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Brexit: be ready to act

In an article published in Raconteur’s Future of Procurement report, Daniel Peck and Phil Woode discuss what procurement teams must do to ensure they are ready to react to all eventualities after the UK exits the European Union. They suggest that public and private sector organizations should use these crucial few months while the terms of the Brexit deal are being agreed to get on the front foot. They should assess their risks and draw up contingency plans that will enable them to respond to what the next few months might bring.

 

Are you overcomplicating your supply chain planning?
Insight
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.

Getting back on track: transforming the supply chain at a major rolling stock manufacturer
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Getting back on track: transforming the supply chain at a major rolling stock manufacturer

A major rolling stock manufacturer had recently opened a greenfield manufacturing facility in Northern England, a major success for the industry, region and manufacturer.

How to win buy-in for supplier relationship management
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How to win buy-in for supplier relationship management

As supplier relationships mature it’s not unusual for the value gained from re-tendering contracts to shrink. This is particularly common in high competition industries such as manufacturing, where repeated cost challenges have driven margins to low level

Six steps to prevent cyber attacks
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Six steps to prevent cyber attacks

Six key tips for CPOs on how to prevent cyber attacks on their supply chains.