Cirtuo is a leading provider of procurement tools
designed to transpose strategies into tangible
day-to-day activities yielding measurable results.
Our three web-tool modules for efficient management of strategic activities in procurement.
Cirtuo Strategy Framework for Categories
Category Management
Accelerate savings, reduce supply risks and create value through innovation and process improvement.
Leverage on 500+ pre-developed category strategies and 100+ proven levers.
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Only 2%
of procurement directors rate their category strategy and implementation as excellent.
Benefits
Identify new savings potentials, increase responsiveness and transparency of procurement activities.
Reflect realized savings in P&L for direct and indirect categories.
Enhance internal relevance of procurement as vital contributor to business success.
Replace suboptimal solutions with single integrated web-tool.
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Cirtuo Strategy Framework for Suppliers
Supplier Management
Improve supplier relationships, enhance performance and minimize risks for critical suppliers.
Utilize 150+ pre-developed supplier strategies and 60+ proven levers in alignment with category strategies.
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9 out of 10
procurement managers admit to be far from capturing full value from key suppliers - despite SRM installed.
Benefits
Ensure top performance and high commitment of key suppliers.
Understand true motivation and interests of your key suppliers - realize full value.
Focus on tier 1 suppliers with critical performance.
Integrate critical suppliers into selected strategic activities.
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Cirtuo Strategy Framework for Procurement Function
Procurement Development
Upgrade procurement organization and processes, strengthen strategic relevance and develop competences.
Deploy 30+ procurement assessments and 200+ best practices for complex multi-location procurement organizations.
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On average, more than 80%
of procurement managers' time is still spent with operational work and fighting fires.
Benefits
Enforce development of multi-layered procurement organization on global scale.
Reduce time spent in operational work and focus on value generating activities.
Develop and test competences of employees and organizational efficiency.
Foster discipline and transparency by “pushing” unified solutions throughout procurement process.
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Category
Management
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Supplier
Management
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Procurement
Development
Web-Tool
Web-Tool provides four step approach Category Management, Supplier Management and Procurement Development.
Approach your selected categories, key suppliers and organization development in the exactly same way in just four easy steps.
Web-Tool supports the four-step approach leveraging proven set of analytical tools, templates and frameworks.
Four steps
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Analysis
Develops new perspectives on categories, suppliers and procurement function as result of structured analysis.
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Different analytical tools are provided, for example; spend analysis, SWOT analysis, cost drivers with technical analysis, risk assessment, Kraljic matrix, 360 degree assessment, suppliers´ financial analysis, supplier scorecard, 5-forces analysis, supplier preferencing model.
Example for Kraljic matrix for categories
Example for cost drivers for categories with technical analysis
Example for risk assessment for categories and suppliers
Example spend analysis for categories and suppliers
Example for 360-degree assessment for procurement function
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Strategy
Identifies strategy for selected categories, key suppliers and procurement function to meet business objectives.
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Efficent development of strategies is based on 150+ levers for categories and suppliers and 200+ best practices for procurement function builds the unique framework for everyday use.
Example for strategy framework Cirtuo (TM) for categories
Example for strategy framework Cirtuo (TM) for suppliers
Example for strategic options or levers for suppliers
Example for strategy framework Cirtuo (TM) for procurement function
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Initiatives
Ensures strategy execution by translating it into tangible initiatives and day-to-day activities.
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All ingredients of a professional initiative management are integrated in the web-tool - initiatives, tasks, gantcharts, notes, advanced reminder functions and filters. Combined with the workflow features, they form powerful enterprise tool for the execution of the strategy.

Practical solutions reduce errors, cut costs, amplify collaboration, accelerate execution of initiatives and enable seamless implementation of charted strategy.
Example for initiative management for suppliers
Example for initiative management for categories, savings according to implementation levels
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Results
Displays achieved results - monitor the execution of the strategy and contribution to business success.
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Financial results are measured at initiative level and can be easily aggregated across initiatives.

Reporting of financial contribution across categories, suppliers and locations is just a click away.
Example for savings result displayed in the category tree
Example for savings in single initiatives according to degree of implementation
Example for savings comparison for different periods
Example for savings development over time, plan vs. realization
Our delivery
Cirtuo transposes strategy into action by enforcing change management and continuous competence development.
We transfer application know-how to maximize tool´s effectiveness. Knowledge transfer is delivered through web-seminars or workshops.
Workshops are customized to your needs, starting with "Pilot" - introductory courses, usually ending with "Regular review" workshops.
Delivery program frequency diminishes over time as your team strengthens competences.
Pilot project
4-8 workshops or web-seminars
2-6 months
Develop analysis, strategy and initiatives for few selected categories and suppliers
Support client to run first assessment of the procurement organization
Support client to understand methodology and web-tool
Regular reviews
2-4 workshops or web-seminars
per year
Tune in procurement performance to best-in-class practices by reviewing scope, quality and content deficiencies
Introduce variety of practices, that will enhance internal recognition by communicating:
outstanding achievements
solution to difficult issues
ideas that have improved efficiencies or saved money
exceptional work on a project
improved customer satisfaction
enhanced teamwork between departments
Follow up
6-10 workshops or web-seminars
6-12 months
Include further categories and suppliers into the web-tool to cover critical topics with the highest business impact
Roll out the methodology and web-tool further into the organization
Ensure the acceptance and relevance of the methodology, web-tool and developed strategies and inititatives
Technology & Security
Cirtuo delivers structured procurement expertise through the state-of-the-art technologies at affordable prices.
HTML5 enables convenient usage on laptops, tablets and smart phones, with no installation at highest security level.
Internal or external hosting as well as platform flexibility is possible to comply with your IT governance.
Easy integration of existing client templates and data.
Cirtuo Web-Tool detailed technical specification and security standard available upon request.
What others have to say
Cirtuo web-tool is an excellent solution for defining procurement strategies and monitoring their implementation. It perfectly supports our strategic activities for categories and suppliers.

DanXXXijel BanXXXek, Executive Director Central Purchasing, Atlantic Grupa d.d.
Winner „The Best Procurement Organization of the Year 2015,” EIPM Award
Winner „Risk Management in Procurement”, St. Gallen Institute of Technology Management 2015
With Cirtuo’s tool and coaching we have boosted energy and innovation within procurement, and have genuinely aligned procurement with our internal clients. We have gained new perspective on transposing strategies into our day-to-day activities giving us confidence and providing credibility to our ambitious saving targets.

MarXXXko LeXXXkše, CPO Adria Mobil, Slovenia
Procurement Manager of the Year 2014, Slovenian Purchasing Association
Cirtuo has helped us to rapidly achieve successful transition from operational to strategic purchasing. Its structured approach to categories, suppliers and tendering process has resulted with millions in savings, it has boosted our efficiency and increased transparency. Cirtuo has provided us with valuable tools and has proved to be reliable agent of changes in the procurement processes.

Dr. DoXXXris PeruXXXčić, Board Member, ACI d.d., Adriatic Croatia International
Cirtuo provides a tool that delivers on it´s promises. With Cirtuo we now have a relevant Category Management program and practical console for development of most critical suppliers.

RobXXXert FruhXXXwirth, Procurement Division Manager Large Hydro, Andritz Hydro GmbH
Cirtuo enables development of strategic procurement in a highly structured manner. By insisting on transparency of the procurement cost, analysis of requirements and markets, development of category strategies, competencies and organizational proficiencies, Cirtuo amplifies the efficiency of procurement and interdisciplinary cooperation in general. Commodity Risk Management as part of the Category Management has strengthened risk management and savings in all strategic categories.

IvXXXan ArtuXXXković, Member of the Board, Franck d.d.
Unique combination of the web-tool and coaching on demand has changed the face of our organization and has improved our performance and internal recognition.

Dr. BerXXXnhard PsoXXXnder, Supply Management Executive Director, Knapp AG
The great thing about working with Cirtuo is that they are ready to offer tailor made solutions. At Molson Coors Procurement, we were not looking for a software solution. Instead, we needed deep Procurement expertise that would support us in refreshing existing Category Management tools and processes. It took incredible effort and patience from Drasko and his team to produce a great Category Management Toolkit that meets the needs of our very diverse Global Procurement team. The new Category Management methodology is now widely used accross our Regions and the results are amazing.
AleXXXn CrnjXXXac, VP Procurement Europe, Molson Coors
Well-structured Category Management approach provided by Cirtuo has greatly improved our strategic procurement practices.

DavXXXor PopoXXXvic, Executive Director Purchasing, Podravka d.d.
Cirtuo contributed to our change of attitude from operational to strategic and provided a guideline for future category and supplier management.

ChrXXXistian PrettXXXerhofer, Sourcing & Procurement Director, Rosendahl Maschinen GmbH member of Knill Group
Cirtuo has helped us develop our strategic procurement activities from the scratch. It provided us with development road map, knowledge transfer, proven methods and tools. It is a tool that walks it talk.

JürXXXgen ZahXXXrnhofer, Head of Supply Chain Management, Komptech Umwelttechnik GmbH
Cirtuo packaged decades of procurement knowledge development in a simple web-tool that is convenient to use at affordable prices. Strategic activities in procurement e.g. Category & Supplier Management are important also for smaller companies.

JosXXXef MuchXXXitsch, Purchasing Manager Elsta Mosdorfer GmbH member of Knill Group
Boosting procurement excellence
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Category Management self-assessment
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Written up-to-date strategies are prepared for all key categories.
Category strategies are aligned with internal clients.
Category strategies are aligned with supplier strategies.
Category risks are identified and considered in the category strategy.
There are written initiatives, measures or actions to ensure the strategy will be executed.
Formal meetings to review strategies, initiatives and results are scheduled and carried out in regular intervals.
All category data is up to date - spend analysis, strategies, initiatives and results.
All category documents are easily accessible, versions are properly dated and coded.
Category Managers spend most of their time on development and execution of category strategies.
Development and execution of category strategies is standardized.
There is a single console to support the whole Category Management process.
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Supplier Management self-assessment
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We have full insight in supplier´s motivation and interests working with our company.
Written up-to-date strategies are prepared for all key suppliers.
Supplier strategies are aligned with internal clients.
Supplier strategies are aligned with category strategies.
Supplier risks are identified and considered in the supplier strategy.
There are written initiatives, measures or actions to ensure the strategy will be executed.
Formal meetings to review strategies, initiatives and results are scheduled and carried out in regular intervals.
All supplier documents are easily accessible, versions are properly dated and coded.
Key supplier responsibility is clearly assigned to particular procurement manager and relevant in practice.
Supplier development is standardized and part of formal process.
There is a single console to support the whole Supplier Development process.
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Procurement Development self-assessment
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Requirements on procurement function are evaluated regularly.
We understand exactly what expectations internal clients have from procurement function.
The gaps to best practices are being evaluated and documented.
Development strategies for procurement function are aligned with top management.
There are written up-to-date strategies for the development of the procurement function at global and local level.
There are written initiatives, measures or actions to ensure the strategy will be executed.
Formal meetings to review strategies, initiatives and results are scheduled and carried out in regular intervals.
The responsibilities for each procurement development initiative are clearly assigned.
All relevant documents are easily accessible, versions are properly dated and coded.
Procurement function development is standardized and part of formal process.
There is a single console that supports the procurement development process.
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