In recent months, the amount of articles and blog posts written about the positive impact on procurement technology has grown exponentially. If you believe the hype, then procurement technology is the answer to all of your problems! Got a bad back – go invest in the latest procurement technology and you’ll be jumping around in no… Continue reading Why Procurement technology is not, in itself, the answer!
Are YOU subconsciously diluting the value that you deliver in your Company? The overwhelming reality is that you’re probably doing just that right now! It’s a fact that most procurement activity never maximises the value delivered to the bottom line. Do you agree? Why do you think that’s the case? Well it’s not because you’re… Continue reading How To Set Yourself Up For Procurement SUCCESS in 2016
[headline style=”1″ align=”left” headline_tag=”h4″]So you’re about to kick off a new procurement exercise. [/headline] What are you trying to achieve? The answers that I tend to get after asking this question are varied but can be summarised in 3 words “To Improve Performance”. This may be achieved through reduction of unit costs by x%, negotiation of… Continue reading Don’t even think about commencing a new procurement exercise without reading this article!
As companies are seeking to move beyond procurement into fully deployed supply chain systems, there are significant opportunities to widen their margins by improving efficiency in their procure-to-pay cycles for many of their contracted services. We typically find that major challenges where field associates are working from manual or electronic systems, requisitioning onsite services for… Continue reading 8 steps to deliver margin gains by improving your P2P process