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Procurement and Supply Chain Live: Shaun Plunkett

Shaun Plunkett, VP, Global Supply Chain, Macmillan Education, on the lessons learned during the transformation of a global publishing supply chain

Procurement and Supply Chain Live: Stephen Day, Kantar

Stephen Day, CPO, Kantar explores the role of data in procurement’s digital transformation - and what terms like ‘digital’ actually mean in practice

Procurement and Supply Chain Live: John Calder, Baringa

John Calder, Partner, Supply Chain & Procurement at Baringa Partners, charts the NHS vaccine supply chain story and exclusive insights for the future

Procurement and Supply Chain Live: David Loseby

David Loseby, Managing Director, Barkers explores the value and proven strengths of building cognitively diverse teams in procurement

Company Reports by Rhys Thomas

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UMass: Unifying Procurement to Drive Change

CPO David Cho on transforming the University of Massachusetts’ procurement functions, and the ‘better, faster, cheaper’ philosophy to deliver value


Dole Sunshine: A Fresh Approach to Indirect Procurement

The digital transformation of Dole Sunshine Company’s indirect procurement promises a more sustainable, visible and profitable value chain

EY: Beyond the Deal – The Power of Brand Value

Larry Phelan, EY Global CPO, shares his philosophy on the future of procurement and why value goes far beyond doing deals and cutting overheads


KeolisAmey Docklands: Partners in Passenger Safety

Natalia Pickett, KeolisAmey Docklands, sheds light on the vital role procurement plays in more than 117 million annual rail passenger journeys

Interviews by Rhys Thomas

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David Cho

Chief Procurement Officer and Managing Director


Naissa von Pein

Director, Global Category Indirect and Procurement Excellence


Larry Phelan

Global CPO


Natalia Pickett

Head of Procurement

Whitepapers by Rhys Thomas

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SAP Industry 4.0: Blueprint for Efficiency

Industry 4.0 enables enterprises to face supply chain disruptions directly and the new normal for manufacturing and production, says Dominik Metzger

SAP Industry 4.0: Intelligent Factories

Intelligent Factories are meeting the demands of today and defining the future of manufacturing through SAP’s Industry 4.0 initiative

SAP Industry 4.0: Intelligent Assets

Intelligent Assets reduce downtime, increase efficiency and empower employees to secure greater resiliency throughout the supply chain

SAP Industry 4.0: Empowered People

Empowering a business’ most valuable asset, people, is critical to success in Industry 4.0