Steps to a compliant supply chain

Global supply chains are becoming ever more complex. And with increased complexity comes increased risk, from changing sanctions to human trafficking, cyber security to sustainability.

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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? This whitepaper, from CIPS and Supply Management, will show you:

  • How geopolitical, demographic and technological change are disrupting industry
  • How procurement can lead through disruption
  • How to stay ahead in a disruptive world

POs can liberate themselves from their desks, spreadsheets and laptops by fashioning a role that is creative, dynamic, strategic and outward-looking. Technology can help them achieve this, by taking many tasks off their hands and providing them with so much more accurate data in real-time.

In this whitepaper, published in partnership with GEP, you will learn about:

  • The business of risk
  • The point of creating value
  • The importance of being agile

What does the future hold for chief procurement officers? And how can you develop a skillset and leadership style that will allow you, and your organization, to thrive? This whitepaper, from CIPS and Supply Management, features the views of influential CPOs and experts. It will show you:

  • How the North American procurement market is evolving
  • The skills required for future procurement leadership success
  • How technology is changing procurement


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.