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...

The future is collaborative: traditional leadership vs. collaborative leadership

The world isn’t changing. The world has already changed – as evidenced by the great recent changes and disruptions in the job market, including in the leadership of organizations. Let’s recall the most significant ones: onsite work gav...

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...

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Supplier selection: learn how to hire the best ones

As it has a direct link with profitability and image of businesses, the issue of supplier selection must be seen as extremely important for organizations. In Finding Nemo animation movie, the character Nemo asks Dory: – How do you know that ...

Automation of procurement processes and its benefits

The automation of procurement processes is now a reality in many businesses, mainly driven by this age of data and by instability – which can be health, social, economic or political instability. In such an unpredictable and fierce market, the pro...

5 skills every buyer must have in 2022

Changes in the procurement area occur all the time. To keep up with the fast pace of change, it’s crucial for buyers to develop skills and refresh their knowledge frequently. As the relevance of the procurement area increases in businesses, ...