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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
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.
Ovation 2021 was indeed a "Festival of Inspiration & Personal Growth." Now in our eighth year, Ovation is the most influential, global community of group-level CPOs. It was a privilege to witness the power of the Procurement Leaders’ community coming together to help shape the future of a shared recovery for organizations, industries and societies.
Speciality chemicals company Clariant have built an engine to drive innovations to support delivery of the enterprise strategy, build procurement excellence and improve operational efficiency.
International fashion, beauty and homeware retailer, Primark, like all nonessential retailers, has experienced huge disruption during the Covid-19 crisis.
Following its acquisition of media company Scripps Networks Interactive in 2018, Discovery spotted an opportunity to consolidate its spend data across the newly merged enterprise.
To succeed in a fast-changing world, procurement leaders must use digital technology as a competitive advantage, delivering an intuitive, easy-to-use experience to stakeholders on their terms
Over the past three days we’ve had the opportunity to hear from a great selection of speakers and presenters from across our network as they discussed all of the ways that digitalization and technology impact their businesses.
Nutrition, health and sustainable living company DSM has developed a platform to centralise the user experience that is already delivering value, led by a comprehensive change management approach
With businesses' focus shifting from damage control to restoring growth, innovative CPOs are encouraging their procurement teams to prioritise supplier innovation and revenue opportunities
Skills, processes and technology need to be developing harmoniously to make your procurement roadmap viable. JAGGAER's Justin Sadler-Smith digs deeper into those vital components.
A potential competitive advantage, resiliency is a growth driver that is becoming a critical capability for organisations. Through the events of the past fourteen months supplier risk has become part of board level discussions, and after all of procurement’s efforts throughout these events, CPOs now have a clear case for why they should be central to any resiliency effort.
A pharmaceutical giant wanted to explore opportunities for replacing one of its longstanding suppliers. Until 2018, it had been using the same two advertising agencies for 25 years, seeing it as a good way to keep costs down.
By exploring new opportunities and leveraging its experienced resources, JLL's sourcing and procurement teams are leading the way in the corporate and commercial real estate industry. Read their story to find out what they're doing, how they're doing it and what's next.
Procurement, supply chain and sustainability leaders alike are search for guidance on how they can rebuild better, more resilient supply chains in the face of massive uncertainty. EcoVadis global content marketing director David McClintock looks at key factors to their success.
Managing change from a people perspective is one of the most critical aspects to get right when rolling out digital transformation projects. Regardless of how sophisticated or cutting edge a new technology tool is, it will fail to make the desired impact if its intended users – whether staff or suppliers – are not engaged.
With government-imposed lockdowns still in place in most regions around the world, business travel continues to be significantly reduced in the first quarter of 2021. Although more and more employees are ‘zoom-fatigued’ and eagerly packing their suitcases, the reality is that most companies are in no rush to pick up business travel.
The procurement leadership team at Uniper, an international energy business, has started to use Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to improve the efficiency of their procurement operations.
The Strategic Procurement team at KWS, a world-leading seed producer, has been accelerating their digital transformation, investigating how technology can improve the efficiency and performance of procurement across the organisation.
“Sustainability is top of mind in all CxO conversions currently, and procurement has a major role to play, to really do something.”
Global procurement leaders shared many ways how procurement teams are driving the environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda in their organisations.