How is Procurement Trending in 2018?

AgileBuyer carried out its annual survey into trends and top priorities for procurement departments. The 2018 survey, entitled “Buyer-Supplier relations in a new light,” has new insights into measuring procurement performance and the difficulty in finding the necessary talents. Lets’ delve into the detail… Cost control: a wa...

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Sunseeker International Adopts the Vending Machine Strategy

After signing a new contract with Sunseeker especially aimed at streamlining the company’s work processes, we invited the luxury motor yacht manufacturer to trial vending machines. Available 24/7/365, these machines are installed as close as possible to users’ workstations in a bid to drive down costs, increase productivity and improve ...

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Office Design Trends for 2018

Office Design Trends for 2018 With new technology, changing demands in business and design trends evolving, we chat to some of our biggest suppliers to find out what they predict the office design trends for 2018 will be. Collaborative Spaces ‘Collaborative working and helping customers find different ways of working is one of the biggest...

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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 ...

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Three Golden Rules for Improving C Class Purchases

More often than not your purchases are categorised as Class A, B or C depending on the purchase volume. The ABC analysis method – derived from the Pareto principle*, can be used to organise a company’s purchases in to hierarchical order. The situation is reversed however, when these purchases are classified according to the administrat...

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