How do you manage continuos cost control over professional services?
Professionals services are likely to make up a large part of company spend and is often increasing. At the same time salaries tend to increase and annual savings targets become harder to reach. There is a need for both the business and procurement to find ways to lower cost and increase value. Here you can share experiences and insights and grow knowledge together.
- In what ways is sourcing and buying of professional services developing?
- How do you continue to drive savings impact on professional services?
- How do you get your stakeholders to contribute and what role should stakeholders have?
Discuss the above topic with Brian during Theme Discussion sessions. Once you register to join you will get a link via which you choose four discussions during the day. Seats come at a first come first served basis.
Brian Sørensen is Global category director at Danfoss. Brian is leading a global team of category managers in Indirect Procurement; responsible for Professional Services, HR services, Marketing, Travel and Vehicles.
Brian is driving categories strategies to ensure year-on-year savings and supplier consolidation.
At Source 2 Pay Summit 2017 Brian invite you to discuss an increasing challenge in professional services and how to continuously drive savings impact, how you get your stakeholders to contribute and what role they should have.
Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. They meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Their products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery.
Danfoss are also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities. Their innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss is a world-leader, employing 23,400 employees and serving customers in more than 100 countries.
Danfoss is still privately held by the founding family. In 2015, net sales grew to the record level of DKK 38.0bn (EUR 5.1bn) against DKK 34.4bn (EUR 4.6bn) in 2014, corresponding to 11% growth. EBIT amounted to DKK 4.1bn (EUR 549m) against DKK 3.9bn (EUR 526m) in 2014, equal to an improvement of 4%. Net profit was improved by 13% to the record level of DKK 2.6bn (EUR 348m).