Procurement Intelligence from Dragon Sourcing delivers you insight into categories and markets to enable effective procurement decisions.
Rapid, relevant and reliable
Market volatility causes significant challenges to procurement managers. To deliver value to the business it is critical to have insight into the current cost and market dynamics of key categories & raw materials, together with early warnings of potential market risks. With so many sources of information available Dragon Sourcing rapidly filters out what is relevant and reliable to support effective decision making. From a one off market analysis to support your strategy development to regular price forecasts to inform buying decisions, Dragon Sourcing can give you competitive insight:
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Comprehensive primary and secondary sources
Valuable insight comes from interrogating both primary sources such as suppliers, and industry experts, and secondary sources such as industry publications, databases and associations. Through Dragon Sourcing’s growing network of industry contacts and supplier databases we gather multiple viewpoints to increase the depth and reliability of the intelligence.
Local insight with global reach
Globalization of markets comes with increased risks and opportunities. To sustain competitive advantage it is necessary to consistently integrate both global and local intelligence. Dragon Sourcing meets this challenge through its network of operations that span the key markets of Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
- Discovering market opportunities
- Making informed buying decisions
- Conducting effective negotiations
- Clarifying supply chain risks
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Please feel free to contact us. Use our contact form or arrange a callback with a consultant.
What kind of products & services do you source?
We can source any product or service from commodity to customised. Check our Category Expertise section to see the range.
What kind of businesses do you work with?
We work with small to multi-national companies that are looking to procure goods and services from emerging markets for export or to support their local operations.
Do you have preferred relationships with suppliers?
We are supplier independent, we never take commissions from suppliers, and we conduct our procurement on an objective and documented basis.
How long does it take to quantify the potential value opportunity?
From initial brief to quantifying the potential value opportunity, takes between a few days for categories we know well to 2 months for new categories.
How long does it take to fully qualify a new supplier?
To qualify a new supplier that has been identified as offering potential value, takes between a few weeks for simple off-the-shelf products to several months for complex custom engineered products.