- Marketing suppliers
- How many suppliers take which percentage of the budget?
- How many suppliers are there? What does the supplier set look like? How dependent is your company on them?
- What are the financial terms? Are these competitive? Is it all transparent?
- Are invoices still coherent with contracts? Are their hidden money streams (financial flows you don’t see) in the marcom supply chain? What’s their size?
- Issues such as insourcing and outsourcing are addressed.
- What risks are involved?
This all leads to conclusions and recommendations of potential savings, aligned with you, fitted to the company’s needs. These form the input in the next step Improvement.
Leadtime 3-6 months dependent on speed and availability of information and people