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A Collaborative Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Enhance Competitive Advantage

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

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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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“It’s all about the numbers.”  The 4 key numbers that all CxOs need to be aware of, but many aren’t!

“It’s all about the numbers.” The 4 key numbers that all CxOs need to be aware of, but many aren’t!

“It’s all about the numbers.” This was the catchphrase of a CEO that I did some work with recently. He would explain that as a CEO of Private Equity backed business, he had to have absolute confidence in the numbers because if he failed to deliver them, he’d be out!

“And I don’t miss my

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Are you leaving ‘Money on the Table’ with your Procurement activities?

Are you leaving ‘Money on the Table’ with your Procurement activities?

When looking for efficiencies and cost savings, the first place most companies tend to look is to their suppliers, working on the assumption that if we can negotiate better prices, then our costs will fall.

Although this is certainly one lever that should be assessed, I believe in the old saying –

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