Posts Tagged ‘supplychain’

4 key questions for Procurement education (after Klaas Stek)

In Future Procurement we very often receive the questions regarding the Procurement education needed for our job. Some people ask about short courses and classes to upgrade the certain skills (and we obviously can provide such education). But still many people are talking about the University degree or any kind of higher Procurement education. In…

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4 Pillars of Supply Chain Strategy (after Dr. Muddassir Ahmed)

Supply Chain Strategy

Great thing has happened to me last week – I was talking to Dr. Muddassir Ahmed! He is a real professional with a great passion to Supply Chain Strategy and Procurement! Muddassir has a considerable experience in deploying Continuous Improvement best practices in Europe Middle East & Africa. But most of us know him because of…

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Podcast 031 How to build a successful Procurement career in different companies and industries? – with Jesse Guimarães

Future Procurement podcast

Today we were talking about Career development in Procurement and Supply Chain. Our guest Jesse Guimarães has shared with us his way: from the engineer in automotive to Head of Procurement in the biggest Broadcast Media company in Brazil. I was really impressed by Jesse’s career story and his approach to constant professional development. Enjoy…

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How to build the trustful relationship with your suppliers?

Supplier relationship

It is a tough work to build long-term relationship based on TRUST. But if you are actively doing it – then the revenue will come to both Buyer and Vendor! Limitations of Competition in Procurement I like to explore competition in Procurement! Prepare the good RFQ/RFP process, make a nice and intriguing announcement and make…

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I LOVE PROCUREMENT because it requires a team work

teamwork Procurement

Team work in Procurement The best comparison I heard for procurement was comparing it to a football team (article from LinkedIn by Drasko Jelavich). Defence in Procurement means RISK Management. And it stands for neutralizing commodity price fluctuations, currency issues, political upheavals, etc. Of course your Procurement team cannot fully avoid those risks, but what…

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I LOVE PROCUREMENT because it puts Customer in focus

It is not enough

Why is Customer focus so important? If you ask this question to experienced Procurement professional, or the Procurement student from any country of the world – you would most likely hear similar answers. This goal is quite simple and straightforward. Procurement should secure the supply of the needed materials, components, products or services for the…

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