Case Study:

Developing the team vision for NSG Procurement


New business strategy to become a value-added glass company

Need to better align procurement strategy with this business objective

Help change mindset across the group to be more tuned into customer’s needs


One of the World’s leading manufacturers of glass and glazing systems. Sales of over £400 million and 27,000 employees


Insight-led, one day workshop to help to define what strategic value-added procurement should look like and create a vision for the future

Designed and facilitated workshop for 15 people
with half coming from outside of procurement team

Conducted series of interviews with senior management, prior to the workshop, to gather insights which were discussed in detail at the session

Facilitated discussion which defined key pillars of value-added procurement

Follow up session conducted internally to identify what needed to change to achieve the vision

The Results...

New vision created for procurement; fully aligned to value- added business strategy

Identified areas of opportunity and gained detailed feedback on what worked and what needed to change

Positioned procurement as a key driver to achieve the new business strategy


“It was professional, fun, efficient and it exceeded all expectations. We were astonished as how much we achieved in one day; which is a testament to the Innovation Beehive team and the rigour to which they applied the process.”

John Wilgar – Category Director – Energy, non-float Direct Materials & Supplier Development