One of the go-to fixes is moving to centralized procurement. Meaning one location retains control over most, if not all, of the organization's purchasing decisions. The problem with decentralized procurement is each.
When you manage construction projects, you have to travel – a lot. Whether you’re the foreman, project manager, travel coordinator, or general administrator you have to make sure your contractor crews have the rooms.
If you're a procurement professional and you're not already following Procurious, you should be. They continually produce excellent thought leadership content including blogs, videos, training, and discussion forums..
Who doesn’t like earning reward points? Every savvy explorer wants to find better discount business travel rates and cash back programs. The problem is, it can be especially challenging to find the best corporate hotel.
You probably have a tail spend problem. In other words, you are spending a lot more money and time managing the “extras” of your business than you realize. Any good procurement professional focuses on managing direct.
[Editor’s note: as part of the UNA Cares series, we like to highlight the organizations that UNA employees personally volunteer for. This week Ellen Fales, Content Developer shares why she volunteers.] One of the.
Finding genuinely helpful content in the procurement space is easier said than done. Sure, there’s a wealth of outdated information, vague predictions, and thinly veiled sales ads, but not much expert, actionable.
It seems impossible that 2018 is over. Between expanding the team, experiencing record revenue growth, and receiving awards, it's flown by. None of it would have been possible without you, our clients and followers,.
96% of companies fail in ten years, and less than 1% of businesses ever exceed 10 million in revenue. Not surprisingly, one of the top reasons is leadership. A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to present to a group.
Everyone wants to play with kids and cuddle puppies. But, as any nonprofit coordinator will tell you, getting volunteers to do the dirty work is hard. The problem is if volunteers won't lick envelopes or fix appliances,.