Contingent Labour represents an ever-increasing proportion of our workforce, and it’s not hard to understand why. What is challenging for procurement teams, however, is effective management of their organisation’s contingent workforce… “Depending on whose data you believe, the contingent workforce now makes up from 20 per cent  to 40 per cent  of the global workforce, with … Continue reading The Rise of The Contingent Workforce… And How to Manage It!
Now, more than ever, it’s important for the profession to put sustainable procurement at the front and center of business. Daniel Perry, Global Alliances Director – Ecovadis believes that the role of procurement is evolving. Evolving from being “primarily focused on cost savings and operational efficiency, to a more strategic and central player in risk … Continue reading Making Sustainable Procurement Work
Procurement with purpose is often perceived as rainbows and fairytales. But it only sounds that way when we fail to connect purpose with real business results. Most procurement and supply chain professionals initially gravitated towards their profession because they like to understand how things work; they like to figure out how to make things work … Continue reading Procurement with Purpose – Not All Rainbows and Fairytales
Only 7 per cent of procurement functions are perceived as ‘maturing’ in terms of digital transformation and a mere 38 per cent of teams have the capability to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0. Find out how to address these challenges in our latest report: Procurement 2030: Level 2. Without careful preparation, revolutions fail. From … Continue reading Procurement 2030: Preparing For The Revolution
How can the missing puzzle piece make it easier for procurement teams to operate sustainably, improve supply chain transparency and eliminate corruption? As procurement professionals we’re always talking about how leveraging innovative technology can add value to our organisations. But less frequently addressed is how technology can make it easier for procurement teams to operate sustainably, improve supply chain transparency and eliminate corruption. In our latest Procure with Purpose … Continue reading Procurement’s Missing Puzzle Piece
What are the three essential factors for effectively addressing the shifting conditions of sustainability risks and opportunities? This year has provided plenty of examples of why organisations need to better manage or participate in more effective sustainability and CSR initiatives to better manage risk, and purchasing and supply chain managers are finding themselves at the … Continue reading The Three Pillars of Procurement Risk Management Strategy
What do supply chain leaders predict for the future of the profession and how do you ensure you’re prepared seize the opportunities and get the most out of your career? What is the biggest mistake supply chain professionals make? What are the five key skills you need to make it to the top? How should supply chain … Continue reading Your Supply Chain Career: Accelerated