Short Reads

Sourcing for resilience

Distance is increasingly viewed as a risk factor that can be mitigated in supply chains through strategic sourcing. A recent report from Skills Dynamics explains the importance of increasing resilience with a more considered approach

How digital transformation will empower procurement

A straw poll, taken as part of a recent Celonis sponsored webinar, showed that 74% of participants’ organisations are undergoing a transformation this year. Yet this still may not be enough. It is still a very long journey for most organisations to achieve excellence in procurement. To find out more about how technology can help drive transformation in your oragnisation, read this upcoming article... 

Adapt to succeed: How to gain visibility and control

The Covid-19 crisis has put procurement in the spotlight like never before. Purchasing departments are expected to ensure their supply chains are resilient and responsive. To do this they require transparency in order to make rapid decisions based on real-time data.

Find out what simple steps you can take - fast - to help your business pull through and prosper at this precarious time…

5 ways to navigate the new normal

We all know the theory: calculate safety stock using a formula that includes the variability of the demand, the reliability of supply and the desired customer service. But what happens if conventional wisdom no longer applies and doing what you’ve always done is not an option? Here’s some unconventional wisdom for these unusual times…

Expense management made simple

The world of expense management is changing thanks to fully digitised solutions that can save time, cost and alleviate much of the personal stress associated with this universal and necessary process. Read this CIPS Download article, produced in partnership with Traveldoo, to find out more.