What is the automation of procurement and how you can implement it in your company

The automation of procurement processes is now a reality in many businesses, due to the several good results they generate for business procedures. By transforming manual steps into more agile, cost-effective, safe and even sustainable operations,...

Traditional leadership x collaborative leadership: collaboration can be the key to your team’s success

Leadership is one of the key factors that can represent the difference between success and failure of a procurement team. Along the years, the growing needs of more and more efficient work environments caused the emergence of new leadership styles...

How can technologies meet future supply chain needs?

Although we can’t predict the future, we can state that the supply chain will be more and more digitized, connected and integrated. In the coming years, the sector will be driven mainly by robust technologies such as blockchain, artificial i...

Women in the Supply Chain: Luana Oliveira, from Flora, talks about female leadership in the sector

Luana Oliveira, Head of Indirect Procurement and Outsourcing at Flora, is our second expert invited to the ‘Special ME – Women in the Supply Chain’ event. She told us that she’s from São Paulo, daughter of northeastern migrants, ...

Aline Dias from Wickbold Shares Career Insights and Procurement Challenges

The ME Women in Supply Chain Special is just getting started. We invited Aline Dias, Procurement Manager at Wickbold, to talk about her career, achievements, and main challenges in the industry. With 17 years of experience in the field, the execut...

Women in the supply chain and positive impacts for businesses

In historical terms, the procurement area is composed mostly of men, but this reality is changing already. According to Gartner, women respond today for 39% of the workforce in the supply chain. The survey also points out that only 14% of them hol...

What is e-Procurement and how it can automate the management of your area

e-Procurement is a digital solution to manage the procurement area, by automating processes such as orders, quotations with suppliers and approvals, thus reducing the operational burden on the buyer and procurement teams. With the use of such tool...

Automation in procurement and its impacts for B2B business processes

For some years now, the procurement area has been contributing significantly to savings and competitiveness of businesses. As the sector evolved over the years, processes of the operational kind – which are often bureaucratic and time-consuming – ...

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...

The leading trends for supply chain in 2023

In 2022, the blockings in China and the conflict between Russia e Ukraine were the key impacts on supply chains worldwide. To keep operations running and reduce the chances of shortages, the businesses had to rethink their strategies, in order to ...