Project Procurement vs. Category Management: What’s right for your Procurement Strategy?

Blog posts   •   Jan 07, 2019 10:45 CET

Procurement adds value to an organization in multiple dimensions, and contrary to the common belief about the function of its ability to add value, create savings and turn profits can be rather dynamic.

11 Supply Chain Trends changing your Business in 2019

News   •   Dec 18, 2018 15:37 CET

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” – Jack Kerouac. While we agree with the nucleus of Kerouac’s quote that following the pack will never lead to great innovation, and that trends are deeply rooted in popular opinion, there remains a need to acknowledge the existence of current trends.

Beyond Tier 1: Impacting Supply Chain Sustainability at the Source

News   •   Dec 06, 2018 14:26 CET

​Supply chain networks and sourcing/procurement projects are becoming increasingly global, and complex in their overall number of stakeholder involvement.

7 Trending Business Practices disrupting Traditional Procurement

Blog posts   •   Nov 26, 2018 15:55 CET

Disruption has taken a stronghold of us all, and the correlation between time and technology has made it impossible to stay ahead of the curve. Some business functions have been forced to change more than others in the efforts to combat disruption.

The Faces of Kodiak Rating: Introducing a Customer Success Champion

News   •   Nov 22, 2018 15:23 CET

Sometimes we forget that organizations require the harmonization of a lot of moving parts, and it’s seldom that the people that fill those roles receive the individualized recognition that is deserved for their work within a company. Kodiak Rating is the people that work here.

Buzzwords: The Destruction of Procurement Technology.

Blog posts   •   Nov 12, 2018 15:11 CET

I’m a procurement fanatic. I’m a marketing lead at a procurement technology vendor. I’m a blogger. I’m a copywriter. And, I’m going to tell it like it is. Buzzwords are the destruction of Procurement Technology.

Report shows that US Hospitals could be saving $25.4B in Supply Chain Costs

News   •   Nov 08, 2018 17:25 CET

A recent report by Navigant showed that Hospitals and Health Care systems in the United States have the opportunity for savings of up to 25.4B USD in supply chain costs. “The analysis of 2,300 hospitals indicated that hospitals and health systems are not moving the needle in the right direction when it comes to streamlining healthcare supply chain processes and product use, researchers stated”...

15 Do's & Don'ts for your Procurement Team

News   •   Nov 02, 2018 11:23 CET

Improving within procurement is a continuous uphill battle and – sometimes – the easiest way to develop and innovate is to review the basics, and also to educate your team of potential pitfalls.

HP and IKEA join Global Coalition to clean up our Oceans

News   •   Oct 25, 2018 15:14 CEST

NextWave Plastics will be getting some extra support – with the addition of IKEA and HP joining the global open-source initiative – in their efforts to clean up the oceans of plastic waste.

4 Easy Ways to create ROI from Supplier Relationship Management!

News   •   Oct 24, 2018 11:34 CEST

Suppliers are an incredible source of innovation, value and profitability. Aligning your procurement and sourcing organization with the right suppliers, from the start, can be an incredible value driver for your overall organization.

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