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Best Practices in Utility Procurement 2020 Part I: Value Creation

The utility industry is in the midst of a sea-change. In years past, excellence in procurement was seen as a mere feather in a corporation’s cap. Increasing customer demands together with added cost and regulatory pressures, however, have driven this principle into the forefront of business strategy. In this three-part whitepaper series, Denali Group will […]

Will Ariba and SAP Increasingly Abandon “Upstream” Innovation in 2015?

January 20, 2015 – This year, Ariba and SAP will continue to build a broad P2P capability with increased network power and services

2015 Energy Outlook for Supply Chain Managment

January 20, 2015 – The energy sector has seen a 30% decline in oil prices since June to a level not seen since the global recession

3 Tips For Strategic Sourcing Through A Supplier Portal

January 19, 2015 – Giving suppliers the option to be paid early on any invoice fosters a stronger supply chain

Why Are Financial Supply Chains Not Keeping Up With Physical Supply Chains?

January 16, 2015 – The financial supply chain has lagged behind the advances made by the physical supply chain by a decade

5 Principles of Supply Chain Excellence

January 15, 2015 – The ultimate goal of a supply chain manager is to achieve end-to-end supply chain excellence

Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

January 14, 2015 – hree main areas to consider when revamping your supply chain management operations:

China to lead coal consumption over next five years

January 13, 2015 – Global demand for coal is expected to surpass nine billion tons by 2019, with China accounting for 3/5 of demand during the next five years

Tips For Attracting And Retaining The Brightest Talent

January 12, 2015 – What procurement functions need to do in 2015 in order to attract the best and brightest individuals to their team

Procurement Technology Predictions For 2015

January 9, 2015 – The number one thing customers will look at in 2015 is vulnerability