Fit2Procure – international sourcing evaluation tool

The Fit2ProcureTM method supports companies to assess all relevant factors associated with sourcing from foreign countries. Using this method, companies can analyze the appropriate information in order to develop an international sourcing strategy and to make an initial high-level supplier evaluation.

Fit2ProcureTM supports you to

  • assess the attractiveness of a country with respect to sourcing
  • assess your capabilities with regards to  international sourcing
  • make an initial high-level supplier evaluation

Fit2ProcureTM is a tool used in the Executive MBA in International Management at Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Based on your answers you will get four results: 

  1. Overview of assessment
  2. SWOT: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
  3. Country sourcing attractiveness / capability of your company to source internationally
  4. High-level evaluation of potential suppliers

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  • is a comprehensive and insightful evaluation tool.
  • its questions put all facts regarding international sourcing on the table
  • weighted answers are taken into account for the strategy process
  • is referring to real sources (world bank,...) and provides therefore an objective method for assessment
  • provides comparison of key indicators of Switzerland and target countries based on World Bank data set
  • gives answers in full words and thus prevents emotions to influence the results too heavily
  • is neutral to use (no business interests)
  • provides a detailed description of the criteria and its questions