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This week's news round-up takes a look at enterprise software procurement, supply chain agility, inflation, coconut sourcing cruelty claims and more...

The 8 key forces of Enterprise Software Procurement

Futurum Research and SAP collaboration reveals eight key forces to understanding the evolution of enterprise software procurement and its future...

3 types of agility to avoid the next supply chain crisis

A Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Quarterly article looks at a structured approach to enhancing supply chain agility

HelloFresh denies monkey cruelty coconut claims

Meal-kits giant HelloFresh counters accusation from animals rights charity PETA that it sources coconut milk harvested using slave monkey labour

Tania Seary, elevating women in procurement and supply chain

We spoke to Procurious founder Tania Seary to understand how and why she’s fighting gender inequality in the procurement and supply chain sectors

Ivalua Report: Strategies to 'blunt the impact' of inflation

A new report by Ivalua offers procurement steams strategies to offset the effects of inflation

$8bn deal for Coupa shows power of procurement

The $8bn buyout of spend management leader Coupa Software caused by market volatility, that also made its P2P platform hugely attractive to CPOs

ESG disconnect between CPOs and procurement teams - Efficio

Efficio report finds 93% of senior execs rank cost-control above ESG as a priority, and CPOs disconnect with procurement teams is blamed for ESG inaction


Featured Articles

THREADs team with AWS to simplify customer procurement

THREAD is partnering with AWS to streamline procurement for life sciences organisations and help them access high quality SaaS offerings.

European Commission unveils agile IT procurement process

The European Commission introduces a flexible procurement process for end-user IT supplies, empowering procurement professionals in the digital era

Shell-Worley EFA to drive efficiency in energy sector

Strategic collaboration between Shell and Worley focuses on digitalisation, sustainability and costs, optimising procurement in energy industry

Freight procurement technology solutions market to boom

Technology & AI

Why procurement is the key to solving India's wheat crisis

Procurement Strategy

Rolls Royce faces allegations of procurement corruption: CBI

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