A multisector KPMG survey of 175 procurement managers
from organisations with more than 250 employees revealed that the general consensus (70%) is that SMEs should be doing more to prevent cyber-attacks and protect valuable client data.
Like thousands of other employees, the Homeland Security Department's procurement managers
breathed a sigh of relief on March 3 after the congressional scramble to pass a DHS funding bill finally succeeded.
In the first panel discussion of the day at the Hotelier Middle East Procurement Summit 2014, delegates debated how best the work of procurement managers
should be highlighted to management so that purchasing staff are recognised for the work they do.
Talking to catering and procurement managers
over costs and supply - FACT.
According to a recently completed survey of prominent, trend-setting OEMs, most procurement managers
and staff consider most castings to be nothing more than "dumb metal.
These products will be listed on federal government purchasing schedules, making acquisition easy for procurement managers
The programme content may make very watchable television but this is achieved by frequently portraying fiction as fact, intimidating junior staff with celebrity and TV cameras, excluding comment from catering and procurement managers
and also ignoring protocols that are in place to ensure the sustainable continuity of supply of appropriate and consistent product quality that represents value for money.
For example, bandwidth procurement managers
for carriers, services providers and large enterprises benefit from new online tools that provide competitive access information for more than 45,000 buildings nationwide or new market information services that support network and procurement strategy and decisions.
The matchmaking events provide a special opportunity for small businesses to present product and service solutions to buyers at the national and state levels through prescheduled one-on-one appointments with procurement managers
Retailers: corporate, financial and procurement managers
can anticipate future trends in mobile handsets, and establish criteria that trend spotters and buyers will use to identify 'hit' products before their launch and purchase appropriate stock from handset vendors, enhancing their supply-chain and inventory management.
Corporate procurement managers
who want to know how best to roll out enterprise data services
Through the EasyAsk product, Kaman will enable procurement managers
to easily search for, evaluate and purchase the products they need.