Procure to Pay Portal

Drive user acceptance and facilitate procurement initiatives through True North’s Procure-to-Pay solution, linking your People to your Suppliers and your ERP system. True North’s procurement management software provides a single point of contact to multiple systems, together with a technology suite offering workflow advantages. Proven by leading organisations as part of an in-house solution or outsourced through our managed services or hybrid.

True North’s portal spans the sourcing of all non-trade supplies, from building fit-out through health and safety items, printed materials to cleaning services. We achieve substantial cost savings, enhance internal processes and introduce the latest product innovations.

Our solutions consist of three layers; Technology, Managed Services and Advisory.

The technology includes a recognized global leading MIS with a suite of workflow tools. The software is provided as a service (SaaS). Readily scalable, future-proofed and transferable. Through the latest functionality True North’s portal is more user-friendly than most ERPs, meaning people swiftly adopt it. So our Clients benefit from compliance to agreed protocols, approved suppliers and the best prices. This then facilitates introduction of new procurement initiatives involving supplier relationships, collective procurement, cross-stocking and supply chain efficiencies. The system also saves a substantial amount of time in accounts payable.

Our people provide on-going support services for users, suppliers and head office. A proactive partner within the procurement team, through our specialist knowledge, genuine transparency and a core value of Independence. We ensure the system works seamlessly within the Client organisation and help maximise the results achieved.

Our Advisory team offer additional skills and resource. The wealth of information generated by the system is applied for strategic sourcing, including category reviews and product assessment. True North specialists are free from bias and offer Clients a valuable source of knowledge and research of the most suitable materials and product innovation.

True North’s portal is extraordinarily valuable for clients with multiple branches needing access to a broad range of suppliers.

A Bit About Us

We’re here to help organisations navigate a better way to source supplies.

Applying our mantra Save, Simplify, Innovate we reduce costs, facilitate the processes and introduce the latest, most effective choices. Our solutions consist of three layers; Technology, Managed Services (or Client in-house resources) and Advisory.

Depending on the objectives of our Client, the solution may span their entire supply chain or focus on specific areas of need, such as Health & Safety, Print Management or Brand Logistics.

True North ValuesIndependence
Free from bias. Our qualified selection of the best-fit technology provides savings and innovation.

Efficiency
Sustainable service is delivered at lower margins. Our world-class system facilitates a lower cost structure. Quality assurance processes deliver work that’s right the first time.

People
Attracting the best in the industry, through our culture, our customers and the satisfaction of delivering a superior service.

Integrity
Assuring transparency and ownership of our promises. Respecting clients, agencies and our suppliers. Fiscally and environmentally responsible.

Direction
Understanding the ever-changing needs of our clients. Researching and recommending continuous enhancements across the total cost of ownership.

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• The Salvation Army via The Warehouse Group
• Oxfam via Choice Hotels

What Our Clients Say

” True North continue to set the bar for what we now view as a “best in class” supplier relationship “
” True North are a true partner to multiple functions at Lion BSW NZ. They are passionate and continue their focus on innovation, quality and process improvements. Their value-add expands past print solutions without any loss of momentum over the 2+ years we have worked together. “
” True North bridged the gap between our multiple creative agencies and internal teams. Their servicing was second to none and they remained calm under pressure despite our ever changing demands. “
” True North offers a unique level of transparency and price assurances that has continued from the beginning of our relationship. “
” True North continually challenge the status quo using new techniques to give us hard and soft cost savings. “
” True North is a genuine strategic sourcing partner. They provide a unique service, are quick and proactive “
” True North have made life easy! They bring solutions, not problems to the projects that we work on. “
” True North understands the challenges we face. “
” True North are great at working with several different parts of our company on multiple jobs, with complete success in terms of achieving deadlines and budget. “
” True North facilitated and virtually singlehandedly managed the massive task of helping us re-launch our entire collection of corporate and marketing collateral. “
” Their implementation experience and investment in additional resource for the initial phase was another key point of difference, meaning we experienced a seamless transition to an enhanced solution. “
” True North saved 15% off annual print budget with no impact to quality or quantity. “
” True North retained focus at all times and guided us towards the most effective, innovative and cost-efficient ideas, helping us create a hugely successful re-branding experience. “
” True North’s implementation experience and investment in resource was another key point of difference, meaning we experienced a seamless transition to an enhanced solution “
” True North is second to none in their understanding of the technical aspects of print supply. They are tireless in their pursuit of excellence and passionate about exceeding their customers’ expectations “
” True North are exemplary at making short lead-times work, which removes a whole load of pressure from us and no doubt the Brand Managers. They are always flexible, efficient and approachable. “
” Our relationship with True North is a perfect example of a collaborative way of working and I can imagine they would be like this in any environment. “
” True North managed the reprint of hundreds of documents that they then dispatched to numerous locations based on over 500 individual orders, during our re-brand. I cannot recommend them highly enough. “
” True North understands the challenges we face as a New Zealand-based FMCG company. By focusing on us, the marketing collateral they produced is clear, cost effective, and of the highest quality reflecting our new brand “

Store Fit-out

Connecting your projects to your suppliers and accounting systems. Providing visibility and control.

Health & Safety

Assuring your people have the necessary items and information to perform their roles, and meet regulatory requirements.

Print

Integrating unique functionality that delivers price advantages and convenience.

Insurance

Collective procurement advantages and easy access to all general insurance.

Services

Channeling all requirements to approved suppliers and compliance with chosen practices.