Supply Management Trends & Predictions

Today, we continue our multi-part series on Supply Management: Big Trends & Predictions for 2013 with a look at supply management solutions. Click here to read Part One of this series focused on Big Data. Click here to read Part Two of this series focused on...

5 steps to marketing and procurement harmony

A tactful, informed approach to this well-guarded category will bring the best savings, says David Meikle If generalisations or conventional wisdom eventually become truths then to date, marketing and procurement have made pretty unhappy bedfellows. But, together or...

Let the games begin

What exactly is game theory and how can it help in procurement and supplier management? Angus Craig and Daniel Crease do the maths. Working life is all about our interactions with other people and the way we choose to react to different people in different situations....

Business collaboration for cost savings

Companies are increasingly willing to discuss mutually beneficial collaborations with other firms, to deliver cost savings, according to 4C Associates. In the consultancy’s 10 predictions for 2013, research showed more businesses, particularly in the logistics sector,...

Savings double from effective SRM in 2012

Businesses are increasing their collaboration with suppliers, and boosting the amount they save their organisation as a result. According to the fourth global supplier relationship management (SRM) survey conducted by consultancy State of Flux, 93 per cent of...

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