Future Purchasing

Strategic Procurement & Category Management Experts

Building and securing breakthrough levels of benefits

Leading Category Management Experts

Future Purchasing are strategic partners to market-leading organisations globally, our team of 40 has been trusted to help deliver:

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Future Purchasing are leading category management experts. Our team focuses on designing and driving procurement change programmes that deliver rapid value. We are experts in Procurement Category Management, Supplier Management and Negotiation. We work collaboratively with clients to ensure that all learnings are transferred to client teams and sustainable change implemented.

Paras Sood Joins Future Purchasing

Paras Sood has joined FP’s leadership team to look after our Private Sector clients and further develop our strategic procurement practices and partnerships. Paras has uniquely blended experiences in industry and consulting, leading procurement strategy and transformation initiatives across Financial Services, Life Sciences, FMCG, Manufacturing and Automotive, Raw Materials and the Public Sector. He is also a qualified commercial dispute resolution expert.

We feel positive about 2023 and the prospects of helping create the best strategic procurement teams amidst volatile economic, political, and social challenges. Let’s collaborate on making procurement be the best it can be!

Listen to “Changing Procurement Hearts & Minds” featuring Paras and Phil Ideson at Art of Procurement.

How We Work With You

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Procurement Consultancy

We work with senior executives, chief procurement officers (CPOs), vice presidents and their leadership teams in large, complex organisations on major programmes of change.

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Procurement Training

We have delivered hundreds of transformational training programs. Our Expert led learning and development pathways introduce tools, techniques and approaches for best practice.

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Procurement Coaching

Coaching and mentoring will build your procurement teams, effectiveness and confidence, embedding process, skills and ultimately capability.

2022 Global Category Management Leadership Report


Since 2012, we have undertaken research five times in conjunction with Henley Business School. More than 1,800 participants from organisations with more than €5tn spend have taken part. The study has provided over 250,000 data points that allow us to pinpoint best practices and define the missing standards for implementing category management. The report containing the results and our actionable recommendations detail how to gain the best value from category management.

Sectors Future Purchasing Work With

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Retail & Consumer Goods

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Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

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Technology & Telecoms

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Public Sector

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Professional Services

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Media & Marketing

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Banking & Finance

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Manufacturing & Industrials

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Construction & Property

Procurement Training & Consultancy

Expert led training and development in procurement category management, supplier management, procurement negotiation and strategic alignment that transforms your procurement team with a tangible return on Investment.

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Let’s Talk

If you want to get more value out of your procurement spend, or you just want to know more about us, request a callback above or send us an email and we will come straight back to you.