PROCUREMENT STAGES

Resources to assist you no matter where you are in the purchasing process

It can be hard to stay up-to-date with everything these days. Wouldn’t it be great to have Insider’s access to helpful information related to the procurement process? You’ve come to the right place! The Procurement Insider has resources to help you every step of the way. Start at the beginning or browse to the stage that is most relevant to you.

Current Articles

  • Market News

Honeywell to Sell Off Two of its Lucrative Business Units

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  • Articles & Insights

Negotiation Brief: HVAC System Construction & Maintenance

  • Negotiate , Develop Business Requirements, Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
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Gas and Globalization: How Rising Production Affects Buyers

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Drones Set to Help Businesses Take Off

  • Develop Business Requirements , Implement & Measure, Save Time, Save Money
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OPEC Cuts While U.S. Shale Booms: The Effects on Oil’s Supply Chain

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  • Market News

DowDuPont Merger Creates Single Chemical Giant

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#Learning: Understanding a new Category

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  • Market News

Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

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Strategic Sourcing: How Government Agencies Can Maximize Their ROI

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Public Procurement & Negotiating in Difficult Markets

  • Negotiate , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Conduct RFP Strategy, Save Money
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Cooperative Purchasing Best Practices From a Seasoned Procurement Officer

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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q1 2017

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Negotiation Brief: Procurement Software

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research

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Government Procurement's Focus on Rules Compliance

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  • Market News

Firms Rally Against the FCC on Net Neutrality Day of Action

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

7 Common Mistakes During the RFP Process

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Gas Giants Praxair and Linde Group Complete Deal to Merge

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Proposed Regulation Rollbacks Renew the Net Neutrality Debate

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  • Best Practices & Case Studies

4 Tips for Creating a Thorough RFP Process

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  • Market News

A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

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Negotiation Brief: Contingent Workforce Management Services

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What is the Digital Transformation of Procurement Really About?

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Procured in the USA

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  • Market News

Zooming in on the Body Camera Market

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Jennifer Obergfell, Assistant Manager-Global Procurement

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Trump’s Budget Blueprint & Government Procurement

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  • Market News

Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

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The New Interactive: Teaching & Technology in the 21st Century

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of

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Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

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After Weak Demand, Global Airfreight Market to Take Off

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Calming the Bubble in Deep-Sea Cargo Markets

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Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

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Panama Canal Catalyst for U.S. Transportation Sector

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Identify Suppliers, Set Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Why the RFP Is the Enemy of Innovation

  • Conduct RFP Strategy
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Negotiation Brief: Security Guard Services

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  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University

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Spend Smarter This Holiday Season

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Negotiation Brief: Management Consulting Services

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Negotiation Brief: Facilities Management Services

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New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales

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