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Manufacturing

Lean Procurement: Streamlining Operations in Manufacturing

In the fiercely competitive landscape of manufacturing, operational efficiency is paramount. Every aspect of the production process, from sourcing raw materials to delivering finished products, must be optimised to drive productivity, reduce costs, and enhance competitiveness. At the heart of efficiency in the manufacturing sector lies lean procurement – a strategic approach that focuses on […]

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Thought Leadership

What to Look for in Procurement Consulting Providers

Effective procurement strategies are critical to driving efficiency, mitigating risks, and maximising value across the supply chain. However, navigating the complexities of procurement requires expertise, experience, and strategic insight. That’s where procurement consulting providers come in. These specialised firms offer a range of services, from strategic sourcing and supplier management to contract negotiation and procurement […]

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Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences

Procurement in Pharma: What are the major challenges in 2024?

As we progress through 2024, the pharmaceutical industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, driven by technological advancements, regulatory changes, and shifting market dynamics. Within this dynamic landscape, procurement emerges as a critical function, tasked with navigating complex supply chains, ensuring product quality and compliance, and driving cost efficiencies. However, as we delve deeper […]

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Thought Leadership

Optimising Talent Acquisition: Procurement Insights for HR Professionals

In today’s competitive job market, talent acquisition stands as a pivotal function within human resources departments across industries. The quest to attract, retain, and nurture top-tier talent has become an ever-evolving challenge for organisations striving to maintain their competitive edge. Procurement, traditionally associated with sourcing goods and services, might seem an unlikely ally in the […]

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Thought Leadership

5 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing the Supply Chain

Digital transformation has become a crucial driver of change across industries. As procurement specialists, we’re particularly interested in the impact that digital transformation has had on supply chain management. From streamlining processes to enhancing visibility, the integration of digital technologies is revolutionising how businesses approach procurement and logistics. In this blog, we’re going to discuss […]

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Uncategorised

Procurement Analytics: Empowering Business Decisions through Data

In this blog post, we explore how procurement analytics empowers businesses across various facets, from identifying cost savings opportunities to mitigating risks and ensuring compliance.

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Uncategorised

3 Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Procurement and How to Overcome Them

World Sustainable Procurement Day presents the perfect opportunity to look at some of the challenges we’re currently facing when it comes to achieving sustainable procurement, as well as some tips on how to overcome them.

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Thought Leadership

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024

This year, the theme of International Women’s Day is Inspire Inclusion #InspireInclusion.

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