Driving MRO efficiency
Meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world (785 x 558)

Meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world

It’s been described as a perfect storm. Conflict in Europe, the drive to net zero, rising ethical expectations and the lingering effects of COVID-19 and Brexit. How should indirect procurement respond...
How to embrace change and transformation (785 x 558)

How to embrace change and transformation

Procurement teams are second only to operations in managing change in their organisations, according to 2022’s Indirect Procurement Report. But change management can be daunting, so how do you get sta...
ESG is more important than ever   (785 x 558)

ESG is more important than ever

The extreme weather conditions in the UK this summer have focused minds on the need to reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change. It’s also increased the imperative for companies to address Env...
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Plan for the worst, hope for the best

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, many businesses were unprepared to deal with the impact on their operations. We look at the lessons to be learned and what you can do to prepare for future events.
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Why engineers must get to grips with finance

Have you ever been frustrated when a proposal for what seemed to you like a sensible process improvement is turned down on financial grounds? Understanding how finance works could be one of your best...
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Maintaining continuity in MRO

You might expect the pandemic to have pushed business continuity planning for critical parts up the agenda in 2021 Indirect Procurement Report. But it hasn't. Why is this and what lessons can we learn...
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The 10 traits of top engineering leaders

How do you transform yourself from a technically savvy maintenance engineer into an engineering leader? Here are 10 competencies that can help you expand your circle of influence and be recognised as...
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Managing stakeholders - a critical skill for MRO procurement

In the 2021 Indirect Procurement Report the percentage of people saying managing stakeholders is a daily challenge rose to almost half. So how can you improve relationships?