12 reasons your organisation should work with a neutral vendor

08 September 2023

Neuven’s neutral vendor model is designed to drive cost improvements and deliver operational excellence. Using a neutral vendor approach can offer several benefits for organisations that need to manage their temporary staffing needs. Here are some reasons why companies might choose to use a neutral vendor:

Fair Competition: Our team of neutral vendor experts always ensure recruitment agencies compete on a level playing field, regardless of their size or affiliations. This leads to a focus on providing the best candidates and services at equal cost, rather than favouring certain agencies due to existing relationships.

Transparency: Our neutral vendor model promotes transparency in terms of rates, margins, and conditions. This prevents unexpected cost increases and ensures that all parties understand the financial aspects of the staffing process.

Cost Savings: The competitive nature of our neutral vendor model encourages recruitment agencies to offer their services at competitive rates, which will result in cost savings for our clients. The standardised terms and rates also prevent excessive markups.

Quality Candidates: By emphasising fair competition and quality, our model increases the likelihood of receiving candidates who are well-suited for the job – leading to better overall staffing outcomes.

Risk Reduction: Neuven Solutions manages compliance and risk factors by enforcing consistent terms and conditions across all agencies. This reduces the likelihood of non-compliance issues or inappropriate candidate placements.

Efficiency: We streamline the staffing process by introducing standardised procedures, technology platforms, and performance metrics. This can lead to quicker hiring cycles and smoother operations.

Simplified Management: Instead of dealing with multiple recruitment agencies individually, the client interacts with a single neutral vendor. This simplifies communication, reporting, and administrative tasks.

Expertise: We have extensive experience in managing temporary staffing processes, with our team specialising in different sectors, including, transport and logistics, facilities management, health and social care and many more. We understand market dynamics, best practices, and compliance requirements, which benefit our clients within an ever changing market. 

Flexibility: At Neuven we can adapt to our client’s changing staffing needs and adjust the panel of recruitment agencies accordingly. This flexibility ensures that the client’s requirements are met effectively, every time.

Vendor Consolidation: For organisations with a large number of recruitment agencies on their preferred supplier list, our model can consolidate and streamline the vendor management process.

Improved Relationships: We act as an impartial intermediary, fostering positive relationships between the client and recruitment agencies. This can lead to better collaboration and long-term partnerships.

Cost-Effective Implementation: Our neutral vendor model is designed to never cost clients money, either through the implementation or day to day operations. Whilst Neuven builds a small transparent transaction fee into our client arrangements, this fee is usually calculated as a percentage of savings. This supports our drive to generate savings on the client’s behalf.

In summary, organisations might choose a neutral vendor approach to enhance the fairness, transparency, and efficiency of their temporary staffing processes. It can lead to better candidate quality, cost savings, risk mitigation, and overall improvements in how temporary staff are sourced and managed.

To find out more about our neutral vendor managed service and how Venneu® consolidates your temporary recruitment activity and compliance information into one central platform, please provide your details below and we can contact you to arrange a discussion and demo of the software: