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A series of articles on the world of procurement from the Insider Procurement consultancy team.

6 tests when choosing a Procurement Consultancy

Posted by Phil Denson

There are 10 best practices all procurement teams should adopt - we listed them in our recent blog (Best Practice Procurement).

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Topics: Procurement Consultancy

How to have a rockstar career in procurement consultancy

Posted by Jeremy Bowley

Consulting careers in procurement offer some of the most interesting and well remunerated roles in the procurement world.  But what does it take to become a "Rockstar Procurement Consultant"?

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Topics: Disruptive Procurement, Procurement Consultancy

6 reasons NOT to outsource to a procurement consultancy

Posted by Jeremy Bowley

1 – If you know you can get better margins and maintain or improve supplier performance easily

Of course, if you know how and where to get better margins without compromising on specification, quality or delivery then there is little point asking for outside help.

But to truly ‘know’ margin or performance can’t be improved is a high standard of proof. How sure can you be that there isn’t a better option and that your competition is already ahead of the game?

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Topics: Procurement Consultancy