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best practice procurement

What Do Rising Temperatures Mean for Food and Beverage Procurement?

We welcome this guest post from Peter Wortsman, Chief Commercial Officer at Cervest, who specialise in supply chain risk.   “It is not the strongest of […]

Procurement And Capitalism – Heavy Stuff, Man …

Capitalism doesn't seem to be working too well at the moment, does it? If it wasn't for the lack of any other feasible economic system, […]

How to Achieve ‘World-Class’ Procurement Agility

In October, The Hackett Group released its 2016 report of its study into world-class procurement organisations and what makes them perform better than typical procurement […]

Managing Risk – Increase Your Focus on the Value of Procurement Capabilities (Part 2)

This is the second in a three-part series of articles by Jeremy Smith, Director at management procurement consultancy 4C Associates on the changing role of procurement, supplier […]

Buyers Need To Be Better Sellers

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Ian Fishwick, SME and Commercial Director of Trade Association, Innopsis, with advice on how and why to […]

Best Practice Procurement Will Help Deliver Government’s Austerity Goals

We are pleased to bring you this very timely post by Mark Ewen, Head of Procurement & Compliance at ESPO, a customer-focused, not-for-profit, public sector buying […]

Poles Apart? Why Procurement, Sales and Marketing Need to Align Their Views of the World

Many thanks to Chris Smith, Sales Director at Wax Digital, for the first of two informative posts on the relationship between Procurement and other departments, in this case […]

How Procurement Professionals Can Add Value to Business Performance: Some Further Thoughts

Gerard Chick, chief knowledge officer, Optimum Procurement Group has produced a series of articles looking at a number of key areas where procurement professionals can […]

The supplier’s lament — Hey! You’re no amateur buyer, right? – part 1

We are pleased to bring you this guest post from Stephen Ashcroft, procurement risk coach at Brian Farrington. Stephen shares his company’s learnings from dealing […]