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Agile procurement

Agile procurement: optimise your international purchasing!

Agile procurement offers key benefits for the purchasing department. It improves efficiency in procurement processes and adapts to market changes. Moreover, its implementation requires changes in the organisational structure and the use of technological tools. When a company also procures through international purchasing, the challenges and opportunities multiply. As usual in our blog, our focus …

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Cómo elaborar informes de compra detallados

How to prepare detailed purchase reports

Purchasing reports play a key role in optimising a company’s supply chain. These detailed reports provide valuable information to identify areas for improvement and ensure operational efficiency at all stages of the product import process. Such documents – or rather tools – allow a company’s purchasing to be tracked comprehensively. They provide a complete overview …

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sourcing empresa ayuda

How can sourcing help your business?

In an increasingly globalised business world, sourcing has become an essential tool for companies seeking to optimise their operations and improve their competitiveness. This practice not only focuses on cost reduction, but also on improving quality, efficiency and innovation. In this article, we will explore how sourcing can be a strategic ally for your business, …

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Matriz Kraljic

The Kraljic Matrix, a fundamental procurement concept

As sourcing professionals, we understand the importance of optimising purchasing strategies to ensure efficiency and sustainability in our import processes. One of the most influential models in this area is the Kraljic Matrix, an essential tool for any sourcing professional. The Kraljic Matrix was developed by Peter Kraljic in 1983 and has since revolutionised the …

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pet packaging

PET packaging: an optimal solution for your imported packaging

The packaging industry -which we often talk about in our blog- has undergone a remarkable evolution in recent decades; among the new products that are now the protagonists of many packaging, we find a star material: polyethylene terephthalate, better known by its acronym PET. PET has positioned itself as one of the best options thanks …

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Tal spend

Opportunities and challenges with tail spend management

In the broad field of procurement management, tail spend has gained a prominent role within the business environment. In diving into this topic, we explore how this concept, which refers to that small percentage of spend that is spread across a large number of suppliers, creates both opportunities and obstacles for companies making international purchases. …

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Importar en la era del e-commerce

Importing in the e-commerce era: how to avoid DIY traps

E-commerce has experienced explosive growth in the last decade, with remarkable figures in Europe. The European E-commerce Report 2022 shows that in the UK, Europe’s leading e-commerce market, 60.4% of consumers shop online at least once a week. In fact, online sales account for 30.7% of total retail sales in this country, generating revenues worth …

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