CPOs and their procurement teams will be familiar with keeping multiple plates spinning on their poles, from cost reduction to tail spend management and category management.
Whatever your political view Brexit is happening, though much of the detail remains unclear and continues to make for a great deal of media commentary and dialogue. The final outcome is not likely to be known in its entirety until, perhaps, the ‘eleventh hour’.
An exciting fusion of strategic sourcing and supply relationship management expertise has been announced in the form of a new global coffee alliance between two giants of the industry: Nestlé and Starbucks.
Tech-driven procurement transformation offers seemingly unlimited potential for professionals, from eliminating laborious work to correcting mistakes and ensuring cost reduction.
Between May 2018 and 2019, the UK government intends to launch five major frameworks to aid and streamline public procurement.