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Conference / Meeting Presentations Ask The Expert: The ABCs of RFXs: Knowing when to use which competitive bidding methods Published: 16 Mar 2017 Average Rating: 4.0 / 5 Type: Conference / Meeting Presentations Confused by the alphabet soup of RFx? Not familiar with some of the newer, more collaborative methods used for selecting a supplier? Join Kate Vitasek - a University of Tennessee Graduate & Executive Education faculty member at the University of Tennessee - where she will hel...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Businesses no longer buy things Published: 28 Feb 2017 Type: Commitment Matters Blog As recently as the mid-1990s, 81% of business spend was on goods. By 2015, that number had dropped to 44%. The growth of services procurement has therefore been spectacular - and the capability of business to handle this change lags far behind.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Procurement - it's time for a re-birth Published: 01 Feb 2017 Average Rating: 3.5 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog There are growing voices that predict the death of Procurement. Faced by exciting new technologies, plus the opportunity to dramatically expand outsourcing (for example to an increasingly rampant company such as Amazon), such predictions are easy to understand. But are they ri...
 
Commitment Matters Blog The impact of terms and conditions Published: 15 Feb 2017 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Anyone involved with public procurement knows that the terms and conditions of contract are often onerous and inflexible. Past IACCM research indicated that a substantial price premium results from these terms - essentially, a cost of risk aversion. We also know that the rigid...
 
Articles / White Papers Contract and Commercial Management: The Operational Guide FREE sample chapters Published: 27 Feb 2017 Type: Articles / White Papers Contract and Commercial Management: The Operational Guide is IACCM's key reference work based on its body of knowledge. It is a key textbook for the certification program: Contract and Commercial Management: Practitioner Level. The Chapters below are samples of the book w...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Is Procurement a function or a process? Published: 16 Jan 2017 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Are Supply Chain, Procurement, and IT on different Planets from Category Management and Operations? Is Procurement a function or a process?
 
Conference / Meeting Presentations Ask The Expert: Presentación Benchmarking Public Procurement Report del Banco Mundial Published: 22 Mar 2017 Average Rating: 4.0 / 5 Type: Conference / Meeting Presentations Nuevo webinar en español de la comunidad de interés "IACCM EN ESPAÑOL". La contratación pública es una herramienta importante para alcanzar objetivos económicos, medioambientales, tecnológicos y sociales. En años recientes, el gasto en materia de contratación ha incrementado ...
 
Articles / White Papers The Purpose of a Contract Published: 27 Feb 2017 Type: Articles / White Papers What purpose does a contract serve? And what purpose should it serve? A legal dictionary contains the following brief definition: 'The purpose of a contract is to establish the agreement that the parties have made and to fix their rights and duties in accordance with that...
 
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Anonymous
2017-02-27 23:08:09

E-Procurement Systems

Hi all, I'm looking to implement an e-procurement system for our company and am wondering what's out there, any recommendations or concerns would be very helpful.
 
 
 
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UBS
2017-02-20 13:29:57

Annual Account Plan

Hi All, Does anyone have an example/template for an Annual Account Plan between a customer and supplier? Thanks, Peter.
 
 
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Anonymous
2017-02-08 16:42:19

Fixed price contract

Is a Buyer entitled to re-negotiate the price of a fixed price contract after work has finished due to the fact that Buyer involved its own resources and completed du...
 
 
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Phillips 66
2017-02-01 14:50:15

Supplier Management "best practices"

We're starting some work around Supplier Management and Performance Management and looking for any information from others around best practices you have at your compa...
 
 
 
 
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Anonymous
2016-12-28 08:23:04

Can anyone advice what are modes to save Suppliers Cost ?

I am supporting 5 Clients and 36 Suppliers Contracts. I am targeting to save 5% of Suppliers cost. Can anyone suggest what are steps to do so ? I am taking task to val...
 
 
 
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San Diego Association of Governments ...
2016-12-16 23:21:05

Procuring Vehicles

I need to purchase some vehicles for our tollway. What is everyone's preferred method of purchasing vehicles? POs? IFBS?
 
 
 
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Anonymous
2016-11-15 10:36:15

Change of image for procurement managers

Has anyone ever come up with a good alternative name for "procurement" or "purchasing" to try and change the image procurement managers have within...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Endurance Services Limited
2016-10-23 02:55:59

Contract Benchmark Data

I have been trying to hunt down general bench-marking data on contracts since I became a member in May of this year and have been studying in the CCM Practitioner prog...
 
 
 
 
 
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