What Do We Think of What Bosses Think of Procurement?

“Purchasing people don’t understand financials.” Purchasing is a source of problems. 37% of CFOs feel that Purchasing has either a negative impact or none at all. “Getting Purchasing to align its work with a company’s overall approach can be a frustrating task.” These...

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The Challenge of Global Sourcing

As the trend to globalisation shows no signs of weakening, global sourcing is throwing up many challenges for supply chain operations and the wider business. I contributed to a Logistics Europe round-table discussion exploring these challenges with other panellists....

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