Can Procurement continue to operate as it has for many years? Can Procurement professionals continue to simply manage categories and focus all their attention on getting better deals from their supply chain? I believe that the answer to these two questions is the same – absolutely not! As the global economy sways in the wind… Continue reading Is Procurement as we know it, DEAD?
A Collaborative Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Enhance Competitive Advantage
A key to competitive advantage Procurement process re-engineering brings better results and more savings for companies that seek to extend it to the entire procurement value chain rather than to their in-house procurement function. That essentially entails putting the whole procurement process under scrutiny, and moving from a large number of suppliers towards developing a… Continue reading A Collaborative Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Enhance Competitive Advantage
Key Steps to Enhanced Supply Chain Collaboration
I read with interest the Blog Post on 21st Century Procurement entitled – Collaboration and the Making of the Social Supply Chain, elements of which I have included within this post. Agnes Rubaj, the author highlights that; “collaboration in a supply chain organisation is essential to pretty much every role, from the customer service rep,… Continue reading Key Steps to Enhanced Supply Chain Collaboration