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Improving the visibility of your procurement spend

Procurement teams are under continual pressure to deliver greater value from their contracts and vendor relationships. Without accurate and timely information, decision [...]

Five go-to procurement websites – read, listen and learn

Of the many procurement information websites and online platforms out there, not all are free, educational and entertaining. Here are 5 of [...]

4 keys to achieving success with outsourced logistics

The practice of outsourcing of logistics services to a third party logistics provider (3PL) is now becoming the norm.  The benefits are [...]

Is sourcing marketing services a procurement blind spot?

How much do you know about ATL, BTL and TTL?  Above, below or through the line? Learning marketing jargon is the first [...]

Gridlock and congestion in European cities

There are two main culprits that create traffic congestion: road freight and passenger vehicles. Both types of transport, unfortunately, have to share [...]