Strategic sourcing is the backbone of any world-class supply chain. An effective strategic sourcing program typically generates 10% to 20% savings against a company’s external spend, making it an incredibly powerful value creation program.
Forti Solutions has worked with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies to source more than $50B of materials and services, and, in the process, helped those clients save over $6B.
Smart strategic sourcing also contributes to topline growth. Establishing targeted strategic supplier relationships and world-class supplier networks helps position procurement and supply chain organizations as drivers of enterprise growth and competitive advantage. Want to learn more about our services and how we can help? Contact us today!
Jordan is an accomplished leader with extensive experience driving savings initiatives across Fortune 500 clients. He has served clients in various industries including electric, gas, and water utilities; oil and gas; construction; and insurance.
Jordan’s areas of expertise include strategic sourcing, large-scale bids, organizational change management, contractor compliance, process improvement, indirect category strategy, and international supply chains.
Jordan studied at The University of Houston where he earned both a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development and an MBA with a focus in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, yoga, kickboxing, hiking, and attending stand-up comedy events.
Rhiana has extensive experience leading and supporting complex projects across the utility and telecommunications industries, focusing on strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, contract management, robust procurement and spend analytics, process design and optimization, project management, and procurement transformation.
Rhiana joined Forti Solutions in 2019, where she has since been able to apply her passion for sourcing in delivering valuable sourcing expertise, building strategic relationships, and leading critical sourcing efforts ranging from million-dollar to multi-billion-dollar projects.
Rhiana has a B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University and was recognized as a 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Star by Thomas and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) in 2017. She lives in Castle Rock, Colorado and enjoys staying active with the gym, hiking, and golfing; travelling; and trying out new recipes to cook.
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