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By David Lunn at BIDWRITE 

The Covid-19 pandemic has challenged procurement professionals to rethink the way they manage and engage markets, with securing supply chain resilience and continuity high on the agenda.

In his recent thought leadership contribution to Procurem...

A well-attended PASA CONNECT virtual Roundtable recently addressed the state of the art in the waste category for procurement managers and was professionally facilitated by guest expert Mick Pearsall from Supply Clusters. Of course, all waste issues are indelibly surro...

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has suddenly become the most important category and a crucial supply security risk for many organisations, especially in the health sector but also in a widening range of industries in which PPE has suddenly become mission-critical.

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Many expect prices to rise post COVID-19 crisis; Jonathan Dutton looks at why, and suggests SIX ‘old’ ways we could negotiate cost in the ‘new’ normal in the near future…

Prices are inevitably rising. And, inflation will rise too, from an average below 3% for the last t...

You should, despite Covid-19 - and here is why .... explains Jonathan Dutton FCIPS :

One key reporting requirement of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (MSA) is for organisations to show evidence that they have a policy and have identified their modern slavery risks. And for...

Read the new PASA white-paper from Jonathan Dutton FCIPS online or on Linkedin https://lnkd.in/gykECSs or e-Mail JD directly for the 14 page 2mb colour PDF copy at jd@jdconsultancy.com.au 

As we emerge from the Covid-19 crisis, a new business normal will develop qu...

Another selected blog, following a PASA CONNECT virtual Roundtable, highlights the key takeaways from the online session yesterday: “Shaping your eProcurement systems’ TAXONOMY … including using UNSPSC coding”, 4th May 2020, and scribed by Jonathan Dutton, who chaired...

With the majority of offices closed and many cities around the world currently in lockdown, office workers are adjusting to life working from home and remote working becoming the norm. That’s certainly the case for procurement professionals.

This shift brings with it a...

PASA Connect run online virtual Roundtables on key topics of interest for their members who work in professional procurement - Around 20 or more sessions per month currently, each with a set of notes made for participants, some even with an AGILE notes graphic, and all...

The emerging playbook of what CPOs should be doing during a crisis …

Having written last week on what procurement teams are doing right now it seemed logical to ask the follow up question: what are CPOs doing right now?

What then, specifically, are procurement leaders wo...