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Extreme weather events and your supplier risk

In October 2017 we were warned that Hurricane Ophelia would wreak havoc on the British Isles. Eventually, it was downgraded as it approached the UK but it did bring very strong winds and created heavy [...]

Understanding the shape and cut of procurement organizations

Starting a new job can be both stressful and exhilarating. The people are different, the location is strange and the way they work is peculiar to that enterprise. There may be a seven-level procurement organization [...]

Where are all the great procurement jobs?

Do you have your eye on an exciting opportunity in international category management, predictive data analytics, or do you have a passion to make sourcing more sustainable?  The good news is that new job roles [...]

Cybersecurity 101 – The biggest risk in the supply chain?

High-profile companies are increasingly being devastated by cyber-attacks that cause financial losses and that damage their brand reputation. Organisations are struggling to protect the confidentiality, availability and integrity of data. Information security has become more [...]

E-commerce challenges – who is pulling the strings?

It’s all about the customer Demanding and techno-savvy customers are effectively re-shaping supply chains in the e-commerce world.  Customers expect to receive their order within a day or two whether it’s food, fashion or new [...]

What can B2B e-commerce learn from developments in B2C?

Retail stores can no longer survive without providing a full-service to their customers. They need to be on their customers’ preferred channel either online via a browser or on mobile devices in order to thrive, [...]