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Soft and hard robots and pilot-less ships

Robots have been used for many years within the supply chain to handle simple repetitive tasks and the heavy lifting. Moving products from one area of a warehouse to another is laborious, requires little skill [...]

Tackling difficult procurement categories

 Mature procurement teams have influence over the majority of the third-party controllable expenditure in their organisations. For others, some categories of spend may be no-go areas for either historical reasons or because they seem too [...]

What is category management in procurement?

Organizations that are reactive in their purchasing activities and have no clear procurement goals are now realizing that they are not getting the best value out of their third party controllable spend.  By processing day-to-day [...]

Hiring and retention in the digital workforce

Workplace 4.0, or the new digital workplace, not all about data-driven processes, smart devices and the internet of things; it’s about hiring and retaining talented employees to extract the best results from the implementation of [...]

How to nail a job in procurement

  Many leading recruiters offer general advice on how to prepare for and behave in an interview situation. That’s all freely available and very helpful, but what about preparing for a procurement or supply chain [...]

Seven habits of highly effective networkers

Networking with career advancement in mind requires some planning and focus. The key to successful networking is to market yourself using resources available to you and uncover job opportunities that may otherwise be hidden.  Look [...]