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Procurement Transformation

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External spend can typically run from 30 to 70 percent of a company’s total expenditure, depending on the industry. It’s a staggering amount – but it’s also an opportunity. This level of expenditure can be used to transform a business by not only reducing costs, but by achieving competitive advantage…
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5 Ways Procurement Can Expand Your Business

Expand or die. It may seem like a brutal ultimatum, but it holds some truth when it comes to the business world. Organisations, like the universe, cannot stay still: they expand or they contract. That’s it. If you want to keep operating, you have to keep growing. But this growth…
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Navigating the Great Resignation

An event as profound and far-reaching as the COVID-19 pandemic was always going to affect how we see things. For employees, this has meant looking around at their organisation and wondering if this is where they want to be. October 2019 saw a 26% jump in the number of employees…
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Uncertainty is the New Certainty

All procurement teams need to ask themselves a question: are we getting any better at responding to disruptive events? Over the past decades, we’ve had plenty of practice. Climate change is intensifying weather events all over the globe, leading to more devastating bushfires, tsunamis, floods and droughts. In the background,…
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Procurement Can Drive Decarbonisation

Hurricanes in the Philippines, cyclones in North and Central America, flash flooding in Afghanistan and, of course, bushfires in Australia. There’s no place in the world that isn’t immune to the devastating effects of global warming. As we draw inevitably closer to the 1.5°C increase in average global temperatures, things…
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The 6 Competencies You Need for Digital Procurement

Digitising the procurement function is your number one priority. Along with nearly all procurement teams worldwide, you’ve already started this process. Unfortunately, you’ve no doubt discovered significant skills gaps preventing you from taking full advantage of all that digitisation has to offer. You’re not alone. 83% of respondents to an…
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