If you are a professional in Contract & Commercial Management, committed to achieving the best possible outcomes from negotiations with all your trading relationships, then ‘Commitment Matters’ is the perfect source of regular articles and posts dedicated to helping you achieve that goal.
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May 14, 2019 4:05:29 AM
The use of ‘supplier panels’ is relatively widespread in modern procurement, especially in categories such as professional services. The concept behind them is that they bring greater speed and efficiency to supplier selection and - in theory - reduce costs. In practice, some argue, they undermine value, stifle innovation, threaten integrity and more likely increase costs.
May 11, 2019 6:25:23 AM
Jun 13, 2018 11:27:00 AM
More and more is written about the future of Procurement and the shift that is required in its approach. Collaborative, value-focused, approachable – there is extensive commentary on the changes in behavior and attitude that are needed to engender trust and thereby raise functional status.
Mar 20, 2018 6:26:53 AM
“Sourcing without SRM is like selling without Account Management”.
Jan 24, 2018 9:23:00 AM
Indirect procurement remains for many a problem child. It may have grown bigger, but has it grown up?
Dec 30, 2017 6:57:33 AM
In a year-end report, IACCM highlights the continuing immaturity of most Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) programs. While a minority of organizations are generating substantial benefits, for most the investment in SRM is minimal, leaving it often fragmented and under-resourced.
Oct 6, 2017 3:47:11 AM
The field of Procurement has been undergoing rapid and significant change. All the experts predict that the era of change is not over – indeed, quite the opposite – it is speeding up.