Cost Optimization Advisory

About Us

Cost Optimization

Fox and Beaver Advisory is a 100% Luxembourgish consulting firm specialized in structuring, rationalizing and optimizing costs for any organization in any sector of activity

Our expertise is based on more than 15 years of knowledge accumulated in Luxembourg’s domestic market, and in Europe, within multiple industrial groups and commercial companies, the retail industry, the transportation/distribution and the public sector.

We provide only tailored services

We customize our services so that they meet your specific needs. Here are some of our areas of expertise :

  • We provide you with our cutting edge market benchmarks and best practices
  • We perform for you a full diagnosis of your purchasing organization: we map your strengths/weaknesses, we analyse your supplier risk exposure, we identify opportunities for improvement and we build up an progress plan
  • We structure your purchasing organization: we assist you in the choice and the implementation of a procurement operating model (processes and procedures, general purchasing terms and conditions, supplier charter, staffing, systems and IT tools…)
  • Optimization of your purchasing categories & sub-categories: review and optimization of the technical specifications, preparing and publishing your Request for Proposals (RFP), we perform the comparative analysis of the supplier’s offers, we negotiate with the suppliers and we assist you in the supplier selection and contracting
  • We take you into the purchasing digitalization journey:  definition of requirements, demos of purchasing suites and IT solutions, RFP and supplier selection, contracting,  implementation and performance monitoring

YOU define the modalities of our intervention

  • You decide both our role and our exposure to suppliers
  • You decide on the split between our fixed remuneration and our “success fees” on the savings generated.
  • You define the schedule and the timing of the various stages of the mission.

Our Values

Our company’s values are based on the following 4 pillars :

  1. We are 100% independent
  2. We do not bill a client who is not satisfied of our results
  3. The expert who sells you the mission is the same who will perform it
  4. We systematically transfer our knowledge and our tools

Our Leadership

Clément Debever

Managing Director & Founder

  • Managing director and Founder of Fox and Beaver Advisory
  • Speaker at the ICN Group (in Nancy)
  • Graduated of the Purchasing Master of Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM)

Previous responsibilities :

  • Solution leader supply chain & procurement – EY Luxembourg
  • Procurement Manager – Lombard International Luxembourg, Blackstone Group
  • Procurement Manager – Post Luxembourg
  • Global buyer raw materials – ArcelorMittal Sourcing
  • Lead Buyer Indirect Purchasing – ArcelorMittal Luxembourg
  • Buyer – Bausch & Lomb

Our Delivery Team's main Assets :

  • Composed exclusively of Senior Consultants
  • We never outsource to subcontractors.
  • All our Senior Consultants are subject to our strict security policy.

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