29 July, 2015
"Tim Cook’s career path highlights procurement’s potential of moving from a back-end function to a strategic linchpin of the organisation," says Mickey North Rizza of...
28 July, 2015
"It's key to collaborate with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders – internal and external – to create ethical and sustainable outcomes across all business channels," says Rob...
27 July, 2015
These top performers who are coming up through the ranks are the lifeblood of our profession. It is vital to support these “rising stars” says Amanda Earnshaw.
24 July, 2015
Apple and Patagonia proved that proactively stopping modern slavery in supply chains can positively impact brands – and in today’s digital, networked economy there are plenty of...
23 July, 2015
Many negotiations are won or lost before the purchaser enters the meeting, preparation is everything, Michael Sharp warns.
22 July, 2015
Organisations looking to speak the language of global trade need to seek out platforms that support Universal Business Language, but also those that operate with other industry standards says...
21 July, 2015
It seems both buyers and sellers are completely at odds with one another with two incompatible approaches and the gap between them is getting wider each year, says Philip Peters.
20 July, 2015
There was a celebratory mood at the CIPS Supply Management Awards shortlist party, but there was really only one question at the forefront of people's minds, says Will Green.
17 July, 2015
"Now is not the time to sit back and watch things unfold. Not only because that’s risky, but also because the next 10 years are going to be the most exciting years in supply chain...