“I am responsible for purchasing services from third-party logistics providers. What does the market currently look like and what should I be demanding of potential suppliers?”
A best-practice model for IT procurement allows for a degree of market testing without the burden of running a full competitive tender process, says Simon Scarrott.
The purchasing team at Turkish household appliances manufacturer Arçelik has worked hard to build a strong relationship with its suppliers.
The CIPS Fellows committee wants to increase the number of Fellows to 1,000 by 2015 and increase diversity with more women, younger people and global members.
Steve Fox, owner and director of consultancy firm SFCL, and Chibwe Mwelwa, procurement director at Millennium Challenge Account – Zambia, have been awarded Fellowship.
Karen Van Vuuren, a former chairman of the CIPS Global Board of Trustees (GBT) and a prime instigator in the Institute’s entry into South Africa, has died aged 46.
Four students from Dudley College won the CIPS Negotiation Challenge which took place in collaboration with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy last month.
I am considering moving from the private to the public sector as the government is pushing for a more commercial approach to the procurement service. What would be the main challenges I face if I make the move?