Improve your make-or-buy strategy to release profit potential

Establish the right balance between what you do in-house and what you choose to outsource.


Putting together an effective make-or-buy strategy will generate more profit for your company. However, it is not only a matter of reducing cost. For your make-or-buy strategy to be effective, you need to consider aspects such as:

  • Quality vs. price
  • Control vs. risk
  • Short-term vs. long-term effects

Taking all these issues into account, we can help you define – or redefine – a make-or-buy strategy that works for your organisation.

Featured clients

Danske Spil
Winning a significant market share
Winning a significant market share: An effective procurement strategy and process followed up by a Lean implementation carved out a substantial piece of the Danish online gaming market for Danske Spil – within the first year.
DONG Energy Wind Power
More wind energy at lower costs
DONG Energy Wind Power is the market leader within offshore wind energy and has the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe. By reducing costs, improving quality of delivery and ensuring optimal time frames, DONG Energy Wind Power has managed to substantially improve their offshore wind farm agreements.


  • Solution Buying® – Sourcing for impact

    Buying is selling, only reversed. The core focus of procurement has always been costs – managing and driving down external costs, as reflected in the typical KPI for procurement of % annual savings.

  • The Whole Brain Negotiates

    If you encounter conflict from across the table in a negotiation, it could be caused by your own behaviour! While this might be a bold statement, it is often true in corporate negotiations.

  • Deriving business value from cost allocation and portfolio management

    If cost allocation drives procurement behaviour then a lack of cost allocation may lead to suboptimal demand. Effective control and execution of the cost allocation process pave the way for efficient demand management.

  • Implement Procurement Maturity Model

    The Implement Procurement Maturity Model is a solid platform for identifying improvements and prioritising future procurement initiatives and projects in your company.

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