10 things eft’s been reading this week

Procuring a crisis-ready mindset

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This week we are taking a look at procurement, which has gone from quiet backroom operation to front and centre for many organisations. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the battle to get Personal Protective Equipment to medical frontlines. It has been described as a ‘Wild West’ and is causing all sorts of procurement headaches and is where we start in this week’s 10 things we’ve been reading …  

Following the Money: Navigating the ‘Wild West’ of procurement. [Health Services Journal]

States And Hospitals Are Sourcing Their Own PPE From China. [NPR]

How sourcing countries are reacting to COVID-19. [Sportswear International]

COVID-19 crisis should push businesses to dual-source supply chains. [Newswise/Binghamton University]

After the crisis: let’s fix procurement. [Medium]

Reshaping and empowering the procurement role. [Raconteur]

How coronavirus is changing procurement. [Cities Today]

AI-powered solutions turn procurement into a catalyst for company value. [Spend Matters]

McKinsey: shifting the dial in procurement. [Supply Chain Digital]

Reinventing Procurement: COVID-19 Demands Digital Supply Chain Expedience. [Forbes]

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