procurement

4 Ways to Maximize Engagement with the Procurement Team

Team: Hands In!

Companies with an effective procurement department in place understand just how critical the process is to business. However, an established system doesn’t guarantee engagement. In fact, according to a Deloitte study, “Internally, engagement across the business remains an area of focus but, for many, a development point.”  To date, many internal employees try to avoid going through …

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4 Ways to Improve Procurement Processes and Boost Organizational Value

Improve your procurement process

Procurement teams…those are the people who find an organization’s suppliers, right? If you’ve adopted this sort of limited view about procurement (or are surrounded by people who have), you’re (or they’re) gravely underestimating the impact of these teams. The procurement processes themselves and the people who are responsible for implementing them, can affect almost all …

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5 Ways to Increase Your Procurement Team’s Performance

Improve procurement team performance

The role of traditional procurement teams is changing. By definition, procurement teams are typically responsible for obtaining goods and services based on a company’s needs. However, these days, their role is expanding and they’re also in charge of staying on top of supply market trends and understanding how these can affect the business. Companies rely …

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3 Enterprise Purchases That Use a Complex Procurement Process

Complex Purchase Processes

Not all procurement processes are equal. That’s because buying a pallet of printing paper is a very different purchase from purchasing a new server network for your entire corporation. In general, the more stakeholders, technical challenges, and moving parts a purchase has, the more complicated it will be. There is an interplay with sourcing and …

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