How can you streamline procurement? Can procurement even be effectively automated? These are questions everyone from CPOs to category specialists struggle with. Especially since you have to do more with fewer resources.
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.
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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.
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 Sure, there’s a wealth of outdated information, vague predictions, and thinly veiled sales ads, but not much expert, actionable.
No matter how big or small your business is, you have to be proactive and strategic about your indirect spend. Left unchecked indirect, or “unplanned spend,” can quickly become a formidable obstacle. In today's video,.
Chances are you have at least one area within your category management where you’d like to decrease spend, but you don’t have the time, buying power, or resources to make it happen. Luckily, there is a startlingly.
If you're reading this -- congratulations -- you and your organization are already ahead of your peers. Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) are one of those best-kept secrets that all businesses should know about. The.
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If your organization isn't working with a GPO, you may be risking more than you realize. Here are the are the 5 reasons why businesses who don’t join a GPO risk falling behind. Get the details in our SlideShare below.