Procurement is the process of finding and agreeing to terms, and acquiring goods, services, or works from an external source. Procurement optimization plays an important role in business in achieving sustainable growth and ensuring competitiveness.
“Seeking help from us gives our clients a strategic advantage as they can avoid supply chain risks and disruptions and shift their focus from operational tasks to structural investments and core operations. This not only leads to cost reduction but also gets our clients ahead of their competitors. With us, procurement is not just about purchasing products, services or work from external sources. We see it as an essential part of the overall business strategy of any larger company.“, says Zdenko Brtan, founder and general manager of STILMAN GROUP.
Our procurement services involve a series of activities and processes that enable our clients to acquire necessary products at the best possible price when aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are compared. Depending on our customer’s needs, we can provide small samples of the required goods as well as large-scale products. The steps of the procurement process are as follows:
- Identifying suppliers according to the client´s needs;
- Making inquiries;
- Receiving quotations;
- Negotiating terms;
- Selecting a vendor;
- Creating a purchase order and goods receipt;
- Managing shipping;
- Receiving invoices;
- Making a payment.
We have been working with clients from various industries, enabling them to find better purchasing solutions and enhance the success of their business.
The object of a significant project from our portfolio was the procurement of metallic piping for geothermal application. According to market researches, the demad for geothermal energy source is expected to climb in the near future and sustain for long time to come. These trends are about to create abundant opportunities for capacity expansion of geothermal power plants.
We provide our clients, operating on the geothermal power market full service procurement processes that include sourcing activities, contract management, purchasing and payment.