Reports and Publications

COVID-19 Safe Supplier Operating Standard - Part One
 

COVID-19 Safe Supplier Operating Standard - Part One

"From a procurement and supply chain perspective, the disruption is immense because COVID-19 is unprejudiced, affecting every geography, industry, and sector".

In Part One we breakdown the key themes that COVID-19 has brought to the surface over the last 18 months, as well as how to implement supplier management at speed.

- Learn more about the seven key risks that you can address to prevent interruptions from another pandemic-type event.

- Discover how to accelerate value from your supplier relationships delivering rapid results even in the midst of a pandemic.

- Find out how supplier management technology can be a key enabler for increased value, less risk and more transparency in your supply chain.
 

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COVID-19 Safe Supplier Operating Standard - Part Two

"If the global economy is to recover and move forward, procurement and supply chain need to reinvent supplier relationships to be more collaborative at all levels."

In part two we present The Safe Supplier Operating Standard, designed to gauge your supplier's health and viability, and facilitate the discussion and application of safe working practices.

- Download The Safe Supplier Operating Standard and learn how it can help embed best practice and provide a focus for joint planning activities.

- From workforce health to financial viability; stay on-top of the challenges ahead with a clear approach to operations in a COVID world.

- Facilitate transparency across your supplier relationships and build more resilience in your supply chain.
 

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COVID-19 Safe Supplier Operating Standard - Part Two
Collaborative Supplier Innovation – Unlocking the benefits
 

Collaborative Supplier Innovation – Unlocking the benefits

For many organisations, supplier enabled innovation remains a prized yet elusive goal. This paper aims to help firms overcome the innovation gap, to more effectively:

  • - Drive innovation focussed on key business challenges.
  • - Engage key supply partners in creating new value through innovation.
  • - Achieve measurable results, and solid ROI.
  • - Build confidence and capability in leading agile innovation with suppliers.
  • - Contribute to a positive and enabling cultural shift, on both sides of the relationship.

 

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SRM: Stimulating and Managing Supplier Innovation

This white paper is written for supplier relationship managers to help them create an environment where suppliers are actively bringing new ideas to the table and then screening, selecting and managing those ideas having true joint value potential though to delivery.

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SRM: Stimulating and Managing Supplier Innovation
SRM: Segmenting for Value
 

SRM: Segmenting for Value

In this paper we aim to show the approach we use to uncover the supplier relationships that have the potential to deliver real value. When it comes to SRM specifically, the aim is to identify the suppliers where the extra time and effort of SRM will deliver benefits. Segmentation is an important subject because it sets the stage for effective governance, and, in turn, the treatment strategy that is used with each supplier.
 

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Inside the Buyers’ Head

This white paper is written for sales leaders, account managers and sales specialists to help them understand the way their customers' procurement teams operate. Download this report to learn how to build relationships and sell to procurement. 

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Inside the Buyers’ Head
Spotting the early warning signs of a company’s impending financial collapse
 

Spotting the early warning signs of a company’s impending financial collapse

This white paper from LexisNexis and State of Flux investigates how the systematic monitoring of a company’s news coverage can enhance more traditional financial monitoring techniques.
 

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eSourcing report

This report provides a good picture of the state of eSourcing in 2012, along with insights, benchmarking data and ideas to help you launch, establish and develop best-in-class eSourcing in your organisation.

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eSourcing report
Procurement and supply chain management research report, Greece
 

Procurement and supply chain management research report, Greece

While the origins of the Greek economic crisis can be traced back several decades, it has been the past couple of years that have really seen Greece bearing the full force of a recessionary storm. Organisations have been massively aff ected by the economic and sociological impacts of the crisis and have the choice of either seeking strategies and remedies or facing an uncertain future. Procurement and supply chain management practices, when appropriately implemented, can deliver results that go directly to the top and bottom lines, mitigate risks and help to build the basis for sustainable investment and growth.
 

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