Case Studies

Client: Fatface

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Fatface appointed Synergy in October 2014. During the first year of our engagement, we conducted fourteen procurement reviews including Office Supplies, the Mobile Phone contract and General I.T Procurement. The objective of these reviews was to reduce the total cost of ownership in each area whilst increasing the service levels.

To date, Synergy has conducted 38 cost savings exercises with a combined saving to date of £3.22 million. We continue to provide a full end to end solution for Fatface with many commodity reviews now being conducted for a second and third time.

Client: Hobbycraft

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Hobbycraft appointed Synergy in August 2016 . Initially our role was to assist in the re-tendering of their Office Products & POS contract, which their internal purchasing team had previously conducted a tender exercise for. Through Synergy's extensive supplier network, we managed to produce a substantial 'like for like' saving in-excess of £252,862.

Over the past 2 years, Synergy has continued to deliver substantial savings to Hobbycraft . Additional cost saving exercises have included; Managed Print & Energy Brokerage negotiation. 

Client: Turtle Bay Restaurants

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Turtle Bay appointed Synergy in March 2017. We initially looked at three areas of cost reduction including Office products, Supply and Laundry of Napkins and Cloths & Print. The objective was to maximie the savings available whilst minimising the contract lengths TB had to agree to.

Having conducted a tender exercise across all three commodity areas,  Synergy successfully obtained savings of £290,309 whilst increasing service levels across all three spend categories.