Procurement Leaders’ upcoming Category Planning Guide looks at the how functions are accelerating category maturity
Strong processes, information sharing and cross-collaboration help to shape the electronics giant’s approach to risk amid the polycrisis
DuPont CPO Gonzalez on geopolitical risks, building relationships and prioritising amid the polycrisis
Miguel Gonzalez explains why the chemical company’s strong emphasis on strategy has been key to surviving disruption
The Inmarsat CPO explains why his organisation has a ‘profoundly different’ approach to supply chain threats amid the polycrisis
Nestlé is leveraging its experience of managing a host of different risks to navigate the polycrisis, explains CPO Patricia Stroup
Notwithstanding economic uncertainty, Procurement Leaders members indicate teams will grow by an average of 8% in 2023
While the changes have the potential to get China’s economy moving, signs of a surge in the number of infections have stoked fears of major disruption
The IBM CPO reveals how his team’s efforts to scout new suppliers, collaborate both internally and externally, as well as work in a more agile manner are paying off
Although Novozymes has developed a tool to categorise material risk, its CPO explains why close supplier relationships can be the most effective mitigation lever
The Ferring CPO explains how the company is strengthening relationships with its key suppliers – and helping them to manage rising energy bills
Amid inflation, shortages and volatile commodity markets, the pasta maker is leveraging internal and external relationships, says CPO Luigi Ganazzoli
From the future of zero-Covid to geopolitical tensions, Procurement Leaders explores the issues in China that CPOs should monitor
Delivering cost savings has this year been unseated from the number one spot on the list of procurement priorities for 2023
The World Procurement Congress and Awards that took place this week has been Procurement Leaders’ largest in person, global gathering in 3 years and it certainly did not disappoint.
With the demands on procurement changing by the day, the function is reinventing itself and upgrading its capabilities with new skills and job roles
As the crisis in Ukraine intensifies, procurement and supply chain executives will be deep in vulnerability-assessment mode – trying to understand their exposure and doing their best to mitigate any risks and disruption that may arise.
Faced with the automation of its traditional tasks, procurement must seek new opportunities to add value – or risk fading into irrelevancy. Elevating the function’s capabilities is vital to its continuing advancement
Transforming a procurement function is not an easy undertaking. There are many pitfalls to avoid along the way that could undermine the project’s success and it’s an especially difficult task when you also need to balance the overhaul with delivering on the function’s day-to-day targets.
Almost half (49%) of collaborative supplier relationships end in failure. Why is that?
As we move into another year of extreme uncertainty, the glare of CEOs, boards and wider executive committee members will become even more focused on supply-side risks and opportunities
New trends and consumer concerns are fundamentally changing the food industry. To stay at the forefront of this revolution, Danone is looking to evolve its products, but in order to do that the business knew it needed to better tap into the knowledge and resources that existed within its supply base.
As the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment company, CBRE’s Global Workspace Solutions (GWS) UK business has created a framework to support operational and category procurement teams in building closer collaborative relationships with key suppliers
A timely challenge on the value procurement can deliver, and how to deliver it
Procurement Leaders’ World Procurement Congress 2021, held in association with GEP over three days, concluded yesterday. Read the full summary.
Procurement Leaders has recently hosted two round table discussions with leaders in the logistics and transport category from a range of industries, to explore how category managers are navigating the disruption this industry is currently facing
For Deutsche Telekom Services Europe (DTSE), a subsidiary of telecommunication firm Deutsche Telekom, success means providing innovative, high-quality, end-to-end shared services across the company.
Technology has led procurement to a crossroads.
In this guest post, EcoVadis’ David McClintock urges procurement to rethink supply chain monitoring tools to accelerate value and digital transformation.
Like many functions, the procurement team at energy business Uniper had been interested in using crowdsourcing to develop new and innovative solutions to specific challenges, combining the theoretical approach with a real life case study.