Earth Day is about more than switching off the overhead lights – it’s about making purchasing decisions that will minimise our impact on the environment. From eerily-silent zero-emission trucks to seaweed-membrane edible water bottles, these are just some of the products that should be on the radar of every innovation scout. Modernise your fleet … Continue reading Save The Planet With Garbage-Powered Trucks And Edible Water Bottles
When you rehire an ex-employee, especially one that was a star, it looks like you are getting a great deal. What you see is what you get. They understand your business and its own unique culture, are immediately productive and bring industry knowledge and new ideas. Everyone loves a good throwback article, which is why … Continue reading Best of The Blog- Should You Ever Rehire An Ex-Employee?
If you’re determined to reach for the procurement stars, Procurious’ new eBook might just give you the boost you need to get there. Download 15 Ways to Become a Procurement Superstar for FREE here – it will get you well on your way to procurement stardom. With training budgets slashed and a terrifying to-do list, getting the training … Continue reading The Next Step In Your Mission To Achieve Procurement Stardom
How do you know when you should go to market? ThomasNet discuss strategies for three common sourcing scenarios. Strategic sourcing is all about generating a return on investment for every sourcing initiative. However, different sourcing scenarios require different levels of investment – in terms of time, effort and resources. Therefore, it’s important to approach each … Continue reading This Little Procurement Pro Went To Market…
When procurement wears a mask, layers of stage make-up or one of its other many disguises, you might find it tricky to identify. But, as Daniel Ball explains, procurement is everywhere and in all of our organisations- it might just be presenting itself in a different way… It’s fair to say that, as a concept, procurement tends … Continue reading Procurement Is Everywhere But It Wears Hundreds Of Disguises
When it comes to supply management, are you managing your customer orders effectively? Dave Food discusses Order Management and five more capabilities you just can’t go without. Last week, Dave Food talked us through five of the key supply chain capabilities that everyone needs. This week, he’s come up with five more! From order management to … Continue reading Order Up! 5 Supply Management Capabilities You Can’t Leave Off The Menu
Who’s willing to stand up to bear the flag of procurement pride and improve our image? Elaine Porteous wants reinforcements to help raise the function’s status up to where it belongs. We’re still hearing comments like “we only involve procurement because it’s the policy” and “procurement slows down the sourcing process”. There are some lonely … Continue reading Raising Procurement’s Image – One Person At A Time