The Strategic CPO

If your industry hasn’t been disrupted yet, it can only be a matter of time. So how can your organisation weather the storm of disruptive innovation and come out on top – and how can smart procurement help?

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Are you managing your risk?

Technology is transforming procurement, equipping professionals with tools to be more proactive and efficient in their roles, and ultimately providing better value to their organisations.

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How to stay ahead in a disruptive world

If your industry hasn’t been disrupted yet, it can only be a matter of time. So how can your organisation weather the storm of disruptive innovation and come out on top – and how can smart procurement help?

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Information is power

No matter who you are or what you do, knowledge and information are powerful tools in your profession. But questions remains: what information do you want? Do you know what information you want? Where do you get it? How reliable is it?

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Supplier Payments, Risk and Working Capital

With the adoption of the Prompt Payment Code and Duty to Report, and the growing consideration of supplier risk in procurement strategy, your relationship with your suppliers is rapidly changing. How are you and your business addressing these trends?

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Keep an eye on your fleet

While pump prices continue to increase, it may sometimes feel like managing the cost and purchase of fuel is out of your control. Yet there is great potential for cost-saving in this area, despite the rise in fuel costs.

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Make business payments pay

In business, simple questions rarely have simple answers. That is why so many organisations are still struggling to quantify a figure that enables managers to benchmark their company’s P2P process.

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Managing supply chain risk: commodity price volatility

When the price of raw materials in your supply chain suddenly changes, the impact on your bottom line can be significant. Ineffective price risk management can seriously affect your costs, profitability and company performance. How can procurement and supply chain professionals best manage this risk?

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What workers want

The Hays UK What Workers Want Report is centred around the factors that influence an employees’ decision about whether to stay in a job or accept a new role.

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