The Brazilian government’s strategy of buying food from local farmers for public institutions has run for the past decade and is credited with fighting hunger and extreme poverty.
Increasing legal, cost and supply chain implications mean the way companies pay their suppliers is growing in importance, says an AirPlus International white paper.
Her Majesty’s Privy Council has agreed to recently proposed changes to the CIPS Charter and Bye-Laws, which means a name change for the Institute and the ability to offer a new professional status.
Kevin McCafferty and Bree Pitcher picked up the coveted ‘professional’ and ‘young professional of the year’ titles at the gala dinner in Sydney today.
Nine teams collected gongs at the CIPS Australasia Procurement Awards in Sydney today.
The government needs to collect data on the ethnicity of suppliers to increase the number of ethnic minority-owned businesses in supply chains, he told an MSDUK event at the House of Lords.
Stringent compliance introduced in response to supply chain risk could be counterproductive and suppress innovation and improvement in businesses, according to the Institute of Risk Management.
Tracking spend and board level commitment are vital to increasing SME participation, says Martin Chown, supply chain director at Balfour Beatty.
The long-awaited review into the horse meat scandal recommends eight pillars of good practice. Will Green asks how this affects buyers.
Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced a deal to share vessels to cut costs and CO2 emissions.
“To see the number of executive teams viewing procurement as strategic nearly double year-on-year is extremely promising," says Dave Bowen of Xchanging.