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October 2017

Measuring The Immeasurable:KPIs Have Been Replaced With QNVs (Quantified New Value) Find Out How To Create Them

This webinar was recorded on 11 October 2017

This webinar will explore the new performance measurement dimension of procurement.

The traditional measures have served us well, but it’s time we moved on and showed our creativity and our credibility at the same time.

Previous webinars with Craig explored new sources of value and that begs the question ‘How […]

September 2017

Supplier Relationship and Value Management: Does your organization have what it takes?

This webinar was recorded on 26 September 2017

There’s no point designing an SRM programme if your organization lacks the competency to deliver it. Equally, simply training people without an agreed SRM method or strategy is a route to wasting your precious training budget. In this webinar, Four Pillars’ David Atkinson lays-out the skills necessary for […]

Category Sourcing Toolkit

If you are looking for a standardized and proven category management tool to provide a framework for sourcing teams to identify and prioritize different spend categories into a sourcing pipeline, we have your solution.

Your Framework to Identify & Prioritize Category Management Projects

This interactive tool will help sourcing and procurement organizations:

Bridging the Procurement & Finance Gap

Bridging the gap between procurement and finance is the most effective way to drive organizational growth. Procurement and finance organizations that are aligned demonstrate considerably greater profitability, margins and return on invested capital that their peers. Improving organizational alignment is not something that can be done overnight, though.

4 Ways to Improve Retail Supply Chain Performance Through Cost Savings

For traditional brick-and-mortar retailers to survive and ultimately prevail today, the focus must turn to the supply chain and ensuring that costs are under control, while still accounting for capacity, innovation, service and sustainability. To do this, merchandising, finance, procurement, transportation and supply chain must come together and share one, ultimate goal: optimizing profit margin […]

Moving Procurement to a Vital, Relevant and Valuable Function

For Procurement to become a relevant and vital function requires a multitude of considerations that span people, process and technology. When these elements are combined into a high performing work team, focused on significant performance and value contribution, the business outcomes are phenomenal.

Phenomenal Procurement success requires three components: foundational, fundamental and advanced and game changing. Unfortunately […]

5 Steps to Improve Communication with Procurement Suppliers & Stakeholders

Procurement teams are under more stress than ever and are looking at Supplier Relationship Management as an opportunity to drive improved results in their procurement organizations and with stakeholders.  Budgets and employees are stretched to capacity, forcing everyone to move quickly and be laser-focused on the urgent. Unfortunately, this tunnel vision often causes procurement and strategic sourcing […]

Putting Supplier Relationships at the Center of Your Procurement Organization

Suppliers are essential to the success or failure of procurement organizations. So how do you get the most from them while creating a supplier management strategy that benefits all parties?

Traditional procurement processes often end up leaving the supplier out in the cold and procurement organizations missing out on the benefits that a more inclusive, supplier-centric approach might bring.

Learn how to […]

Four Levers of Procurement

In our latest paper “Four Levers of Procurement” we explore the four levers in the procurement world.

Savings/Reduce Costs Cost control is a CPO priority.

Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable procurement yields positive economic benefits in terms of reducing costs, lowering risks and growing revenue.

World Class Public Sector Organizations Leverage BravoAdvantage to Unlock the Power of Procurement

At their core, Public Sector organizations around the world are driving forces for public good. The customers they support are more than that; they are citizens of their diverse communities. Faced with reform agendas that often equate to austerity measures, there is a growing need for Public Sector organizations to adapt in innovative ways, creating […]