Incorporated in 1986, ADR has designed and delivered thousands of purchasing training programs to more than 1800 clients in over 90 countries in both the private and public sectors.
Advance Procurement - an imperative, a call to action, and our mission to transform the profession we love. Advance Procurement is a globally operating boutique Procurement technology & Marketing consultancy. A network of procurement practitioners and subject matter experts that provide actionable advice and hands-on support to ensure procurement teams, consultancies, and ProcureTech start-ups ask the right questions and find the right answers when embarking on their journey of digitally transforming the function we love. Passion for Procurement is at the core of everything we do. Creative problem-solving and a focus on delivery excellence are what motivate us. We apply these values in four distinct focus areas: Procurement Performance Savings opportunity identification & delivery, auctions & sourcing optimization, game-theoretic negotiation design Procurement Digitalization Maturity assessment, agile Operating Model design, digitalization roadmap, tool selection & implementation Indirect Procurement Category management, opportunity assessment & delivery Marketing for Procurement start-ups Positioning & GTM, brand strategy & activation, digital marketing, content marketing Contact us to discuss how we can deliver ‘Impact as a Service’ for you.
Next Level Purchasing Association is the most sought out online certification course for procurement professionals; from entry-level buyers to executive-level practitioners. NLPA was founded in 2000 and now has world’s largest membership association for purchasing professional having over 280,000 members in over 100 countries to establish and utilize procurement best practices leading to the achievement of better results than ever before. NLPA is now a part of the CertiTrek Group portfolio of certifications. CertiTrek raises the bar to set new standards for a certification company. Prestigious organizations - including many Fortune 500 companies throughout North America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia have enrolled their purchasing professionals in the Senior Professional in Supply Management® (SPSM) Program.
Vantage Partners is a consulting and training firm that helps companies innovate more quickly, execute with greater discipline, and collaborate more effectively, for sustained impact and growth. Headquartered in Boston, we serve clients worldwide, across multiple sectors including biopharmaceuticals, healthcare, energy, financial services, high-technology, and manufacturing. We combine three decades of practical experience with an ongoing commitment to thought leadership. Our founders have served on the faculties of Harvard University, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and have published award-winning books and multiple articles in the Harvard Business Review and other leading journals. Vantage Partners leverages unique expertise in strategic sourcing, negotiation, supply chain operations, relationship management, and change management to help companies develop and implement innovative approaches to negotiating with, and collaborating with, suppliers — and to enhance collaboration between procurement and internal business partners. As a result, we have helped clients achieve hundreds of millions of dollars in bottom line savings and incremental revenue.