Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

Whilst many companies are investing in recyling and sustainability, upcoming legislation will make it mandatory to do so.

We spoke to Group Procurement Director at Wavin, Peter Verkaaik, to understand the challenges of working towards a sustainable portfolio, and how companies can begin this process...

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Deconstructing Procurement

As visibility horizons shorten, industry boundaries blur, and technology continues to dictate the future, how can procurement evolve to meet changing demands?

We speak to Kelly Barner about the challenge, and necessity, of deconstructing procurement as we know it... read more

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Miranda Woodhouse
Innovation vs Cost Reduction

As the debate around innovation vs cost reduction continues, we caught up with Ed Fuchs, who has been in the procurement space for over 25 years.

Procurement people are often accused by other functions of being focused purely on cost. Do procurement people know how to innovate and can it be trained?... read more

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Miranda Woodhouse
Back to Basics: Six Ways to Generate Cost Savings

Procurement Consultant Brian Goodall explains how you can generate cost savings, even with limited resources

Procurement Managers must juggle a number of priorities and responsibilities, including creating and delivering cost savings, managing strategic supplier relationships, reducing supply-side risk, sourcing products and services, and managing key stakeholders... read more

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Miranda Woodhouse
Which Reverse Auction Type Should You Be Using?

Reverse auctions are becoming a popular way for procurement professionals to save time and money, but it’s not always clear which auction type is right for you.

Market Dojo, the pioneering SaaS company offering on-demand sourcing software, explains the differences. Although there are a number of different formats to choose from, each with different strengths and weaknesses, here are the three most popular auction types... read more

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Miranda Woodhouse
The Ever-Changing State of IT Procurement

With over 25 years’ experience in IT procurement, Brian Goodall has supported many organisations in their sourcing, including Dell, IBM, BT, Xerox and Lloyds Bank.

Having long been a key voice in the procurement community, we asked Brian to share his insights and predictions for the future of IT procurement... read more

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Miranda Woodhouse
Marketing Procurement Demystified

For many of our clients, marketing procurement is seen as one of the most challenging categories in the procurement industry. 

To shed light on the true value of marketing procurement and future developments in this sphere, Sourcing Solved’s Managing Director Iain McKenna spoke to Annie Spilsbury, founder of The Marketing Procurement Company... read more

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