Browsing: Sourcing and procurement

Strategic procurement

More than three quarters of UK-based senior procurement managers and executives believe that their function is more strategic than it was two years ago, according to a survey carried out by Kalido,

Outsourcing opportunities

Two recent reports on European logistics have highlighted the opportunities for third party logistics companies and distribution warehouse developers.

Streamlining procurement

ESPO uses the aggregate buying volumes of its customers to maximise procurement savings for them.

Procurement time savings

Birmingham-based technology services provider Probrand has signed three sector leading company’s to its online IT purchasing hub, The IT Index.

Smoothing the global sourcing flow

Sourcing goods from China and the Far East may offer the potential for huge savings, however, there are risks to consider.

Hazardous goods expertise leads to outsourcing

Surface finishing chemical manufacturer Atotech UK is using The Potter Group to handle its long-term storage and international distribution. Atotech – its products include toxic, corrosive and oxidising materials – entered a 12-month agreeme

Procurement solution improves communication

The launch of new procurement solution Profiler by supply chain and procurement specialist TiVA is set to completely change supply chain management by creating more efficiently managed buyer-supplier relationships and reducing the adversarial relat

Outsourcing set to reach half of total spend

The rate of logistics outsourcing across EU continues to increase and, according to Datamonitor, total spend on outsourced logistics will reach euro175.5Bn by 2008 to account for 45% share of total logistics spend. Cost reduction, high-speed

Drinks firm in eProcurement deal

Entec International has won a £15M, three-year contract with a leading worldwide drinks group covering the delivery of advanced global eProcurement and logistics solutions.

OUTSOURCING REDUCES COSTS AND LEAD-TIMES

Tibbett & Britten Group has signed a new three-year warehousing and distribution contract in the UK with O2 UK, and has become its preferred logistics partner. The company has supported O2 UK with logistics services since 1999 and, after initially providi

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