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[Pod] Designing Procurement to Accelerate Success in a High Growth Business

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“I'm going to change your mindset. You're going to want me to help you. You're going to want my team.…

[Pod] Pandemic Pressures: 4 Key Pillars to Evaluate in Your Corporate Travel Program – Part 4: Integrating Sustainability into Your Business Travel Program

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Corporate travel is one of the most complex spend categories that procurement has management responsibility for. For almost two years…

[Pod] Pandemic Pressures: 4 Key Pillars to Evaluate in Your Corporate Travel Program – Part 3: Traveler Safety

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Corporate travel is one of the most complex spend categories that procurement has management responsibility for. For almost two years…

[Pod] Pandemic Pressures: 4 Key Pillars to Evaluate in Your Corporate Travel Program – Part 2: Negotiating Deals with Uncertain Volumes

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Corporate travel is one of the most complex spend categories that procurement has management responsibility for. For almost two years…

[Pod] Pandemic Pressures: 4 Key Pillars to Evaluate in Your Corporate Travel Program – Part 1: Policy

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Corporate travel is one of the most complex spend categories that procurement has management responsibility for. For almost two years…

Buying Decision Scorecard: Call Centers

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The AOP Buying Decision Scorecard is a new content offering created in partnership with ProcurementIQ that suggests an RFP scoring…

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Addressing Supplier Cost Increase Requests – Can You Beat the Market?

| AOP Blog, Category Management, Sourcing & Contracting | No Comments
Last week during our inaugural Categorypalooza event, participants confirmed that they are currently being inundated with cost increase requests from…

Different Ways to Tame Your Tail

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We talk about tail spend like it is one thing, but procurement knows it is far more complicated than that.…

[Pod] The Value of Having an Audit Clause in Certain Contracts w/ Ben Evans

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“Contract compliance audits are marriage counseling, not divorce consulting. Ideally you're looking for ways to make the relationship better moving…

Buyer Power Score – Janitorial Services

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The AOP Buyer Power Score is a new content offering created in partnership with ProcurementIQ that rates the balance of…

What we learned – insights from Categorypalooza 2021

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Categorypalooza 2021 was just as jam-packed with insights as we hoped it would be. Thanks to the team from ProcureAbility…

Confusing Digitization and Digitalization Could Doom Your Procurement Transformation

| AOP Blog, Digitization, Direct Procurement | No Comments
Digitization v. Digitalization - is there really a difference? As it turns out, there is. Taking the wrong approach could…

Categorypalooza 2021 is HERE!

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After much planning and preparation, we are excited to welcome you all to join us at Categorypalooza - a live,…

[Pod] What is an Integrated Business Network and What Does It Do? w/ Tony Harris

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“We live in an age where change is the only constant. Whether that's changing demands due to consumer preference or…

Cost Drivers – National Trucking Services Category

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Today we will uncover the primary cost drivers impacting national trucking services. The Numbers Unsurprisingly, national trucking services is a…

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