In our current research into SRM, we are finding that buyers and category managers are more likely to proclaim their suppliers as ‘strategic’.
Procurement outsourcing is subject to a lot of talk, but few are willing to take the plunge. Recent studies show divided attitudes within the profession.
In the first presentation in the Procurement Forum in Zurich, Wolfgang Rauch, CPO of Novartis Pharma explained how his organisation sought to provide more value to the business.
Many believe direct categories are more important, but procurement is directing a lot of resources towards indirects. Is this a good use of resource?
Procurement Leaders has launched its latest research survey on SRM. A key aspect of our study is to define how people are using SRM.
Think locking in long contracts in anticipation of rising prices makes logical sense? You might be in the minority.
There haven’t been any big risk stories in the press in recent months. My risk sensors – procurement analyst antennae honed to detect the hot air from risk warnings – have been quiet as late.
CPOs of the future will need to understand the pressures and requirements of the CFOs so that they may refuse them.
Our latest salary survey details the relationship between company size and wages. Interestingly, for most people, salaries are unaffected by organisational size.
Despite the continued talk of commodity volatility and uncertainty, metal prices have been quietly falling over the past 12 months.
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