At the request of a member, the Purchasing Council surveyed the membership about Savings Target in Procurement.
• The vast majority of companies have targets for procurement
• The distribution of savings follows the standard bell curve
In the vast majority of cases MRO spending is managed by procurement. Virtually all categories of MRO are covered within the definition, from maintenance, through janitorial, electrical, contracting, waste, HVAC, plumbing, installation, etc.
Trade compliance reporting lines are split between the legal and supply chain departments, with slightly more companies having compliance report to legal. The compliance function is largely centralized. Manager and director level positions predominate personnel ranks. Just under 2/3 of companie