Alex Saric shares his top tips for procurement managers in order to succeed as the profession continues to evolve. As the role of procurement continues to evolve, a new approach is required. Leaders are actively transforming their organisations, with a new mindset, new processes and new technology. There is no textbook answer to all of … Continue reading 7 Tips For Today’s Procurement Managers
Where does procurement’s remit start and end? As these lines get more and more blurred, it might be time for procurement to take charge and start the painful weaning process. Time and again the procurement profession has asked for a “seat at the table” and the opportunity to be seen as a strategic business partner. … Continue reading Weaning Stakeholders off the Procurement Welfare Programme
At our last Procurement Thought Leadership Forum of 2018, sponsored by Basware, we discussed risk mitigation, Superfinance and the future of the CPO. How do you prepare for those black swan events that could truly impact your organisation? Can Superfinance transform the procurement and supply chain professions? What challenges does the CPO of the future … Continue reading The Future Is Superfinance
Are smart contracts, enabled by blockchain, the next big thing or just a temporary hype? What is a contract? Put simply, a contract is any agreement that is built on the logic “if…[ABC] – then…[XYZ]”. And we make these kind of arrangements very day both in business and our private lives. If I’m working on … Continue reading Are Smart Contracts A Game Changer for Procurement?
How should procurement and supply chain professionals prevent and address modern slavery in their supply chains? The first day of 2019 saw the implementation of the Modern Slavery Act in Australia, requiring organisations above a certain size – consolidated revenue of A$100 million – to report annually on the actions they are taking to address … Continue reading Modern Slavery: Don’t Get Named & Shamed In 2019
We investigate the perennial deadly hazards of operating on the world’s truly most remote supply route: the ‘road’ to the International Space Station. Are you responsible for sending your people into danger? In a new Procurious blog series, The World’s Deadliest Supply Chains, we investigate the most high-risk supply chains out there. The fiery disintegration … Continue reading Space Trucking: The Challenges Of Managing A Supply Chain That Is Truly Out of This World
We’re still a long way away from drone deliveries and drone-run supply chains being the norm – so what’s the current state of drone delivery worldwide? There’s no question that the world has gone drone mad. If you didn’t receive one for Christmas (bad luck), you’ll probably know someone that did. But, despite all the … Continue reading Pizza, Medicines and Death Rays: The Future of Drone Delivery