Unilever - Spend Analysis

Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category

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“What’s really beneficial is that we get instant insight into actual versus planned across all of our contracts, is our spend with a particular carrier a lot more or a lot less?” - Srestha Dutta, Global Process & Technology Senior Manager Profile $0Bannual revenue in 2017 0+brands 0%business in emerging markets Every day, 2.5 billion [...]

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Adapting Pharmaceutical Companies’ Distribution and Supply Networks

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Pharmaceutical companies have complex supply chains that are often not optimized to their full potential. Pharmaceutical materials must be closely monitored as they go through the pipeline, bringing a unique set of challenges. From source materials to distribution, the supply network must be carefully streamlined to produce the best results possible. For more on pharmaceutical […]

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Conducting Effective Procurement Spend Analysis in the Current Environment

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With the current global economic circumstances, it should come as no surprise that businesses across all industries are looking for real time solutions to aid their procurement process by identifying cost reduction and spend management opportunities as a priority. The pandemic has not only created a need for a shift in business process, but it […]

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Navigating COVID-19: Mid-term Procurement Strategies for Managing the Crisis

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As the COVID-19 virus begins to subside in many parts of the world, supply chains are stabilizing. Some remain unpredictable, but many companies are trying to navigate the reopening process. Once they’ve taken immediate action, how can organizations ensure stability moving forward? What mid-term steps can they take to minimize their risk and maximize value? […]

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Spend Data Analysis: It’s Not One-Size-Fits-All

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Over the past decade, procurement teams have increasingly recognized the importance of digital spend analysis. By identifying, categorizing, and analyzing spend data, purchasing departments are better informed. With that information, they can use fact-based knowledge to make strategic decisions for the business. This power has made spend data analysis a key element for many organizations. However, there continue to be challenges along the [...]

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Procurement in the Public and Private Sectors: Is There Really Much Difference?

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The short answer to that question is yes, there are big differences. The more nuanced answer is yes, there are differences, but in many respects, they are narrowing, and in any case, the things they have in common are far greater. One of the reasons that the answer has become so nuanced is that the […]

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Coronavirus Supply Chain Response: Near-Term Actions to Take Today

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For more tips on how to quickly develop your Coronavirus response plan, download our checklist, COVID-19: Your Ten-Point Procurement Response Guide. Download it here now.  

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Preserving Cash and Maintaining Liquidity in the “New Normal”

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As a 25-year veteran in procurement and a value consultant here at JAGGAER, Bruce Logan is well versed in strategies for reducing spend and maintaining liquidity. That’s why he recently hosted a webinar called Money in Hand: How to Adapt Promptly and Conserve Your Cash. We want to share some of the questions that he […]

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Scottish Councils Deliver Streamlined Contract and Supplier Management

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“The automation has streamlined the Council’s contract management and supplier performance processes and as such we feel that this has increased our business efficiency and improved internal and third-party collaboration by reducing operating expenses.” – Tommy Burns, Procurement Project Officer – East Ayrshire Council South Ayrshire Council (SAC) and East Ayrshire Council (EAC) are two […]

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The Role of the CFO: What You Might’ve Missed

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On Thursday, JAGGAER’s SVP of Strategic Operations Kristian O’Meara sat down with our COO/CFO Vic Chynoweth and Discover Global Network’s Head of Finance Bill Franklin to discuss how CFOs can be most effective in responding to the global COVID-19 crisis. The conversation ranged from communicating priorities to maintaining cash and collaborating with the procurement function […]

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