The latest thoughts and musings from the team at Procuright

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Our blogs focussing on the procurement of energy, telecoms, courier and logistics services, insurance and other areas of essential spend within UK businesses and charities.

Procurement and Cost Saving RSS
8th January 2018
2018 Procurement and Spend Management To Do List for Businesses

Having a comprehensive procurement and spend management plan is fundamental to achieving both your businesses core aims and values as well as achieving financial goals. This is our To Do list, to kick start your 2018...........

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5th February 2018
5 Cost Saving Ideas for Companies - Regardless of your stage of development or sector

In today's climate SMEs have to keep a firm eye on their costs as well as chasing growth. But forget about finding one single direct cost and consider these 5 areas instead, where every business can cut costs............

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supply chain
5th March 2018
12 bombshells from Deloitte's Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2018

Savings, across a business, can be achieved in numerous ways. Regardless of "cost saving" receiving negative coverage from procurement commentators, the fact remains that "savings" is a Procurement KPI that's here to stay...........

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2nd April 2018
15 Tips for Growing UK Small Business Exports

It's estimated that businesses are 11% more likely to survive if they export. UK SMEs are in control of their own destiny and our 15 Tips for Growing Exports can be used as a starting point to develop your own export journey..........

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7th May 2018
15 Business Cost Saving Ideas; Even if You're Doing Well

15 of the best Business Cost Saving Ideas for UK companies and charities because ultimately, it's a good idea to explore ways to reduce business costs, no matter how well you're doing.....................

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4th June 2018
The robots are coming. Except this time, they really are! Part 1

AI, RPA and machine learning is getting ever closer. White-collar workers have seen automation swoop in on blue collar jobs. And it could now be coming to a procurement function near you...............

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18th June 2018
The robots are coming. Except this time, they really are! Part 2

Part 2 of our look into AI, robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning within procurement. If human judgement is required will AI/ RPA ever be able to replicate success without presenting the bias or prejudice of the programmer............

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2nd July 2018
6 Tips for Understanding Business Energy Bills

Running a business or department means having different tasks competing for your time. Scrutinising your energy bills probably never makes it to the top of that list, yet spending a few minutes taking a look at your bills can really pay off................

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Streamlining procurement
6th August 2018
11 Benefits to Streamlining your Procurement and Processes

More often than not businesses are resigned to the fact that they deal with a huge number of suppliers. However, consolidating suppliers (and their invoices) can be extremely beneficial to organisations across numerous business locations and sites.................

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3rd September 2018
Procurement Outsourcing for the Win and 5 Big Benefits for UK Businesses

Whether your company is listed in the top 100 or not, there are steps your company can take to improve your financial outlook, including the management of indirect spend. Procurement outsourcing is becoming more popular as a tool to tackle this.............

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3rd October 2018
That Moment When Technology Ruins Supplier Relationship Management (Part 1)

Part 1 of our look at technology slowing departments down and ruining Supplier Relationship Management in many UK organisations. Our blog will lead you to the full article, which features on Spend Matters UK and Europe............

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supply chain
4th October 2018
That Moment When Technology Ruins Supplier Relationship Management (Part 2)

Part 2 of our look at technology slowing departments down and ruining Supplier Relationship Management in many UK organisations. Our blog will lead you to the full article, which features on Spend Matters UK and Europe...........

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5th November 2018
Why use an Energy Broker, Consultant or Third Party to Buy Business Energy?

All TPIs should have a similar goal; identify the most appropriate business energy contracts for each client with emphasis on cost, consumption and contract terms. Plus, some added bonuses and out of the box thinking from the better energy brokers and consultants..............

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3rd December 2018
Green Energy for Businesses and Our 3 Tips Following the Switch

In the UK you currently have two options for business green energy; generate it yourself or buy your energy in the same way you do now but on a Green Tariff. Embracing green energy brings many benefits to businesses. Learn how to unleash these benefits once you've decided to make the switch.............

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