Global Emerging-Market Sourcing

Let Capgemini help you acquire the skills and mindset required to fully seize the opportunities of global emerging-market sourcing

Accelerate Your Low-Cost Strategies

Capgemini’s portfolio of skills, supporting methodologies and global delivery capabilities make it possible for us to help you address a range of global sourcing issues:

  • Sourcing strategically: Capgemini is a global provider of strategic sourcing solutions to many of the world’s top automotive companies. Our automotive practice serves 14 of the world’s largest 15 vehicle manufacturers and 13 of the 17 largest automotive suppliers
  • Reaching globally: Our global footprint is supported by robust leading-edge tools and methodologies specifically related to global sourcing, such as spend segmentation and commodity profiling
  • Capturing value: Our global expertise makes us well-placed to help companies select the right low-cost countries to consider for sourcing

Critical to this process is our understanding of current and future macroeconomic factors, such as a country’s GDP, trade balance, corporation tax, VAT, capital gains and dividends.

The Jump-Start Approach

Capgemini can help your company devise the most appropriate and effective risk-mitigation strategy so that you can successfully and confidently implement a forward-looking low-cost sourcing (LCS) strategy.

Our Jump-Start approach involves a six-week audit to accelerate the completion of a low-cost sourcing strategy. Using this model, we successfully help automotive companies speed the development of their LCS strategies.

Capgemini Will Help You Source Strategically

Continued growth and increased profits brought about by reducing costs are not the only benefits of global sourcing. Emerging-market sourcing can also set a new benchmark and help drive step changes in performance with incumbent suppliers.

There is also often an intrinsic link between buying and selling opportunities in emerging markets. In one successful example, we worked with a Tier 1 automotive supplier to develop a global emerging-market sourcing program. A cross-functional, globally located team was established and end-to-end sourcing activity was completed in 16 weeks, delivering a 21% savings opportunity.


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