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Procurement is Dead! Long Live Procurement

Procurement is Dead! Long Live Procurement

The traditional approach to Procurement is, in my opinion, dead!

The tactically led approach that is focused solely on cost reduction should be packaged up and filed in the folder – “Do Not Use”

So, is this the end of the Procurement function?

Absolutely not!

In fact, this realisation could and

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The 3 Ways People React to Change and Why Procurement Leaders Need to Take Note!

The 3 Ways People React to Change and Why Procurement Leaders Need to Take Note!

I remember vividly the time when a leading Utility firm in the UK asked me to review a major delivery contract that they just negotiated with a series of contractors. Their expectation was that this new contract format would deliver significant cost savings. In fact, costs were going through the roof

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Key Steps to Enhanced Supply Chain Collaboration

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

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How To Set Yourself Up For Procurement SUCCESS in 2016

How To Set Yourself Up For Procurement SUCCESS in 2016

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

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