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Supply Chain To The Rescue!

Supply Chain Superhero

Not all superheroes wear capes. Some compose excel spreadsheets and identify process bottlenecks! An exaggeration, no doubt, but the truth is that those overseeing supply chains can and do have a massive impact on countless lives. Too often, we boil down the massively complex world of procurement to dollars and…

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Skill gaps – who cares?

Did you hear about the Japanese Minister of Cyber Security who doesn’t know how to use a computer or anything about Cyber Security? That’s a massive skills gap, despite the assertion by Yoshitaka Sakurada that he has skilled bureaucrats backing him up. The Minister suggests that his biggest job is…

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Why it’s time to move on from Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) platforms

Life is cluttered with ERPs

NSYNC, The Simpsons, chokers. Some things just seemed cool in the nineties. Now… not so much. And in terms of business management, we’ll add ERPs to that list. Sure, the organisation you run or work for may have purchased an Electronic Resource Planning platform more recently – even this year…

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Let’s Celebrate: We’re taking over PI Day

Join the Comprara and Purchasing Index Team to take over Pi Day #PIDayTakeover  #PIDay  Pi Day on March 14th is an annual opportunity for maths enthusiasts around the world to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to their friends about maths, and to eat Pie.  But this year we’re…

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Modern Slavery: Is your supply chain benefiting from slavery?

Modern Slavery is insidious and endemic, and it could be affecting your business without your knowledge. It’s a human rights abuse that is happening right now, today, in industries we are all a part of as either producers or consumers. Fishing, cocoa, cotton, fashion, cannabis, construction – to name a few.

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Putting a Stop to the Employee Churn Through Learning Technologies

Learning and development trends provide a good indication of where the training industry is heading in Australia. It is mainly about personalisation, ongoing support and making the most of today’s emerging technologies.

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7 Steps To Mastering Your Indirect Spend Analysis

  Spend Analysis is the systematic process of collecting, cleansing, segmenting and analysing information about the money spent through your organisation’s suppliers, with the aim of identifying the spend areas that have the biggest impact on both your organisation’s top-line and bottom-line figures.     Purchasing Index tool helps you…

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Using e-Learning to Gain Competitive Advantage in the Australian Retail Industry

With the evolving retail environment and customers shifting to online channels for purchase, the emphasis is to build a workforce that is not only focused on sales but is keen on pleasing the customer with high levels of customer service.  As far as industries go, retail is one of the largest in…

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7 Tips to Shine During EOFY Period

Because time waits for no one! At the end of financial year – motivation definitely drives decisions, and there is no shortage of motivation from stakeholders to purchase nor suppliers to sell. This is a match made in heaven and an opportunity for you to really shine. Whilst the current…

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7 Reasons why supply chain teams are turning to e-learning

I don’t know about you, but my lessons at school, university or professional development training have not always gone at the pace I wanted. They were either too fast, too slow and even if they were going at the right pace, the lectures and tutorials weren’t always on at a…

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