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Jan 9, 12:20 PM
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5 trends that will shape procurement in 2023

It promises to be a very exciting 12 months for our profession. We kick off the New Year with a look at the trends that will shape Procurement in the year ahead. 

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Dec 27 2022, 12:36 PM
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5 trends that shaped procurement in 2022 – and what that means for 2023

As 2022 draws to a close, we take a look back at the major trends for Procurement and Supply Chain this year, and look forward to how these will impact the next 12 months.

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Nov 22 2022, 11:08 AM
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Blog Back to Basics – When is strategic procurement not strategic? cover photo

Back to Basics – When is strategic procurement not strategic?

Evolving from Purchasing to Procurement means a greater focus on strategic activities. But are you as strategic as you think you are?

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Nov 15 2022, 11:11 AM
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Politics and power games at the heart of semiconductor shortage

We already know that huge demand and no supply has led to global microchip and semiconductor shortages – now an already complex sourcing challenge looks set to get more complicated as two of the world’s superpowers go into battle over the supply of microchips and semiconductors.

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Nov 10 2022, 9:44 AM
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Ethical Sourcing – who is leading the way?

The concept of Ethical Sourcing has become part of the foundation of best practice procurement. But who in the profession is leading the way?

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Nov 4 2022, 9:49 AM
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Blog Have our professional associations supported procurement in our time of crisis? cover photo

Have our professional associations supported procurement in our time of crisis?

The good news is procurement hasn’t been working alone, key Professional Associations have been right alongside it. But are they doing enough?

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Oct 24 2022, 9:25 AM
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Blog Will Halloween be ‘Fright Night’ for your supply chain? cover photo

Will Halloween be ‘Fright Night’ for your supply chain?

Will Halloween this year provide a much needed treat for your business? Or will it be tricks all the way for supply chains under pressure?

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Oct 5 2022, 10:05 AM
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How Queen Elizabeth II’s death has impacted procurement

After more than seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II’s death means big changes, opportunities and challenges for procurement.

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Oct 3 2022, 3:44 AM
3 min read
Blog Sustainability: Have our professional associations made the commitment? cover photo

Sustainability: Have our professional associations made the commitment?

Procurement professionals and organisations are pledging their support to drive change in sustainability around the world. But have the Professional Associations followed suit?

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Sep 15 2022, 3:21 AM
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Are professional associations helping to close the gender pay gap?

The fight against inequality goes further than just reporting on the current situation. Professional Associations need to be able to provide resources that can be used by organisations to inform new processes and procedures.