The Effects of Brexit on Procurement

Tomorrow Theresa May will trigger Article 50 and start the process of Britain leaving the European Union.

Procurement specialist Angus Craig discusses the questions being asked by procurement professionals around Brexit, and the factors that will influence the answers... read more

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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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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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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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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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The Ethical Supply Chain

The growing importance of ethical solutions and a transparent supply chain.

With over 30 years’ experience in the procurement market, David Capperauld co-founded SP Sourcing nine years ago. SP Sourcing’s aim is to help companies improve the performance, efficiency and sustainability of their supply chain, without compromising on their ethical responsibility.

We caught up with David to discuss the growing importance of ethical solutions and a transparent supply chain... read more

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Independent Consultancy: Going Solo

Making the move into independent management consultancy.

After years of working for someone else, Jon Howell made the decision to go it alone as an independent management consultant in procurement and supply chain. Here he describes his experience.

Bold moves often bring the greatest rewards, and it doesn’t get much bolder than making the choice to go out on your own.

Even the most confident decision-maker can feel a twinge of self-doubt before making that leap into the unknown... read more

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Measuring Value in Recruitment

Don't focus on cost - time is what matters when you're recruiting

I'm often surprised by how people perceive cost in the recruitment space – and how they'll rank it first in their decision making, even above other more important factors. Sure, we all like a bargain – but most of the time we know where to draw the line... read more

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