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Procurement good practice

Future Purchasing on the Benefits of Effective Category Management

We’ve featured the excellent Future Purchasing Category Management report here previously, titled  "Collaborating for Category Management Success - Bridging the Performance and Value Gap". The […]

BravoSolution Real World Procurement Webinar – Atkinson on SRM Skills

Next Tuesday (26th) you can participate in the latest of the BravoSolution Real World Procurement webinars. It is titled Supplier Relationship and Value Management: Does […]

Crown Hosting – A Surprising Government Shared Service Story

The UK government has developed a number of shared services over the years where the model is a joint venture between a private sector provider […]

Benchmarking Report Reveals How AP Can Become Higher-Performing

In case you missed it, this summer APEX Analytix published its annual Financial Leaders’ Benchmarking Report. Now in its 15th year, this report tracks developments […]

Supply Chain Risk Papers – Download the Whole Series

If you are a diligent and regular reader you may have spotted that over the past couple of months we have published five short briefing […]

Dr Robert Handfield and David Atkinson – BravoSolution Real World Procurement Webinars

In the latest of the BravoSolution Real World Procurement webinars, last week Dr Robert Handfield talked about “Creating Transparency in the Supply Chain to Reduce […]

Contract Management Webinar with Icertis – Accelerating Time to Value

What are you doing next Wednesday (13th September)? Well, if you have any interest in contract management, you might like to spend the first hour […]

Spend Matters US on Hurricane Harvey and Supply Chain Impacts

Houston may seem a long way away for many of us, but pictures of the incredible flooding have shown the terrible effects of hurricane Harvey, […]

The Buyer’s Toolkit – Another Impressive Book from Jonathan O’Brien

Jonathan O’Brien continues to amaze in terms of his productivity as an author. As well as being CEO at respected training firm Positive Purchasing, he […]

Don’t Let Your Supply Chain Give You Shell Shock

This guest post comes to us from Daniel Ball, director at Wax Digital.  Just as the 2013 horsemeat scandal was becoming a distant memory, supermarkets have […]

Handling Consultants Who Up-Sell – the Relationship Doctor Speaks!

Through August, we’ve been running some of our “greatest hits” from what is almost seven years of Spend Matters UK/Europe.  We've kept up the latest […]

Geo-political Supply Chain Risk – An Extract From Our New Paper

In the fifth (and last) in our series of short papers about supply chain risks, and written in conjunction with risk solution platform providers riskmethods, […]