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Procurement strategy

Procurement Value – It’s Not All About Savings

We’re less than a week away from our webinar in conjunction with Coupa Software,  on Tuesday September 25th, titled "Procurement Delivers Value in Eight Ways […]

Cost Reduction Is Not Enough – Defining Procurement and Corporate Value

I’ve been thinking and writing about “procurement value” in the past few weeks, lining up a new briefing paper and webinar that we’ll tell you […]

CCS Consulting Framework – What Lies Behind The Procurement Strategy?

We highlighted the publication of the Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy tender (“MCF2”) recently here. CCS is setting up four “lots” to cover a range […]

Capita Discovers Procurement – Is It Too Late?

We wrote here about the issues that might arise for customers of services firm Capita following their poor financial results and a recent rights issue. […]

Hackett Group Publishes Procurement Key Issues Report

The latest Hackett Group “Procurement Key Issues” report is titled, The CPO Agenda: Expanding Procurement’s Influence Through Change and Innovation. It is a good piece […]

What Makes Procurement So Interesting? A Skiing Story …

Why is procurement so interesting? I know, you might not always feel that way, but one reason that might resonate with many of us is […]

Procurement Success in 2018 – Some Simple (But Important) Reminders

Happy New Year and welcome back after the holiday season – we are getting back to full coverage here at the dynamic head office of […]

What is Procurement Value? Tune In To Our Webinar For Some Clues

It has become generally accepted that “procurement is about value, not just savings”. Go to any conference these days and you’ll find plenty of CPOs […]

Proxima Procurement Survey Suggests Mismatch With Business Priorities

Yes, it’s another procurement survey to tell you about – this one from Proxima, in conjunction with Supply Management. 400 procurement specialists responded, with an […]

Economies of Scale – A Procurement Myth? ( Part 2)

We talked about economies of scale yesterday and how they did or do not apply to different organisations; and touched on other factors that may […]

Economies of Scale – A Procurement Myth?

Another of our "blasts from the past" and another that is as relevant today as when we first published it ... _____________ A surprising amount […]

Prioritising Long-Term Strategic Value over Short-Term Savings

This guest post comes to us from David Yin, Associate Consultant at procurement consulting provider, GEP. 3G Capital, the distinguished private equity firm notable for […]