About Pruune Consulting Ltd

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Pruune Consulting Ltd was opened in August 2017 by Founder and CEO Bassey Duke. With over 15-years experience in procurement consulting, logistics operations and supply chain consultingt for a number of global multinationals, Bassey set up Pruune with the aim of making businesses more profitable by reducing their operational costs while constantly exceeding client expectations. As a certified John Maxwell leadership trainer, coach and teacher has enabled Pruune to now also offer leadership training.

Awards & Affiliation

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Services

Procurement

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By minimizing acquisition costs and maximizing consumption efficiency, Pruune increases profits and supports long-term business success. 

Transportation

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Our procurement consulting involves analyzing key commodity indices with market trends so that you never overspend on freight, warehousing or customs again. 

Warehousing

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Our procurement consulting involves analyzing key commodity indices with market trends so that you never overspend on freight, warehousing or customs again.  

Supply Chain

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Our supply chain consulting involves understanding your business’s current and desired ideal state therefore allowing Pruune to develop accurate methods for integrating and managing systemic change within your supply chain. 

China Sourcing

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For those customers who want to achieve up to 50% reduction in costs (product and or services) our procurement consulting has experience in matching customers with Chinese suppliers. The result is a reduction in product cost and the highest quality standards. 

Leadership

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John Maxwell certified leadership trainer, speaker, coach and DISC consultant, Bassey Duke can now offer leadership training to your leaders for your business needs.

Core Competence

Negotiation

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Project Management

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Public Speaking & Training

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Process Optimization

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Business Coaching

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Engagement Options

30 Minute Complementary Meeting

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Outsource project to Pruune

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Attend training Days & Events

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About Our CEO

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Procurement Consulting

Bassey has a diverse background in procurement consulting, logistics operations and supply chain consulting. Prior to setting up Pruune in 2017, Bassey had experience at senior positions in global multinationals including Amcor, Eaton, IMI Plc and Motorola. He holds an MBA from DIT (Ireland) and an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University (UK). He is currently a member of the John Maxwell team, which is the largest leadership development program in the world. John Maxwell has been voted numerous times as the #1 Leadership Guru in the world. 

Volunteering

Bassey actively volunteers in various organizations. 


1. Past Social Media Officer of the  Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Republic of Ireland branch. 


2. Past Committee member of the Eastern Chapter, MBA Association of Ireland (Eastern Chapter).


3. Current Vice Chairman of the Eastern Section, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation Ireland.


4. Current Co-Lead of the Media and Communications Department at St Mark's Church, Dublin.

Awards

 In 2019, Pruune received Business All-Star Accreditation and became a member of The Register of Irish Business Excellence (TRIBE). This accreditation, granted by The All-Ireland Business Foundation, is awarded to top businesses in Dublin that meet quality standards of performance, trust and customer centricity. A Business All-Star accreditation recognizes businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to providing consumers with efficient, reliable services by adhering to these 3 pillars. 

Our CEO Speaking Engagements

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MBA Association of Ireland

In May 2018, Bassey spoke at the MBA association of Ireland event on the topic of "Brexit".  His talk was focused around the potential Logistics challenges with Brexit for Irish importers/exporters and what steps companies can take to mitigate these challenges. 


The MBA association of Ireland represents over 6,000 MBA graduates who reside in Ireland. 

National Engineering Summit

In May 2018, Bassey gave a talk at the National Engineering Summit at City West, Dublin on the topic of  How can I award the right vendor from my sourcing event. This talk was focused on how to structure the vendor selection process to achieve the intended result of selecting the best fit supplier. 


The National summit is an event held yearly and attended by over 4,000 Irish professionals. 

Richmond Events - Supply Chain

In March 2013, Bassey shared a presentation at the Supply Chain Forum on the topic of taking care of the pennies – mastering effective cost reduction. The presentation was centered around the savings initiatives implemented at IMI as an example of best practice sharing with his peers in industry.


Richmond events hold two Supply Chain events every year and the attendees are directors within the supply chain function at FTSE 100 companies.

Supply Chain and Logistics Event

In February 2013, Bassey addressed the participants at the annual Supply Chain and Logistics event on the topic of cost savings levers in procurement. This address shared the approach, results and learning from key procurement projects lead by Bassey. 


This event was attended by directors in supply chain and logistics from FTSE 100 companies.

1-2-1 Supply Chain Excellence Summit

In November 2011, Bassey was invited to speak and be part of a panel discussion at the 1-2-1 Supply Chain Excellence Summit held in Birmingham on the topic of how to optimize the supply chain in a changing business landscape. The presentation was centered around sharing the learning and achievements in Bassey's Supply Chain role at IMI Plc. 


This event was attended by senior supply chain directors from FTSE 100 companies. 

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