- March 10, 2014 6:23 AM
My colleague and business partner, Stuart Burns, also co-founder of MetalMiner, recently wrote a piece on our sister site with broad applicability for all procurement organizations in the manufacturing sector: EU May Quash Platts, Other Commodity Price Benchmarkers: Good or Bad? Stuart’s reporting and observations are based on a recent article from The Economist. The article highlighted how EU regulators are moving to reduce corporate dependence on third-party price points for contracting.
- March 8, 2014 2:23 AM
Answer: yes. But there is way more to the story. I don't want to go all Sam Kinison or Lewis Black here, but I’m sick and tired of T&E as the little black sheep in spend management. It’s not just one sheep, it’s a whole flock of them, and they need to be separated, sheared, with what we get woven into something more coherent. Let me explain…