Operations

Buying desk

Outsource your buying needs to our multi-disciplined team. Are you looking for a safe pair of hands to free up your time? Do you need qualified buyers to handle a particularly complex project? Or do you want to ensure total process compliance? We don’t mind how often you use our services. We don’t mind if [...]

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Sustainability reporting

Our analysts work with your suppliers to establish and report on your emissions and science based targets, giving you the opportunity to carbon-label your products. We begin by extracting as much data from your supply chain as is available, and transform it to provide expert analysis around your carbon emissions. We bring together data from [...]

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Digital transformation

Print will always be needed, but much of what is printed can be provided to the customer in a digital format. Harler provides an independent understanding of when the power of print is effective versus when digital drives value and efficiency. It doesn't matter where your organisation is on its digital transformation journey, there is [...]

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Supplier transition

When you need to switch to a new provider, our experience makes that a seamless process. Our team has been involved in dozens of supplier transitions, and our agile approach to project management works by breaking up the process of exit and implementation into several stages and involving the right stakeholders at the right time. [...]

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Cost cutting

At certain times, it becomes necessary to take a straight-forward approach and protect your business by reducing existing costs. We understand where the opportunities lie to remove spend from your cost base. While the real value often comes from engaging with suppliers and stakeholders who understand how and where your organisation is spending money, we [...]

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Contracting & negotiation

Contracts often require complex negotiation across multiple service lines, schedules and statements of work. This complexity requires deep category knowledge to ensure compliance to your processes. We have negotiated dozens of contracts and our best in class templates cover all category specific aspects. We protect your best interests in areas such as: service level agreements, [...]

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Tenders and RFPs

Save up to 80% of the effort on your end-to-end procurement process by accessing our expertise. Our knowledge library covers all print categories, every sector, and every supplier scenario. We'll make sure you don't miss anything. Our list of available content includes: data gathering templates; baselining; basket creation; tender evalution; data cleansing; market insight; supplier [...]

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In-house vs outsource

The most common question that we get asked is whether in-housing or outsourcing is best. The reality is usually somewhere in the middle. Our independent approach cuts through inertia, applies facts, makes cost comparisons, and quickly arrives at scenario planning and recommendations. Whether you're talking print rooms, strategic sourcing, operating models, business process outsourcing, on-site [...]

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Strategy

With the right operating model, costs are under control, brand and specification is managed, demand is coordinated, actionable insight comes out of a strong management and reporting process, regional variances are planned for, and state-of-the-art workflows seamlessly work behind the scenes. Harler's advice helps you make vital adjustments or big change. Our subject matter expertise, [...]

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Supplier leaderboards & shortlists

Find the right supplier with syndicated data, specialist insight and opinion of your peers. With Harler's leaderboards you can assess your suppliers against others. We bring together facts, opinion and scores from a range of sources. These include buyer scoring, production specialisms, sector specialism, size, financials, location, accreditation's, environmental and social practises, net promoter scores [...]

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