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Mastering the art of Supplier Negotiation: Tips and Techniques

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Supplier negotiation is the most critical skill in the world of procurement. Effective supplier negotiations do not limit to the best price but a mutually beneficial agreement from both the parties that can have a profound impact on the company. The following are common types of negotiation in procurement: 1.

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Inflation + Source-to-Pay Strategies: The Cure for the Common Price Hike

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Understanding how inflation impacts procurement and then taking action to mitigate its effects is essential for any business looking to stay ahead of the game. How Inflation Impacts Procurement Inflation affects a number of aspects of a business, including its ability to compete in the market, financial performance, and overall strategy.

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The Top 5 Skills Every Procurement Manager Needs

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More and more companies are acknowledging the importance of centralizing and optimizing their procurement operations. One of the ways to accomplish this is to establish a procurement team to streamline ordering by centralizing purchases and improving supplier relations. What are the duties of a procurement manager?

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What Are the Differences Between Procurement and Purchasing in Manufacturing?

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Acquiring goods from vendors and suppliers is one of the critical and routine tasks for manufacturers. Procurement and purchasing are terms interchangeably used in manufacturing but are distinct activities. In this blog, we will see how purchasing and procurement differ. Steps in the Procurement Process 1.

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Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers

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Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers February 27, 2023 | | Manufacturing by Doug Keeley Last year, the Consumer Price Index was the highest it has been in four decades, making inflation one of the most concerning macroeconomic factors facing the business world today.

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Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

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New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. Supply chain optimization is essential to achieve this and can help tire manufacturing companies deliver significant reductions in supply chain costs and improvements in service levels.

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10 Must-Watch Negotiation Movies: Master the Art of Persuasion with These Gripping Films

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Negotiation, a crucial skill in the realms of business and procurement, demands the ability to remain calm, collected, and confident even in the most challenging situations. Movies, which combine fun and instruction, have a special ability to teach insightful knowledge about the negotiation process.