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Integrating Supplier Risk Management into Your Procurement Processes

Our Autumn series of webinars continues with next week’s session on managing the procurement function, and then on October 31st (Halloween!) at 10 am UK […]

Events For Your Diary – Our RoundUp of What’s Coming Soon

For the next few weeks at least, we are going to be giving you a round-up every Friday of forthcoming events that we’re involved with […]

Procurement Can Play an Important Role in Sales

It strikes me that we look at the comparisons and battleground between Procurement and Finance to try to find how the two functions should more […]

Are You Prepared for Brexit? Really!

Deloitte and SAP Ariba are publishing a series of articles on the Digitalist website around the theme of Brexit and how organisations should be preparing […]

How Procurement Professionals Can Tackle the Next CO2 Shortage

Following our post "Carbon Dioxide Shortages Bite, Highlighting Procurement & Supply Chain Issues," in July this year, Paul Ellis, Managing Director, Wax Digital,  has some […]

Risk Management – You Can’t Just Look At Your “Strategic” Suppliers

Last week, I spent some time with Costas Xyloyiannis, the self-confessed computer geek and founder of HICX, the software-as-a-service firm who specialise in supplier information […]

Dun & Bradstreet Spend Intelligence – Master Data Mastery

We mentioned here that we were featuring a banner on our website from Dun & Bradstreet recently (and as I said then, I worked for […]

The Intelligent Way to Manage Supply Chain Risk – Insight from Rolf Zimmer of riskmethods

We’ve worked with riskmethods for a while but I don’t think I have seen Rolf Zimmer (co-founder) speaking in public. He did so at the […]

Supply Chain Risk, Heatwave, Drought, Maths and Hedges

As the heatwave and drought continues in the UK, procurement and supply chain managers will be looking at their contingency plans if we get into […]

Getting To Grips With Tail Spend – Without The Barriers

We welcome this guest post from Ian Nethercot MCIPS, supply chain director at Probrand Look at any organisation’s spending habits and you’ll typically find a large […]

Capita Rights Issue & Procurement Points To Watch When Suppliers Are In Trouble

Last week, services provider Capita announced a rights issue to shore up the firm’s finances. Investors chipped in £701 million in new money as pre-tax […]

Wetherspoons’ Steak Shortage Raises Supply Chain Risk Issues

What seemed at first to be a somewhat humorous news story last week turned into something more serious for many businesses. It first hit the […]