August 03, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Shared Services Link - Susie West
The Hackett Group - Amy Fong
American Water - Todd Smith
Lowering costs while increasing value is a critical business objective seen across organizations of all industries. As companies around the world continue to search for ways to deliver cost savings while increasing revenue, they often look to their financial supply chain to improve efficiencies, unlock opportunity and strengthen relationships with their suppliers.
Join this webinar to hear Todd Smith, VP of Supply Chain at American Water, Amy Fong, P2P Advisory Program Leader at The Hackett Group, and Susie West, CEO at Shared Services Link discuss how companies have shifted their focus to effectiveness and value delivery by understanding how world-class P2P supports enterprise goals.
Todd Smith will share how American Water transformed their financial supply chain and saw incredible value in just months. He’ll cover their strategy to achieve:
- ROI within 4 months
- $1 million in discount capture per billion in spend
- Executive buy-in from the CFO and strong collaboration between AP, supply chain and treasury
Why attend this webinar:
1. The current state, trends and future predictions of the financial supply chain
2. How Treasury, AP and Procurement can work together to maximize program results
3. Three reasons to start your journey today, and how to set realistic goals and expectations
More information about the speakers:
Shared Services Link - Susie West - CEO - Twitter @sslink_HQ
The Hackett Group - Amy Fong - P2P Advisory Program Leader - Twitter @TheHacketGroup
American Water - Todd Smith - VP of Supply Chain
Information about the Organizer:
Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not for resale sourcing team, specializing in systems implementation and hired services category sourcing. She spent three years as the Associate Director of consulting services at Emptoris before it was acquired by IBM in 2011.