In the age of Procurement 4.0, we are bombed with all the news about technology changing our daily work, new concepts in management models, volatile economy, globalization and increasing number of suppliers. Thus, every sourcing specialist must bear in mind the fundamental rules of strategic sourcing.
SECO/WARWICK, a global heat treatment tycoon with customers in 70 countries, has been working on the improvement of various processes for years. This time, it is trying to improve its internal business processes in order to create a cornerstone for continued growth.
In the past year, our team members passed the Ivalua Certification process becoming endorsed specialists for this renowned eProcurement solution-based projects. However, this is only the beginning…
The last days of the year are a great time to recap past twelve months. With many thanks for a year together – full of successful projects and challenges – we present an infographic summarizing the last 365 days.
Procurement & sourcing events, gathering practitioners and experts, create a perfect opportunity to combine the most interesting opinions and views on future shifts in procurement.
PROCON/POLZAK Conference, organised by OptiBuy and the Polish Supply Management Leaders (PSML) Association, has broken the turnout record once again. Almost 430 purchasing practitioners and experts reached the second floor of the InterContinental Hotel! What lies behind this success is much more than the prestigious location and the advanced content developed over the years and always adjusted to the latest trends.
Best sourcing practices in CEE region among many discussed issues at 4th Procurement & Supply Forum organized by BME in Prague on 24th October 2017. Nearly 200 practitioners debated on topics connected with digitalization bias on supply chain relations, effective supplier qualification and studied most interesting examples of sourcing projects.
it has been a year since, Ivalua, the leading global spend management solutions provider, OptiBuy – procurement advisory company, and ISS Facility Services AG, top facility services provider in Switzerland, announced the deployment of Ivalua’s procurement, supplier management, contracts, analytics & dashboard as well as sourcing modules at more than 17 000 locations in Switzerland where ISS provides facility services.
Seven years of a fruitful cooperation, thousands of delivered subassemblies, excellent references for potential Customers and grounds for a strategic partnership between the Client and the Supplier. This, however, is not the end of the benefits brought to the Metaltech-Piasecki manufacturing company by the Global Sourcing project carried out by OptiBuy consultants.
This year’s purchasing conference dedicated to manufacturing companies – PROCON Manufacturing – was not held in the Katowice Special Economic Zone as usual, but in the capital of Lower Silesia. Sofitel Hotel, located right at the Wrocław Market Square, hosted more than 70 guests of the Conference, which was held from 29 to 30 May 2017.
We are proud to annouce that OptiBuy Germany GmbH was officially brought to life! Our German bureau will be based in Berlin. We are reaching out to more and more Customers, covering larger territories and searching for new, challenging projects – eventually bringing value to our whole organisation and our performance.
The premiere edition of the procurement conference PROCON Indirect Forum 2017 organised with the watchword of “Directly on indirect procurement” has been a success. Almost 100 guests arrived at the Airport Okęcie Hotel in Warsaw, where the conference dedicated to non-production procurement was held on 21-22 March 2017
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