Blogs about how to improve procurement processes and procedures to optimise costs within a procurement function.
Organisations of all sizes try to find solutions to reduce their costs, but when you are developing your procurement strategies, understanding how money can be saved across your organisation is essential. In procurement, costs can run high when the process is no longer suitable fit for purpose or if people within the organisation are not […]
By Jane Shortall on 5 October 2021
In this blog we explore how collaborating with your suppliers, through good supplier relationship management, and renegotiating contract terms might be a better solution than going out to tender.
By Mick O'Donnell on 27 January 2021
A world-class procurement function aims to optimise the entire sourcing process to deliver significant value across the organisation. But now, we need to consider how we optimise procurement processes as we navigate the socio-economic climate we find ourselves in.
By Steve Rowland on 2 January 2021
When you signed that contract, you were absolutely sure that you could guarantee that spend. Now though the world has changed and that contractual obligation for a volume commitment could cause irrevocable damage. What can you do?
By Steve Rowland on 29 December 2020