There was a great segment on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me about this a couple weeks ago too: Get your bids in – one aircraft carrier going cheap (and a few MiGs?) -- We've got a bit of a military procurement week coming up on Spend Matters, so as we get into all things defence procurement related, just a reminder that you've only got a couple of days left to get your bids in for HMS Invincible, a de-commissioned aircraft carrier.
The Times moves on to Health procurement -- Having done a pretty thorough hatchet job on UK Defence procurement, The Times is moving onto the health sector now. It's behind their paywall (I'm a subscriber), but you can get a flavour of it from this opening quote: "More than £1 billion a year of taxpayers' money is being wasted as health service managers spend wildly different amounts on the same supplies, the head of a government-backed efficiency drive has told The Times."
Floods and water shortages: Add water shortages to the list of supply chain disruption events and Floods in Australia lead to Force Majeure declarations
- Sheena Moore