company’s CSR performance through consolidated deliveries.
 

Is Tail Management right for us?

 
Typically suitable for corporate, multi-site businesses with a number of special suppliers, we can consolidate tail spend across multiple products and services. This enables simplified procurement, warehousing and logistics processes to bring significant rewards.

We operate a five-stage plan to assess your requirements, with fully flexible warehousing and delivery options:
 

Analysis
Indirect procurement process
Stock management
Physical distribution
Performance measurement
 
Whether dealing with your account manager, implementation or customer services team, you can rest assured that we understand your business, its seasonal variances and logistical challenges. We will even underwrite your bespoke stock, enabling you to improve cash flow by paying on call off.
 
  • “OfficeTeam’s GNFR Tail Management service has provided a flexible solution which takes the cost and time out of LVMH’s procurement … OfficeTeam actively works with LVMH’s stakeholders and procurement staff to reduce costs across the board and provide specialist product and service advice and support. Through new product recommendations and product alternatives, OfficeTeam has provided an immediate reduction in spend for LVMH. By leveraging spend across multiple product and service categories and utilising bulk buying capability; OfficeTeam has been able to provide savings of 20% over the incumbent suppliers.”
    LVMH
  • “Working with OfficeTeam, our outsourcing project has been a success. We have been able to reduce our operational costs considerably and rationalise our supply base whilst still having some control over where our product is sourced. OfficeTeam have presented savings on key product lines which will deliver further financial benefit in the forthcoming months.”
    William Hill

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