2017 Global report – Entrepreneurial SRM: solving the Value Puzzle

8 in 10 companies are actively seeking innovation from suppliers. Learn how an entrepreneurial approach to SRM can accelerate business growth.

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Caltex is on a journey to become more efficient and able to adapt to changing market conditions. It is using SRM to deliver value from untapped areas traditional procurement techniques cannot access.

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SRM Inspires innovation at Caltex

Industrial giant finds global view of supply risk offers value

The financial crisis began nearly 10 years ago, but businesses still feel its effects. One global industrial firm describes how, since the crash, it has been working to improve its measures of supplier risk – and ensure they provide business value.

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Industrial giant finds global view of supply risk offers value


After focusing on upfront acquisition cost, the procurement team at American Electric Power is starting to engage the management team in SRM, says CPO Craig Rhoades. It aims to get more value from long-standing service contracts. 

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AEP gains trust before building the SRM message

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Contract lifecycle

We help you achieve excellence in contract lifecycle management leading to benefits such as reduced savings leakage and higher rates of compliance on contracted spend.

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Category management and strategic sourcing

We help you deliver real savings, which are sustainable long term, in a way that enhances supplier relationships. 

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We help you develop your supplier relationships into an asset rather than a cost or a risk through our SRM, supplier performance and supply chain risk management solutions. 

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State of Flux – global procurement and supply chain consultancy

State of Flux specialises in supplier management, category management and strategic sourcing, and contract lifecycle managementAs well as consulting, we offer training and supplier management software, Statess.
We are a strategic business partner to multinational companies and major public-sector organisations, working closely with them to help upgrade their procurement and supply chain capabilities, drive best practice and deliver superior business performance.

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Dear new CPO – why supplier management should feature in your 100 day plan

Dear new CPO, Congratulations on your new role. You may now be in the process of creating your 100 day plan; that is setting out what you are going to achieve and how you will make a difference in your new role.    

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A state of certain uncertainty: using Brexit as a catalyst for designing a flexible supply-chain

Brexit represents a fantastic opportunity to harness a sense of urgency to drive long overdue progress. The smart professional will use this ‘crisis mentality’ as a value-added exercise, using Brexit as a catalyst for pushing procu ...

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30 April 2018

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