5 trends for the procurement area in 2023

The last year stood out for the return of face-to-face meetings and key events. The new work modes, both remote and hybrid, proved to be an alternative in the crisis, and are still a strategic path for many businesses. And year after year, the pro...

See here the 5 most viewed posts on ME’s blog during 2022

2022 will be remembered as the year in which face-to-face activities were resumed, particularly with the return of an agenda filled with important events in the procurement sector. In addition to promoting the ME B2B Summit 2022, in a 100% face-to...

Procurement professional: a career for the future

If you are thinking of being a procurement professional or if it’s worth still investing in a buyer’s career, you must know that the supply management area is one that shows the fastest growth in the country. In fact, procurement is am...

10 behavioral skills to be a good procurement leader

Being a good procurement leader goes well beyond the technical knowledge required by the area. Behavioral skills are more and more demanded for this position. For this reason, procurement leaders must know themselves and be an example to their tea...

10 skills that are a must for every successful buyer

Changes in the B2B market happen all the time. Nowadays, the required skills to be a good buyer are an outcome of the accelerated pace of transformations, a long maturation process in the area and crises faced by businesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀ As the relevance ...

Supplier management: what is it and how can it impact your business?

What is supplier management? Supplier management is an important process in the procurement area, which aims to ensure control and the best conditions related to businesses’ supply sources. A good relationship between businesses and their su...

How does e-Procurement automate B2B procurement management?

e-Procurement is a digital solution that automates procurement processes between businesses, thus reducing the operational burden on the team. The buyer, for instance, won’t have to call or e-mail their suppliers to ask price quotations, as ...

Business Intelligence (BI): artificial intelligence in corporate procurement

Revolution 4.0 is now a reality in the procurement area. Gartner predicts that, by 2026, more than 75% of businesses providing digital solutions for procurement management will incorporate advanced analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data ...

7 negotiation strategies to leverage the results of your business

Negotiation in B2B procurement is one of the most important pillars for businesses. That’s because $1 saved means $1 in profit for the company. In other words, having knowledge on the top negotiation strategies is key to win the best deals a...

Lead time in Procurement: what is it and why is it important?

After all, consumers are more and more sensitive to deadlines. For this reason, Procurement must monitor its operations, to avoid losing the lead time. Another factor that must be considered is inventory management, as the lack of materials can im...