Procurement excellence is increasingly becoming an important factor in delivering efficient operations within successful companies. On the surface, effectively measuring procurement performance is not rocket science.
Purchasing, as a rule, is not part of a bank or insurance company’s core business. As a result, financial services organisations often underestimate both the risks associated with purchasing and the advantages of managing suppliers and product groups in a systematic way.
By 2050 urban mobility will be one of the biggest challenges of cities around the globe. The second version of Arthur D. Little`s report on the “Future of Urban Mobility” delivers answers to the pressing issues of tomorrow.
While retail has always been at the heart of everyday life, it has never stopped evolving and has never been changing as rapidly as it is today. Although many retailers are still transitioning to online retail, with varying degrees of success, the new wave of change in retailing is already upon...
Due to the increase in economic tension companies have optimized the organization, processes and systems in procurement over the last years and achieved related savings. Nevertheless companies are realizing that they have not yet reached the full value-added potential in procurement.
The recession means that Private Equity Associations must face the challenge of supporting their investments. For many, a ruthless reconstruction of redundancies is necessary, which regularly leads to friction.