In an article published in Business Reporter for The Sunday Telegraph, Toby Munyard and Tim von der Decken discuss how SMEs can leverage procurement to drive cost savings and efficiencies, and gain a competitive edge.
In today’s uncertain political and economic environment, it is particularly important for SMEs to ensure that they have effective procurement processes in place which enable them to increase efficiencies, minimise costs, reduce capital requirements and, in turn, increase the return on capital. Having these processes in place also allows organisations to review the dependencies of their supply chain and explore access to alternative suppliers in the event of market disruption – satisfying the risk requirements of large clients. For SMEs wanting to use procurement to reduce costs, there are a number of key areas to review.
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