The Impact of Supplier Identification

In a recent survey conducted at a ProcureCon Biotech and Pharma conference, over 80% of procurement professionals indicated that it takes as long as one to six weeks or more to identify qualified suppliers before initiating an RFP. During a recent roundtable meeting, procurement leaders challenged this data, suggesting that it takes even longer to find suppliers […]

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RIP to RFP – In Procurement 2016

Our very own Matt Mansfield was invited to write an article in this year’s first issue of In Procurement (@inprocurement). In this article, Matt addresses how far along the RFP process has evolved since the highly time consuming binder-based RFPs of his early procurement days (he does have a few grey hairs;-). Although the process […]

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