Procurement and Outsourcing Advisory Services

Develop strategies for procurement and outsourcing excellence.

Design operating models and enable technology to drive value over time.

With commercial and government organizations now facing multiple challenges—everything from supply chain disruptions to economic, political, and environmental uncertainties—it’s critical that C-suites and business leaders reassess their procurement and outsourcing operations to ensure they are equipped to handle any reality and agile enough to deliver on future unknowns.

What’s needed is a multidimensional approach that anticipates continuous change in technology, market conditions, and organizational priorities—and a trusted adviser like KPMG to help you along each step of this transformational journey.

To ensure procurement and outsourcing capabilities are optimized for success now and in the future, business leaders must address these imperatives:


Future of Procurement

The procurement function must develop new capabilities to stay in front of change.



KPMG focuses on 3 key capabilities to help you successfully manage supply chains through uncertainty:
Visibility, Analytics and Planning


See it

Gain visibility across the end-to-end supply chain to foresee potential problems and maximize opportunity.

KPMG helps you: 

  • Work collaboratively so you can see what customers, suppliers and logistics partners see
  • Use data (external signals and internal data sources), AI/ML, accelerators, methodologies, frameworks, and advanced modelling to make better, more informed decisions


Analyze it 

Employ data strategically to predict the impact of every scenario. Gain a 360-degree view into profitability. Identify gaps and route causes for delays and potential solutions.

KPMG helps you:

  • Build the model answer with our technology-agnostic analytics platform
  • Collate data—raw, structured, unstructured—and share robust insights and recommendations
  • Use advanced modeling and analytics to unlock hidden opportunities beyond human analysis
  • Explore scenarios to help mitigate risk


Plan it

Gain integrated planning capabilities to drive collaboration between demand, supply and production. Ensure alignment across the extended supply chain. Improve cross-functional collaboration and optimize capacity, logistics and network planning.

KPMG helps you:

  • Employ winning strategies and strong governance frameworks
  • Implement a short, mid-term and long-term roadmap
  • Explore short-term, accurate demand, supply and production scenarios
  • Develop mid- and long-term, proven S&OP/E and IBP capabilities
  • Implement operating models and technologies for demand-driven, insight-led supply chains 

The KPMG approach 

We work closely with you to develop pragmatic operations models that address areas such as organization, processes, governance, systems, master data, and metrics that enable procurement to strategically support the enterprise’s growth and competitive objectives.

Whether engaged for full-scale transformation or targeted improvements, KPMG can help embed leading practices and technologies into your organization to drive meaningful benefits and deliver tangible value. KPMG provides a holistic set of offerings that enable procurement and business service organizations to manage change and deal with disruption.

Digital Strategy & Enablement

Strategic Sourcing

Technology Strategy & Selection (ERP Selection)

Contract Management

Supplier Management 

Procurement M&A

Managed Services




Assessments and Diagnostics



Technology enablement is a key enabler to your business strategy 

KPMG strategic affiliations with leading service and technology providers are key to helping you achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. Our global alliance ecosystem is designed to address today’s top issues, trends, and priorities. By combining forces with leading services and technology providers, we enable you to realize enterprise-wide value from vendor selection, strategy, design, and technology implementations.

Our comprehensive offerings are driven by advanced technology from our Alliances and other industry-leading technology providers such as:

KPMG and Coupa®

Achieve smarter spend management by transforming your procure-to-pay processes with Coupa's user-friendly procurement application.

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KPMG and Ivalua®

Together, we help clients redesign procurement processes and implement Ivalua's cloud-based source-to-pay application.



SAP Ariba®







Contact Us

Let KPMG help you build a better, more predictable future with procurement and outsourcing. With our extensive industry experience, functional knowledge and technology enablers, we can help you accelerate your procurement transformation to foster long-term growth and success.

Dipan Karumsi

Dipan Karumsi

Principal, Advisory Procurement & Outsourcing Advisory, KPMG LLP (U.S.)

+1 614-249-2384