About Us

Positive Purchasing is a specialist training and consultancy business focused on transforming procurement capability worldwide. We help organizations realize dramatic results through the development of people and process, by establishing common ways of working using best practice approaches and by bringing our vast experience in purchasing and procurement.

The most talented people apply the latest procurement thinking to make a difference to companies all over the world. Our team can help you unlock the full potential from your supply base and add significant value to your business by driving cost reduction, reducing risk and securing innovation and collaboration from your suppliers and supply chains.

Transforming procurement capability in 37 countries worldwide

We are renowned for our specialist capability in Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management and Negotiation. We also help organizations define procurement strategy and implement purchasing transformation programs designed to get the results you need. With a team of over 65 people worldwide, over the past 13 years we have trained over 9,500 people and have transformed the procurement capability of more than 200 organizations in 37 countries across the globe.

Positive Purchasing was founded in the UK in 2003. Its operational headquarters overlooks the waterfront from its base in Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard. Over the past decade, we have steadily grown into one of the world’s leading strategic purchasing specialists. We aim to create a refreshingly different experience for our clients, using the latest thought leadership and deploying best practice approaches to help procurement practitioners realize their full potential, and to enable organizations to achieve their desired business goals and outcomes.

It is our people who make us unique. Our team of experienced practitioners bring vast market, business and category intelligence to help deliver outstanding results and inspirational learning. Our approach is refreshingly different and our team is made of individuals who are passionate about what they do. Find out more about our purchasing expert team today.

When you engage with Positive Purchasing the difference should be obvious, and with a global reach through our network of offices and alliance partners, we can provide solutions in most countries.

Contact us today to find out more about how we can help you.