Buyer Beware – Regulation is on its way

10 Jan 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

The regulation of supply chain tactics is long overdue and will, if acted upon early enough, will help to avoid the potential meltdown in the supply chain of consumer goods. Following a 3 year enquiry by the competition commission, the UK Government is set to…

Purchase to Pay – easier said than done

10 Jan 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

Whether you call it P2P, Purchase to Pay, Req to check, or some other buzz wordy name, the business of optimising the procurement and settlement processes remains a hot topic. But the panacea that that can streamline the end to end procurement and financial supply…

The 3 Ps in Purchase to Pay Process

09 Jan 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in The Rest

It depends on how effective you are at communicating and how effective your CEO is at listening but getting P2P firmly on the corporate agenda can be quite a challenge and keeping it there can be equally difficult. It’s not their fault. The true benefits…

Public Procurement Sourcing is leading the way

09 Jan 2010 Posted by Pete Loughlin in The Rest

It’s funny how cyclical the world is and we’re at a very interesting point in the cycle now. Traditionally it was believed that public sector was slow boring, low paid but stable and certainly not the place to see innovation. In the early part of…