What are low-value spot purchases?

Nowadays, spot purchases represent a large part of productivity in the procurement area. Unlike long-term contracts with suppliers, with recurring and high-value purchases, spot purchases are small transactions, and have low added value for the bu...

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Innovation and technology: know the Procurement of the future

According to Heraclitus of Ephesus, a pre-socratic philosopher, “Nothing is permanent except change”. Today, more than two thousand years after his time, that saying has never been so modern. In fact, innovation is happening at a fast ...

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 ...