The Company manufactures and distributes a range of products servicing the construction needs, from the fundamentals of heavy materials and elements to construct the frame, through exterior products that complete the building envelope, to distribution channels, which service construction fit-out and renewal. As of December 31,the Company operated in 31 countries across the world. Europe Heavyside Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.
CRH has always had a clear philosophy for promoting business autonomy within a strict framework of financial performance. The aims of the baseline was to ascertain the overall strength of the purchasing function and identify areas for improvement along with a spend analysis showing by category the potential savings available to CRH if they were to embark upon a route of staff development linked to the adoption of a strong, but pragmatic, category management process.
The baseline identified a number of opportunities to make savings and it was therefore decided to introduce a Strategic Purchasing Group SPG supported by a robust category management process and staff development.
In some cases the staff selected to be part of the SPG were fully fledged purchasing people, with the balance being selected from senior and middle management on the basis of the overall business acumen and ability to influence internal stakeholders.
This hands-on approach was the main reason why the project was embraced by the group and the subsequent results exceeded the initial opportunities identified at the baseline phase. The approach, albeit in a challenging environment, was well received by each business unit that benefited from the improved commercial terms.Jul 10, · CRH plc is the parent company for an international group of diversified building materials businesses which are engaged in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of building materials and in the operation of builders’ merchanting and DIY stores.
The company is incorporated and domiciled in Ireland where it ranks as the largest Irish company.
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Nov 09, · CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. It operates through six segments: Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products, and Asia. Shares of Crh Plc (LON:CRH) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, attheheels.com reports.
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