The inordinate cost of poor spend analytics

18 Jul 2014 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Spend Analysis

It’s reckoned that more than 50% of businesses employ between 2 and 5 people to prepare and create procurement dashboards and spend reports. This was revealed just recently as an output to some research performed by Rosslyn Analytics but it will come as no surprise…

2014 Procurement Key Issues 

30 May 2014 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Procurement Best Practices

The 2014 Hackett Key Issues report on procurement priorities reveals some interesting trends and it’s backed up with some highly insightful statistics and analysis. The headline issue is the most interesting. The report shows that cost saving, as a driver for procurement, is diminishing in importance…

Mergers, Acquisitions and Supply Chain Finance

23 May 2014 Posted by Angus Craig in Supply Chain Finance

Today we’re delighted to welcome Angus Craig from Craig Hall Consulting who shares some interesting perspectives on Mergers, acquisitions and supply chain finance. The last year has seen some significant changes in technology and the economic environment for supply chain finance (SCF). Together, these changes…