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Marketing the Supply Request

Posted 6/13/2023

We live in a competitive world, and as procurement professionals we want the best suppliers to compete for the business we offer.

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Third Party Procurement Strategies

Posted 6/13/2023

Procurement aggregators or Group Procurement Organizations (GPOs) have been around for quite some time.

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Observations on the State of Procurement

Posted 2/13/2023

There are many software applications to assist in the management of operational procurements including 

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Diligence Due

Posted 11/21/2022

The sourcing of services can be similar to the processes applied to the hiring of key personnel. Confirming that the resources actually have 

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Procurement Challenges

Posted 10/19/2022

The environment including the legal, social, and economic environment continues to throw challenges to procurement professionals.

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7 Tips to Avoid RFx Traps

Posted 10/19/2022

The following tips are based on personal experience with Procurement issues:

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Local Preference Challenged

Posted 10/19/2022

Community benefits are an important criterion for evaluation of proposals that request Social Value components as part of the evaluated criteria. A recent ruling 

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Evaluating Proposals

Posted 7/13/2022

The Basics: evaluation criteria are reconciled to what is stated in the RFx; the evaluation tool is prepared, evaluation committee chosen and

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Plan to Succeed

Posted 5/31/2022

The procurement and economic landscape continue to undergo rapid change. Skilled workforce and materials shortages due to the pandemic and other reasons interrupt supply chains and 

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RFP or NRFP?

Posted 5/3/2022

That is the strategic question. Both are requests to supply something, both will set out a process to select the supplier, both incur procurement risk, and both create obligations on the tendering party. So, what are the differences?

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