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A New Third-Party Tail Spend Service Model for SMEs

Last year, European procurement consultancy and managed services provider, 4C Associates, soft launched its Savings Acclerator model – a low-cost service to help SMEs realise […]

In Case You Missed It … P2P Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

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 […]

Finding Hidden In-Year Savings – Webinar With Guy Allen

Time ticks on relentlessly and we’re into June already, so this month sees our friend Guy Allen giving the latest BravoSolution Real World Procurement webinar […]

Making Savings Stick (Part 2)

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In the second of this two-part article, , 4C Associates’ Bob Friend examines how leading procurement departments can reduce the gap between negotiated and realised […]

Making Savings Stick (Part 1)

In this two-part series, 4C Associates’ Bob Friend examines how leading procurement departments can reduce the gap between negotiated and realised bottom-line savings. The economic […]

Procurement Savings – Learn How to Produce Credible Data with our Webinar on April 16th

We admit to having very mixed feelings about the whole issue of “procurement savings.” Too much of a focus on savings as the prime - […]

Eggs, Gershon and NHS Procurement of Temporary Staff

We are delighted to bring you this post from John Milton, Business Development Director, Comensura, supporting our Health Services topic for November. The NHS faces […]

Are you REALLY realising savings on marketing print? Part 1

We are delighted to publish this guest post from Santosh Reddy of GEP, whose Knowledge Bank is a rich and varied source of procurement thinking. In this post GEP explains […]

Procurement adds no value. Or maybe we just can’t measure savings properly

Coming back to last week's eWorld, we mentioned Guy Allen's amazing insight that ‘proved’ procurement adds no value. It came from Andrew Bartolini's CPO Rising […]

More on our new research paper – Indirect Category Sourcing Savings : Fact or Fiction?

We told you the other day about our new research paper available for download (free on registration) here. It is titled: Indirect Category Sourcing Savings […]

Tuesday Rant: hold the front page, company wants to save money

Could we just agree, that it goes without saying; every company wants to save money from procurement; they are going to do jolly exciting things […]