February 15, 2018

The 'Pop-Up' Strategic Procurement MASTERCLASS with JD offers answers to the five most pressing questions facing line procurement managers today ... 

  1. Have we over-sold ourselves on making savings, should we not be defining VALUE and driving that for our organisation...

February 17, 2017

Procurement 101 starts with the basic 5 rights of purchasing. Nowadays, with the growing public pressure for organisations to not only deliver optimal outcomes, but be transparent about the way they have achieved their outcomes, requires procurement teams to ensure the...

February 9, 2017

Why is Australia different? This is one of the most difficult questions I have faced over a 30-year career in business management working on both sides of the negotiating table and at both ends of the world. Having spent roughly half my career working in the UK and hal...

January 30, 2015

This whitepaper was written by Jonathan Dutton in January 2015 and published by Procurement & Supply Australasia (PASA). 

The paper discusses the difference between category management and strategic sourcing, and whether is can be useful for addressing indirect exp...

March 28, 2014

Jonathan Dutton wrote this whitepaper for the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR) in March 2014. 

Highlighting the five primary 'buts' encountered along the way to successfully developing and reporting upon a more a sustainable supply chain com...

Released by Trinty P3 as part of the first guest blog by 'The Buyer' in June 2013, this PowerPoint presentation was originally authored by JD when working as Chairman of the specilaist marketing category consulting firm between 2013 and 2014  www.trinityp3.com...

January 25, 2013

Between 2009 and 2013, JD anonymously authored over 400 blogs entitled “The Buyer’s Blog” under the pseudonym of ‘THE BUYER’. They were published weekly by BTTBOnline (now PASA) and online for ‘Procurement Professional’ which was previously the official magazine public...

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