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Use the Procurement Insider as your go-to resource to discover best practices, hear from industry thought leaders and read case studies to learn how your peers are achieving their goals.

Current Articles

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How to Handle a Last-Minute Sourcing Meeting Like a Pro

  • Improve Credibility , Save Time, Set Strategy , Market Intelligence
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The Secret to Gaining Credibility in Procurement

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Contract Renewal: Is this Price Increase Justified?

  • Improve Credibility , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy
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Beyond Cost-Savings: Proving Procurement’s Worth

  • Improve Credibility
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6 Steps to Becoming a Strategic Procurement Department

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure
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Using Market and Category Intelligence to Achieve Procurement Goals

  • Set Strategy , Save Time, Save Money, Reduce Risk
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Deck the Halls: How to Budget Effectively for Q4 Spending

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money
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Playing it Safe: Prioritizing Cybersecurity for Government

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk
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A Leading Financial Services Company Scores a Trifecta of Success

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Why You Should Build Your Credibility (and How to Do It!)

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Will Seasonal Shipping Delays & Price Spikes Interrupt Your Supply Chain?

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy
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Is It Realistic for Every Department to Be Strategic?

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure, Improve Credibility
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Weatherization: 4 Markets to Watch When Preparing for Winter

  • Set Strategy , Negotiate, Save Money
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12 Practical Steps for Making the Best of Your Top-Tier Vendors

  • Set Strategy , Identify Suppliers, Improve Credibility
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Natural Disasters: Rebuilding From The Wreckage

  • Reduce Risk , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
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Uncovering Savings Through Sustainable Strategies

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements, Conduct RFP Strategy
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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q2 2017

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk
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Get Your Purchasing in Order: 5 Common Procurement Problems

  • Reduce Risk , Set Strategy
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Strategic Procurement: A CFO's Guide to Getting There

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Hurricane Irma: Storm Supply Chains

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Houston’s Economy and Beyond

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Procurement Transformation: 3 Technologies to Watch

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Procurement’s Make-over

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Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Time, Save Money
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Falling Steel Prices: The Past, Present and Future?

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money
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P-Cards: Managing Purchasing with Each Swipe

  • Save Time , Save Money, Set Strategy
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Process Water: Building A Better System

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Reduce Risk
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Invest in Wildfire Protection Techniques to Reduce Insurance Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy
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Public vs. Private: Is Procurement Any Different?

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jessica Leitgeb, Procurement Specialist at Solenis

  • Save Time , Identify Suppliers, Conduct RFP Strategy, Set Strategy
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Insider Tips: 5 Ways to Make Life Easier for Public Procurement Officials

  • Save Time , Implement & Measure, Set Strategy
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IBISWorld Launches the Procurement Insider

  • Save Time , Negotiate, Save Money, Improve Credibility
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Client Case Study: RPI

  • Save Money , Save Time, Improve Credibility
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Client Case Study: The County of Santa Clara

  • Save Time , Save Money
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How Renewed Protectionism Is Reshaping Supply Chains

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Set Strategy
  • Market News

Easier, Safer and More Expensive: ELD Mandate to Increase Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy
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Control & Process: The Keys to Driving Cost Out of Service Contracts

  • Set Strategy , Negotiate
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Client Q&A with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager at Chain IQ

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market
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Inevitable Rate Hikes & Their Impact on Business Budgeting

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Reduce Risk
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Consultative Procurement: Asking Questions & Influencing Outcomes

  • Improve Credibility , Set Strategy
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Procurement, the Trump Administration & the Road Ahead

  • Set Strategy , Reduce Risk
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Cognitive Procurement — What Are the Implications?

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Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers
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Find Your Focus: Factors To Consider When Calculating Risk

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Set Strategy
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Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market
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States Continue to Raise the Bar for Minimum Wages Across the US

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IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

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Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

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Procurement, Are You Driving Your Organization Forward?

  • Save Time , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Improve Credibility
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The American Red Cross’s Journey to Better Practice Supply Management

  • Improve Credibility , Implement & Measure, Set Strategy
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The Massive Problem at the Heart of SRM

  • Improve Credibility , Set Strategy
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Indirect Influence: Drive your Marketing Spend with Procurement

  • Improve Credibility , Develop Business Requirements, Conduct RFP Strategy, Set Strategy
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Steel Costs Predicted to Rise After Hitting Record Low

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money
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The FOMC Continues its Hold on Rates

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity
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Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy