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Driving greater procurement performance from complex direct spend and factory indirects

In this webinar, we provide real-life client examples of how Efficio has successfully driven procurement transformation programs.

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Are you overcomplicating your supply chain planning?

In this article we identify signs that you may be overcomplicating your supply chain planning. We shall walk through the underlying causes of this complexity, and what you can do to address them.

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New CPO - The first 100 days checklist

A CPO starting a new role will want to make an immediate impact. How you go about this will depend on the priorities of the business and exactly what has been in place before.

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Vegan, organic and sustainable: The impact of new consumer trends on meat and dairy procurement

Today’s more discerning consumer wants to know where their food comes from, how it was made, and the subsequent impact on the environment. But what does this mean for meat and dairy procurement?


Kraft Heinz procurement staff 'engaged in misconduct'

Simon Whatson has been quoted in a news story by Supply Management called “Kraft Heinz procurement staff ‘engaged in misconduct’”.


Government crackdown on late payers who breach the PPC

Mark Bevan, principal at Efficio, comments on the UK Government’s recent decision to suspend big-name businesses from the Prompt Payment Code (PCC).

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Achieving the five-year digital transformation vision

If strategic suppliers are to play an increasingly important role, selecting these partners through high-quality strategic sourcing processes will be critical.

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Digital procurement: an overview of geographical differences

Where procurement functions are now, and where they are heading, particularly in terms of digital transformation, how businesses are using technology to enhance their processes, and the barriers to technology delivering the expected benefits.


Three Lessons From Kraft Heinz's Procurement Mistakes

Kraft Heinz recently announced a $15bn impairment and dividend cut of more than 30%. It’s difficult to see how procurement can support the business achieve the “sustainable, profitable growth” which Hees was targeting.

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Case Study

Moving up the value chain: transforming procurement at Elm

Moving from a transactional focus to a strategic one is a major challenge for many procurement teams. Efficio helped transform Elm’s procurement function into a strategic partner, while adding significant and rapid value to the business.