Cloud computing: which are the benefits offered by the cloud to manage B2B procurement?

The use of cloud computing is growing very fast worldwide. This is what indicates a recent study by Gartner, the largest IT research firm. The study shows that 70% of organizations that use cloud services intend to further increase their investmen...

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5 skills to be a leader of the future in B2B Procurement

Nowadays, one of the biggest challenges for future leaders in procurement is the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0. In this new scenario, changes happen very quickly and are often unpredictable. For the supply chain, among the...

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10 reflections for supply chains in the future

Definitely, the previous year wasn’t for amateurs. Even businesses most prone to change had to adapt – resilience and innovation were the keywords – and several sectors were forced to transform themselves, supply chain included. With the gro...

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Operation engagement: how to lead procurement teams remotely

Even before covid-19 times, remote work was already a trend in the world, although in a feeble way. With the arrival of this pandemic, the home office trend skyrocketed and many businesses had to adapt to such new reality in a rush. For many peopl...

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4 supply chain trends for 2021

2020 was a year distinguished by the need of adaptation for everyone. In view of the limitations imposed by the pandemic, it was necessary to let go some old habits and create different ways of working, learning, meeting, exercising, and many othe...

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5 skills every successful buyer must have in 2021

The world has been going through a fast development. Technologies that emerged during the last 5 years are outdated already, or used only to support new discoveries. These constant updates and the current moment we are experiencing require a new p...

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Success case: Mercado Eletrônico has supported JBS in thousands of B2B negotiations for 13 years

On a daily basis, JBS – which is the largest animal protein company in the world – conducts negotiations with thousands of third-party suppliers, according to all legal and procedural parameters. Since 2007, the company’s procurement area ha...

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Digital transformation in procurement can start gradually and in a scalable way

A company’s digital maturity is an important indicator of its evolution in the market. In Brazil, according to McKinsey consultancy firm, based on a study carried out with 124 large- and mid-sized organizations in several sectors, businesses...

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The most common mistakes in procurement planning

Procurement planning is one of the most important activities for any company. As it accounts for 60% of an organization’s expenses, the sector deserves a strategic look from its managers and businesses that wish to stay relevant. But without...

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How can Supplier Management impact your business?

Negative events involving business partnerships aren’t new to us. Besides affecting the public image of companies, these situations cause, above all, great damage to society. Many companies look for suppliers with a single purpose: cost redu...