Why Buyer/Supplier Relationships Really Matter

Why Buyer/Supplier Relationships Really Matter

Everyone seems to be writing about technology and the race to automate and use augmented intelligence in business. Yet the technology focus cannot be at the expense of the human focus.

In this guest article for In-Procurement Magazine, Chris Cliffe shares his expertise into why buyer/supplier relationships really matter.

Spend Matters Blog - Helping the Charity Sector Improve Procurement Performance, Kavita Cooper Interview

Spend Matters UK/Europe Interview Kavita

"Helping the Charity Sector Improve Procurement Performance" - in March 2017 Kavita was interviewed by Peter Smith of Spend Matters, discussing how important it is that the charity sector embrace and understand procurement.

“It is not unusual to find that a charity has decided they need a Head of Procurement. They appoint someone and think that’s it, they’ve cracked the problem!” The individual is left with no real support, resource, or investment in tools and technology, and so will inevitably struggle.

Phil Perkins and Alex Cole-Hamilton discuss Spending Money Wisely

Wasting £25 stops one family in Niger from escaping poverty

Phil Perkins, head of Purchasing and Alex Cole-Hamilton, head of Corporate Responsibility both at Oxfam, discuss procurement

Spending money wisely is part of Oxfam’s DNA. So too is protecting the workforce in supply chains, which is why the charity’s procurement and corporate responsibility heads are often found together. 

Charity Finance Publication Blog, how charities can create an effective procurement strategy

How your charity can create an effective procurement strategy

Don't waste the summer months! There are huge opportunities for charities to use the quieter time to focus on goals and actions to improve their bottom line. 

In this guest article for Charity Finance, we talk about how charities can make procurement a priority and the stages to creating a procurement strategy.

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