About Us

Effective Purchasing Limited is a niche consultancy that delivers significant value to its clients. Our "can do" approach to providing leading-edge purchasing solutions has enabled our clients to improve their bottom-line performance.

Your success is what we strive for, with sustainable, but pragmatic solutions tailored to the need of the client with full skill transfer at the heart of everything we do. Whether this is through our people development programs or our ‘cost-out’ support, the result is the same – enhanced value delivery to our clients.

Created in 2008, our principle consultants have a wealth of procurement experience gained from both sides of the private/public sector divide. Our core skills range from change management and strategy development through to the facilitation of cross functional category teams.

All of which demonstrates Effective Purchasing can provide the ‘right team’ to work alongside your own staff, ready to tackle any supply chain challenge that may come their way.

Sector Knowledge

Below is a list of some of the sectors that Effective Purchasing have worked in:

  • Automotive
  • Building and Construction
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Public Sector – NHS
  • Public Sector – Local Government
  • Service
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Category Knowledge

Below is a list of categories that Effective Purchasing consultants have either supported or led:

  • Chemicals
  • Construction Projects
  • Consultancy and Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Engineered Parts
  • Facilities Management
  • Food Ingredients
  • Forklifts
  • Fuel and Oils
  • IT and Telecommunications
  • Logistics and Transport
  • Lease Vehicles
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Marketing and Print
  • Packaging Materials
  • Plastics
  • Steel and Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Temporary Labour
  • Travel
  • Waste Management