Here’s where you will find all our latest posts, including company news, market insight and thought leadership pieces on all things related to procurement, outsourcing and supplier management.
In this guide, we offer a full overview of the procurement process, what a procurement process should include, and how to develop one in seven steps. We will help you understand how a robust process can help you save money, become more efficient, and make procurement a strategic enabler in your organisation.
By Jane Shortall on 29 September 2021
The better your relationship with your suppliers, the better the overall deal you are going to achieve both in procurement and within Contract Lifecycle Management. In this guide, we provide insights into the contract management process and how to optimise your long-term supplier relationships.
By Steve Rowland on 23 September 2021
In this guide, we will cover all the essential areas to create a digital procurement strategy, what the types of strategies include, and how to develop one. We will help you understand the advantages of establishing your own variety of procurement strategies helping to not only identify areas of cost savings but also creating a more efficient business practice.
By Jane Shortall on 21 September 2021
There is a substantial amount of public procurement that occurs in our everyday lives without which, institutions, public bodies and infrastructure would not be able to function. In this guide, we will provide a better understanding of what public procurement is, and the rules that govern it.
By Mick O'Donnell on 21 September 2021
To mark eXceeding’s 10th birthday in July 2021, we sat down with Managing Director and Founder Steve Rowland to talk about the journey so far, and look at what the future holds.
By Hayley Preedy on 27 July 2021
Professional Services spend management experts, Constellia, have partnered with eXceeding to enable public sector buyers to access the full range of categories under the AEC Neutral Vendor Framework.
By Steve Rowland on 29 June 2021
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that procurement organisations must look forwards, and not backwards. To guard against future disruption and uncertainty, now – more than ever – it’s time to build supply chains that are truly future-proof.
By Mick O'Donnell on 8 June 2021
Public sector procurement can be challenging and it can be tricky to maintain and efficient and effective procurement function. Discover what you should be asking yourself in order to retain high-calibre procurement professionals.
By Mick O'Donnell on 11 May 2021
In this blog we look at 5 key procurement trends which we have witnessed, following the COVID-19 pandemic. We explore what this means for procurement teams and the role of CPO as a whole.
By Steve Rowland on 10 May 2021
Experienced procurement professionals will no doubt have heard the terms ‘category management’ and ‘category planning’. For some, they may represent an ideal way of working that feels very far from the reality of their day-to-day experience. For others, they may be synonymous with a past attempt to try something new that sadly failed due to […]
By Steve Lemon on 4 May 2021
The construction category is one of the public sector’s most complex and challenging areas of procurement. How can public sector procurement professionals develop a clear strategy and robust processes that will pay off with future service improvements and cost reductions?
By Steve Rowland on 13 April 2021
The NHS is the biggest employer in the UK, and every NHS trust will outsource some element of there IT contracts. How, then, do you choose the right outsourcing provider and, more importantly, how do you ensure value for money?
By Steve Rowland on 6 April 2021