Expert Reports

Companies that want to raise sales, reduce costs and free up working capital should invest time, money and resources in demand sensing. Read this Supply Management Insider expert report, produced in partnership with GEP, to find out more

WNS partnered with CIPS to poll 300 European and global firms across a broad range of company sizes and industries to gain insights into the mindset of the best performing procurement organisations.  

The plan was to examine the relationship between value and alignment and to use that to develop a new, more dynamic best-in-class benchmark for the industry. Read this expert report to discover the results.

For forward-thinking CPOs, digital transformation provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to change the reputation of procurement as the department that says 'No' to one that has the strategic influence it deserves. That’s a generous reward for not much risk.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with VendorPanel, to find out more.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with Determine as we discuss why in a volatile, technologically-driven marketplace, making sure you are playing by the rules is critical if companies are to avoid hefty fines, reputational damage and the erosion of trust

The rise of new technologies – and the decline of old business models – gives procurement the opportunity to reinvent itself. Read this Supply Management Insider report, in partnership with Jaggaer, as we ask the critical question: will that opportunity be taken?

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with GEP, as we explore the question: is there still a role for ERP systems in today's volatile marketplace?

This Supply Management Insider report, in partnership with Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA), explores some of the inconvenient truths procurement and supply chain leaders must first confront if they're to avoid being left behind in the digital transformation game

With the fight against corruption an urgent priority for governments and regulators, research by EcoVadis suggests that many companies do not have the systems and procedures in place to protect their bottom line or their reputation.

Read this whitepaper for key insight from EcoVadis’s first anti-corruption report, based on assessments of more than 20,000 businesses across 100 countries and 150 industries.

Connecting supply chain efficiency and growth

Today’s business leaders expect a lot from their supply chains – efficiency, growth, operational improvements, innovative ideas and disciplined cost management. Unfortunately, most strategies focus only on improving supply chain efficiency.

Read this paper from Kinaxis to learn more about the importance of a new approach that delivers on all fronts – the bimodal supply chain.

Your organisation may have many objectives when it comes to managed print services (MPS), including cost reductions, reliability, uptime, quality, time savings, environmental sustainability and more.

This report, written in partnership with Xenith, describes ten of the most important questions to ask when writing an invitation to tender for MPSs.

Cielo’s global Talent Acquisition 360 report explores the differing views the C-Suite, HR, the business and procurement have on talent priorities, effectiveness, technology, and measures of success. Aligning these stakeholders is critical to the success of your talent strategy for 2019 and beyond.