Remember to tell your supply chain that you are engaged with them.

Read any paper or article on supply chain management and one key factor returns time after time : How engaged you are with your supply chain? Let’s look at Best Practise This is our summary of best practise in the industry: The idea is a very simple one; in order to get the best out of

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Supplier Management; A change of perspective

Supplier Management is a tricky business; you often have a complex array of commodities or services being provided by an selection of different companies. And just to make life just that little bit more difficult, it’s rare that each supplier acts in isolation. More often than not a part of what one supplier delivers (or not!) will

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How to effectively compare companies, products, services or even people.

Let’s consider the picture above for a brief moment. We know that each vehicle here is going to be a different make, model, specification and colour, but from our initial view point all we can see is a very similar array of vehicles. Asked to chose the best one for any particular purpose (other than

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MOD award contract of up to £12million, with no ITT issued

Spend Matters recently reported this after a Freedom of Information request was submitted which has left a whole series of questions unanswered – such as why no tender, and what could be the justification for this? Now we here at BDUK have no political agenda, and perhaps surprisingly given some of our consultants procurement backgrounds,

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Solvency II is coming…..so quick, look busy.

Solvency II, Solvency 2, Solvency ii – seemingly three ways to type it, three pillars supporting it and at first glance it appears to be something to do with Insurance which Insurers and Re-insurers need to worry about, and the rest of us can relax.

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