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COVID-19: Lessons from China’s recovery

Blog 4: 3 April 2020, China is back. That’s the clear message that President Xi is sending, with offers of help to Europe, Africa and even the USA. However, business under COVID-19 is not the same as life before, what does this mean for your supply chain?

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COVID-19: How rapid adaptation may be the key to surviving

Blog 3: 25 March 2020, In stable times, organisations focus on refining client propositions and client outcomes to a fine polish. However, in the last few weeks, businesses have been looking more carefully at the value of their resources and assets.

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COVID-19: The start of winter

Post 2: 24 March 2020, Europe is moving into lockdown, with closed borders, travel restrictions and cases multiplying. When faced with a crisis, map out how it will impact you, and then plan your response. Here's the 4 risks, 1 opportunity framework.

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COVID-19: About our coronavirus blog

Post 1: 20 March 2020, As COVID-19 continues to impact the globe and we collectively try and navigate our way, Efficio will be providing frequent insight relevant to Procurement and Supply Chains.

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Is Annualised Savings driving a wedge between you and the business?

Once we promise Annualised Savings, the gap between procurement and the rest of the business starts to emerge. Here's why.

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Is procurement a blocker, enabler or pioneer to start-ups?

When collaborating with new start-up suppliers, can procurement be an enabler, a blocker or a pioneer?

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Coronavirus: Brace for impact

12 February 2020, Can your supply chain adapt to these global emergencies?

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Innovation: It’s an edge thing

In a time of increasing change, where can companies look for innovation to gain those advantages? The answer lies within the supply base.

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Building the perfect procurement professional

Procurement is extremely difficult due to the diverse range of skills and expertise required. Finding the perfect procurement professional is impossible, that's why CPOs should start trying to build them instead.

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“Signed off savings” are procurement’s worst enemy

Hold yourselves and your teams to a higher standard than “signed-off savings”. Ultimately, as a service to the business, satisfaction should be a key metric but when choosing a financial target, choose tracked impact or realised value.