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Measuring More Than Money: Evaluating the Social Return on Public Procurement – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our comprehensive exploration into the world of Public procurement. If you’ve just joined us, Part 1 offered a foundational understanding of the shift towards incorporating social value in public procurement, the trends shaping this landscape, and the global perspectives driving Responsible Business Conduct. We highly…
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Measuring More Than Money: Evaluating the Social Return on Public Procurement – Part 1

Public procurement is undergoing a transformative shift. This shift isn’t just about spending money more wisely but about spending it in a way that creates lasting social value. This concept, known as social procurement, is not merely about acquiring goods and services; it’s about leveraging public spending to generate positive…
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Risky Business and |Unfair Contracts: The Alarming Truth Behind Government Contract Failures

$100m Defence-KPMG contract faces challenges, highlighting procurement issues, spend visibility, and the importance of risk management in Australia’s defence modernisation.

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Fair Play in Procurement: Ensuring Equity in Contract Terms – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of “Fair Play in Procurement: Ensuring Equity in Contract Terms.” In case you missed it, Part 1 focused on the fundamental principles of fairness in procurement, challenges suppliers face due to lack of bargaining power, and strategies for identifying and negotiating fair terms. This section will…
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Fair Play in Procurement: Ensuring Equity in Contract Terms – Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of our two-part series on “Fair Play in Procurement: Ensuring Equity in Contract Terms.” In this section, we delve into the core principles defining fairness in procurement, the significant role of procurement professionals in fostering a fair negotiation environment, and practical insights into identifying and negotiating…
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Our Top Read Blogs and What it Tells us About Procurement in 2023 – 4 Trends

Procurement, as a strategic function within organisations, requires a holistic approach to its strategy and operations. Strategic Procurement and Contract Management goes beyond cost-cutting. It enhances quality, mitigates risks, boosts efficiency, and fosters strong supplier relationships. This approach significantly impacts the organisation’s commercial efficiency and effectiveness. Talent and tools stand…
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Can Strategic Category Management Innovate the Future of Australian Food Manufacturing? – Part 2

Part 2 of 2 Welcome to Part 2 of our exploration into Australian Food Manufacturing. In the first part, we uncovered the myriad challenges facing this dynamic sector. To conclude, we focus on how strategic procurement is not just responding to these challenges but is actively shaping the future of…
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Can Strategic Category Management Innovate the Future of Australian Food Manufacturing? – Part 1

Part 1 of 2 In the Australian food manufacturing sector, the role of Strategic Category Management is paramount in navigating its multifaceted landscape. It is not merely a function of cost management, but a driving force for innovative solutions across the sector. Effective procurement strategies are not just about sourcing…
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5 Big Trends in Building & Construction: A Strategic Procurement Perspective – Part 2

Introduction Overview of the current state of Australia’s building and construction sector In Part 1 of this series, we explored the increasing rate of insolvencies within the construction sector, recent legislative reforms, and the rigorous vetting of sustainable practices that are redefining the procurement landscape. If you missed it, you…
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5 Big Trends in Building & Construction: A Strategic Procurement Perspective – Part 1

Introduction Overview of the current state of Australia’s building and construction sector The Australian building and construction sector is at a critical juncture. As it navigates a landscape marked by a surge in insolvencies, legislative shake-ups, and a heightened focus on sustainable practices. This two-part article provides a detailed analysis…
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