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Tariffs and Procurement: A perfect match?

According to recent Procurement Leaders research, 40% of category managers are anticipating risk associated with tariffs. As expected, then, the... View Article

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GDPR will affect your suppliers. Are you prepared for the new data rules?

With new data protection laws on the horizon, it’s time to get better acquainted with your suppliers Don’t look now,... View Article

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The public sector and value

For decades, the UK’s public sector procurement policy has been governed by EU directives which set out to guarantee fairness and... View Article

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NEED FOR SPEED 2: Managing Speed in the real world

In my last blog, I discussed the element of speed, a competency not typically associated with procurement, yet one that... View Article

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The need for speed

When Top Gun’s Maverick and Goose professed their “need for speed!”, it’s probably fair to say they weren’t expecting it to... View Article

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Is outsourcing really dead?

As outsourcing practices change and automation emerges, the composition of the workforce may soon be unrecognizable For a number of... View Article

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The future of modern procurement is now… And technology is the key

Procurement in United States is in the midst of an extraordinary transition. Like many other industries and professions, technological enhancements... View Article

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Today’s Forecast Calls for Inflation and Lots of It: Businesses Need to Look Beyond CPI to Understand What Is Happening!

What a week! What a year!  There is no doubt that Brexit and the Trump election have changed the political... View Article

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