Manganese Sulfate Fertilizer

Learn how Consus Global assisted a customer with resolving a fertilizer supply chain issue.



  • Single suppliers have monopolies on the fertilizer.
  • Low bargaining power with suppliers.
  • Raw materials are sourced from China.



  • Performed supplier outreach.
  • Collected detailed specifications.
  • Studied lead times to understand requirements & deliverables.
  • Began early annual volume contracting as market prices started to spike.
  • Conducted Supplier Market Intelligence through RFP.
  • Discovered best prices & product information.
  • Requested proposals designed to fit this operation.


  • Significant 15.27% savings was generated through e-auction.
  • Identified new suppliers & manufacturers for future reference after sampling their products.