10 March 2014
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp can teach procurement professionals how to get involved in high risk high value projects, says Stephen Ashcroft, a specialist in procurement risk at Brian Farrington.
07 March 2014
Supply chain professionals can benefit from a resurgence in Britain's economy – especially if they can grasp the new complexities of a much-changed work environment.
06 March 2014
Shaun McCarthy reports back from South America where he has been negotiating the content of an ISO standard for sustainable procurement.
05 March 2014
Why should companies invest so much time and money in supporting the local community? Adelina Velikova lists the top reasons.
04 March 2014
Outsourcing products and services can often make it difficult for firms to ensure the right outcome for end users, argues Matt Smith, head of procurement at Office Depot.
03 March 2014
Small firms don’t have time to spend hours preparing tender responses. Clare Tetlow suggests ways buyers can engage with them and make processes simpler.
28 February 2014
Shaun McCarthy is heading to Brazil to negotiate the content of an ISO standard for sustainable purchasing. He sets out the key aspects to be debated.
27 February 2014
Murray Skea provides some top tips to keep in mind when building or refining your travel programme.
26 February 2014
Businesses are being pushed to include more women on their teams, particularly in senior positions. But are quotas seen to be patronising?
25 February 2014
The legal ramifications of not having insurance to cover goods in transit cannot be underestimated, says Mike Burns.