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Encyclopedia of Common Procurement and Supply Chain Terms

Encyclopedia of Common Procurement and Supply Chain Terms

Procurement is a complex field, full of jargon, but we're here for you. That's why we have created this encyclopedia which can be your quick reference tool. This glossary is handy for people who want to learn more about procurement and what it means to work in this area.

What is spend visibility and why you should care

What is Spend Visibility and Why You Should Care

Seeing all your spend data in one place can inspire a dramatic change in how you manage your business. It's even more useful if you also organize that data by supplier, categories, items buyer, then view it in real-time. You'll want to refer back to this information again and again! Yet, only a few organizations are able to get a detailed view of their spending. And this lack of spend visibility comes with a hefty price tag.

Sustainable Procurement: It's Not as Difficult as You Think

Sustainable Procurement: It's Not as Difficult as You Think

Where do the products you use come from? How are they made and transported? Who supplies your products? Do they use sustainable methods and materials? Are their carbon emissions high? Do you have a baseline with a heat map of scope 3 emissions in your company? If you’re looking to go net-zero, finding answers to these questions is crucial but not as hard as you might think.

The 20 Most Important Procurement KPIs to Drive Value

The 20 Most Important Procurement KPIs to Drive Value

Not sure how to choose and set the right KPIs for your procurement organization? Here we are with some guidance as well as 20 most important procurement KPI examples that you can use in your company.

5 Major Procurement Trends to Watch for in 2022

5 Major Procurement Trends to Watch for in 2022

2021 is soon going to be over. Though there's still enough time left for surprises to unfold, most of us would agree that this year has been more stable and less erratic than 2020.  Does that mean there's nothing new for procurement? No new challenges, changes, or trends? Well, if you ask us, we would say it's only a matter of perspective. 

Mavrick Spend: 5 Ways to Tackle It and Drive Savings

Maverick Spend: 5 Ways to Tackle It and Drive Savings

As maverick spending, or rogue buying, can account for up to 80% of a company's total spend, the inherent savings potential is often substantial. We have shared five steps to help you to get control of your maverick spend.

All About Strategic Sourcing in Procurement & How to Unlock Its Value

All About Strategic Sourcing in Procurement & How to Unlock its Value

Strategic Sourcing is a systemic process that continuously re-evaluates a company's purchasing activities to acquire goods or services that are of strategic importance to a company.

Six Tips For a Successful Negotiation

Six Tips for a Successful Renegotiation Process

Through multiple procurement projects, we've participated in hundreds of negotiation meetings with suppliers, that's provided us with valuable insight into how to ensure a successful renegotiation process. In this article, we share six practical tips on how to secure sustainable, long-term results from a renegotiation.

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