7 myths about the procurement area and professional buyers

In the last two years, the challenges imposed by Covid-19 and disruptive technologies in supply chains have contributed to make the procurement area even more strategic for organizations. Today, the leading role that the area plays in achieving re...

5 practices of a good procurement leader

The world isn’t changing. It has changed already. And to keep up with the changes and stand out in the job market, which is more and more competitive, procurement leaders must continually improve their knowledge and acquire new skills. In ot...

Sustainability: more than a trend, it’s an innovation tool

Be sustainable now to ensure the development of future generations. This is the biggest challenge for all of us: businesses, government and society. The world is behind schedule to fulfill the 2030 agenda, proposed by the Global Compact (UN) in 20...

Supply Chain and Marketing: the partnership of the future for businesses

Integration between the supply chain and marketing areas is vital for businesses, so they can be better equipped to serve customers and satisfy their needs – a key element for business growth. It’s through this important relationship that bo...

What should you consider when choosing a procurement platform?

The increase in B2B trade in recent years and the vital role of the procurement area in business strategy convinced leaders from businesses of different segments and sizes to seek a procurement platform dedicated to transaction management. Having ...

The Ukraine crisis – How is it impacting the supply chain?

The Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t the first disruption to the supply chain, and the recent crisis between Russia and Ukraine makes it clear that it won’t be the last either. Every fact in the world, no matter how banal – such as the Ever Gi...

What are low-value spot purchases?

Nowadays, spot purchases represent a large part of productivity in the procurement area. Unlike long-term contracts with suppliers, with recurring and high-value purchases, spot purchases are small transactions, and have low added value for the bu...

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Innovation and technology: know the Procurement of the future

According to Heraclitus of Ephesus, a pre-socratic philosopher, “Nothing is permanent except change”. Today, more than two thousand years after his time, that saying has never been so modern. In fact, innovation is happening at a fast ...

How to render the procurement area more strategic

In a fairly recent past, the supply department had the exclusive function of taking direct and indirect purchase orders from different areas. The main problem was that many of these orders were placed on an urgent basis, without the required infor...

20 predictions for 2022, as compiled from over 300 articles

Every procurement professional must be aware of what is happening in Brazil and the world, regarding technological trends, political and economic situations, and market transformations. This is because one of your main challenges in the procuremen...