Expert Reports

This Supply Management Insider whitepaper, produced in partnership with EcoVadis, examines what progress mid-sized firms have made in the pursuit of sustainable procurement, the benefits and challenges, and how larger businesses can - and should - support them to make further advances for mutual benefit



Procurement leaders today have an opportunity to rethink their approach to change and set themselves apart by creating a true ‘high performing’ procurement function. Crypto Platform Coinbase is one such company that is demonstrating how high performing procurement is enabling them to generate business impact.

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    John Delshadi Product Manager, Workday
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    Ruo Xie Strategic Sourcing and Third Party Risk Management, Coinbase
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    Jennifer Jackson Contributing Editor (host)


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. So what are you doing to monitor and analyse your fuel costs? And how do you monitor business travel costs in general?
With freelance and contingent workers increasing rapidly in recent years, and legislation facing private sector organisations threatening significant fines for non-compliance, your services procurement responsibilities are evolving rapidly. In the face of this changing landscape, a contingent workforce management solution is necessary. How prepared are you for updating your approach to the contingent workforce?
The ongoing process of identifying risk, assessing impact and mitigating risk is an important one for procurement professionals. We want to know how you ensure that the right people have the right information at the right time, what your biggest challenges are and how to boost your risk management in the future.