Procurement Pulse

Nearshoring shifts focus of procurement leaders

Friday, June 7, 2024 · Bridget McCrea
Bringing production and sourcing back to the United States or to a country in close proximity have always been goals for companies that want to gain better control over their supply chains. But for procurement leaders, it adds complexity.

Despite American political environment, global geopolitical risks may be easing

Friday, May 3, 2024 · Brian Straight
Geopolitical risk advisor Ian Bremmer says that despite the current global political environment, most countries are recognizing the importance of a global supply chain.

Shining light on procurement’s dark purchases problem

Friday, April 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many companies do not have processes in place to control procurement spending, leading to millions in wasted dollars from untracked dark purchases.

Ethical Procurement is a Process Not to be Ignored

Friday, March 1, 2024 · Brian Straight
Procurement processes must now consider ethical sourcing as a key element, and one that can significantly harm the organization if not followed.

Talent Procurement Success is in the DNA

Friday, February 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
Procurement departments are not immune to the talent shortage facing companies, but finding the right people to fill jobs goes beyond locating the right technical skills.

Disruption Challenges Procurement Leaders to Steady Supply Chains

Friday, January 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Disruption has significantly altered the landscape for procurement leaders, challenging their ability to maintain stable supply chains and make strategic decisions. There are some options, though, to help mitigate the challenges.



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