Our sourcing organization
Our mission is to select the best products and services, and to manage, support and develop relationships with suppliers in a responsible and sustainable manner.
To achieve this, our purchases within the Group are categorized into 4 types:
Our sourcing teams are structured on two levels: global and local, depending on the purchasing areas concerned, and follow the Group’s industrial strategies.
Sourcing at Group level
Sourcing at local level
The joint venture brings together Orange and Deutsch Telekom’s sourcing for network and customer equipment, home & service platforms and IT. Created in 2011, BuyIn is equally owned by the two operators, who leverage order volume for better negotiations.
BuyIn in a few figures:
Our sourcing methodology is carried out by our buyers who manage the commercial relationship with our suppliers.
- they cover all required actions necessary for sourcing, in compliance with the principle of equitable treatment,
- they monitor contracts and relations with suppliers,
- they are the interface between the supplier and the specifier(s).