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Procurement & Sales Collaboration
Think about sales and procurement collaboration benefits when working in discrete manufacturing, building turnkey construction projects, organising large events or major outsourcing tasks. The procurement team should join the sales team when visiting key customers and understand customers’ business needs directly and what customers expect from them.
Procurement KPIs to boost Teamwork & Performance
“What gets measured, gets managed”? This famous quote is very popular among businesses, and for good reason.In procurement circles, this statement holds true. Procurement leaders have to make sure that their teams are driving value and saving costs, and taking measurements is a crucial component of achieving this.
How a Procurement Team Can Decrease Time-to-Market in ETO (Engineer-to-Order) Manufacturing
Engineer-to-order firms are faced with a vast array of issues due to the unique complexity of each project. This makes it a challenge to come up with finalised products quickly. To overcome this challenge, procurement teams in ETO firms have to work smart and communicate effectively.
Transforming Procurement Teams into Procurement Rock Stars
Purchasers within procurement team are heroes. They are a lifeblood of every company and not a single organisation, relying on suppliers and subcontractors can function without them. ProcurementFlow.com focus on collaboration and connects workflow with communication.
How to Improve Supplier Relationship Management (SRM System)?
Suppliers as customers are business partners and yet there is often a big difference when it comes to relationship management practices between these two. In sales there is Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software e.g. Salesforce, Pipedrive etc. which ensures that every piece of information about current and potential customers is systematically stored.
Are you Purchasing, Procurement or Supply Chain Manager?
Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain Managers are Positions what are often used interchangeably. Explaining main contrast between these positions and bringing out functional differences.
4 Tips for Increasing Teamwork Efficiency
Without teams we would be lonely wolves trying to complete tasks which may be too great to conquer. Teams are successful in many reasons.
Procurement Skills for 2025
Every change needs a trigger. There has to be something what drives us forward. It does not necessarily need to be Send a Man on the Moon type of BHAG [Big Hairy Audacious Goal], but at least forward-looking idea for something what is not easily reachable would be good.