Company news.

Spotlight on the Digitisation of Procurement Processes in Europe [Infographic]

Leading global provider of e-procurement solutions SynerTrade have conducted a survey into the digitisation of companies’ procurement processes in Europe. They interviewed 287 CPOs between November 2016 and January 2017 to gain insight into the current situation. Findings show procurement departments now play two roles: to deliver strategic advice and to reduce costs. In addition, although

Read more
Company news.

Manutan Own Brand – A Real Alternative to National Brands

In 2016, the Manutan Group launched its own brand of products. The goal is to offer high quality everyday products at the right price, to help businesses reduce the acquisition costs of their products. What types of products does the range contain? What are the brand’s main advantages? Check out the video to find out

Read more
Company news.

Our Unique E-Procurement Solution – All4You

For businesses that do not have an in-house e-procurement tool, but want to improve and rationalise their purchasing processes, All4You is the perfect solution. It is a free, modular e-procurement solution provided by Manutan & Key to benefit our customers. The tool provides total visibility, a secure login, personalised offerings, integrated transactions, dedicated modules & reporting tools to name a

Read more
Company news.

Streamline Products & Save with Manutan Own Brand

Distributors’ own brands represent an attractive alternative to national brands. Customers can make significant cost savings, whilst still purchasing goods with the same quality and reliability. One year ago, Manutan (our parent company) created its own brand of the same name. The own brand includes everyday products offering high quality at the best price. Manutan products come with a 10-year

Read more
Article.

How Businesses Can Optimise Class C Purchases

Company purchases can generally be categorised into 3 classes. Classes A and B are already integrated into corporate purchasing strategies. Class C, by contrast, is often under-estimated; and yet, if properly optimised, it can generate savings of up to 20%. Classes A and B Class A – covers all products and services directly related to

Read more
Blog

Why You Should Streamline Your Supplier Portfolio

Streamlining your supplier portfolio reduces the number of them you have to manage and ultimately reduces management costs along with the number of orders issued. To start streamlining, everything will start by analysing which suppliers can potentially be replaced, followed by a list of products that they supply you with. You can then identify a single distributor offering the

Read more
Company news.

How Manutan & Key Simplify the Procurement Process

E-procurement is a value-added service available from Key & Manutan, it allows customers to digitise the procurement process, save time and achieve major cost savings across their business. Watch the video to see how E-procurement can benefit you…

Read more
Blog

E-Procurement Systems – How to choose the best solution for your business

Electronic catalogues represent an effective e-procurement solution for reducing costs in a business, they offer improved spend visibility and control of purchasing. Two major types of catalogue are present in the e-procurement world: hosted catalogues (e-cat) and PunchOut. How do you know which solution is best suited to your company? And how does each solution

Read more
Company news.

Celebrating 50 Years of Manutan

This September we are celebrating 50 years of Manutan being by your side. Our story is one in which you’ve played a big part in and we’d love to say a big thank you to everyone involved! This milestone has got us feeling a little nostalgic. So we took a look at where it all

Read more
Blog

Top 10 Winter Driving Tips

Driving in the winter can be challenging with darker days, rain, ice and snow. Check out our top 10 winter driving tips to help you stay safe. Keep a ‘survival’ pack in your car. This should consist of things like food, water, a blanket, a torch, a map, some warm clothing and a shovel in

Read more
Blog

Fun and Interesting Winter Facts

Winter can sometimes be a bit depressing, what with all the dark days and rain! We thought everyone could do with some cheerful thoughts about it, so here are a list of 10 fun and interesting facts about winter. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -128 in Antarctica in 1983…. and we complain about the

Read more
Article.

Keep Colds at Bay this Winter

Millions of sick days are taken by employees each year, and most short term absences are due to viruses such as colds and the flu. This has a huge impact on companies and aside from the obvious loss of work days; it also means a possible loss in sales and a backlog of work. Here

Read more
Blog

The 5 best apps for work

If you’re looking for ways to increase your productivity on the move – the answer is in your pocket! The mobile app revolution is here and there are hundreds of apps available that can help make work life easy. I’ve put together a list of my top 5 – enjoy! 1. Wunderlist Wunderlist is a great (and

Read more
Blog

Effective working method: The pomodoro-technique

Having trouble focussing and concentrating at work? Don’t feel motivated to do certain tasks? The pomodoro technique might help you reach your goals! Start today and see if you can be more effective at work. Only an egg-timer? The Pomodoro Technique is a time management technique created by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique uses a timer to

Read more
Blog

The 7 minute workout

Stop running all those miles! Stop sweating for hours in the gym! Research by the American College of Sports Medicine says that you only need a 7 minute work out. Sounds great right?!

Read more