What is an electronic tendering system (eTendering)? E-tendering, also known as "e-auctioning" refers to the use of an e-auctioning platform (such as Mercell/Negometrix) to arrive at the best pricing very...Read More
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When to hire an interim buyer? You hire a temporary or interim buyer when one of the following situations occurs: The incumbent procurement officer is temporarily unavailable, e.g. due to...Read More
How to align procurement strategy with the organization The procurement strategy will need to be tailored to the specific needs and requirements of an organization and the sector and environment...Read More
Building long-lasting relationships with strategic suppliers? It is important to stress that strategic sourcing as described here is mainly implemented for strategic categories and suppliers (refer to the Kraljic Matrix)....Read More
Collaboration between you as Interim professional and Xentys General Xentys is engaged (in addition to search) in secondment and interim management within the procurement, logistics and operations disciplines. Functions from...Read More
What is the difference between Direct and indirect procurement? The total procurement of any organization can be divided into two main categories: direct and indirect procurement. What do these terms...Read More