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Strategic Procurement News and Press Releases

Media coverage, latest procurement news, and official press releases for media and journalists.

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BravoSolution Shares 2016 Procurement Predictions

CHICAGO — December 17, 2015: Increased pressure from the board, sustainability concerns and regulatory and ethical considerations that could impact not only a company’s bottom line, but also its brand and public image, are only a few of the obstacles […]

Five Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

By Paul Martyn, Forbes Contributor | December 15, 2015

From plummeting fuel prices to disastrous disruptions, 2015 was an action-packed year across the global supply chain. But it’s time to move on. What about 2016? In the spirit of “everybody has […]

Op-Ed: Four Ways to Fight Unjust Labor in Your Supply Chain

Mickey North Rizza, Sourcing Guest Editorial | December 11, 2015

Nestlé recently shocked the international business community with a candid confession that the public doesn’t often hear: Forced labor was lurking in its supply chain.

After a year-long investigation, Nestlé uncovered migrant […]

Cancer Research UK Selects BravoSolution to Advance Contract and Category Management Performance

London, United Kingdom – December 15, 2015: The world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, Cancer Research UK, has partnered with BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, to drive additional visibility into existing contracts and adopt a more […]

Podcast: Due Diligence in the Supply Chain Minimizes Risk

My Purchasing Center Podcast with Susan Avery: From time to time, My Purchasing Center interviews Mickey North Rizza, Vice President, Strategic Services at BravoSolution, for a series of podcasts, Minutes with Mickey. In this one, North Rizza examines the important issue […]

Act Now with Suppliers to Ensure Compliance with Conflict Minerals Legislation

By Mickey North Rizza | November 24, 2015

Supply Management: As regulations tighten across the globe regarding the sourcing of conflict minerals, procurement organizations are racing to find ways to avoid fines and embarrassing headlines. […]

Spend Analysis: Going Beyond Cost Control

By Mickey North Rizza | November 19, 2015

Spend Matters: The discipline of managing supplier spend is core to the mission of any procurement organization. After all, what good are the hours spent on negotiating and locking in the best possible […]

BravoSolution Offers Unmatched Visibility into Procurement Data with Launch of BravoAdvantage Analytics

CHICAGO – October 27, 2015 – (BUSINESS WIRE) – BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, announces the launch of BravoAdvantage Analytics – a next-generation spend and data visualization tool that provides procurement organizations with unmatched visibility into the supply base by […]

Will Tech Manufacturing Stay in China?

Fortune | August 2015

Relocating might not make sense. But doubling down on China might not, either.

By David Z. Morris

In the past few weeks, the world has been clearly alerted to the many ills of the Chinese economy. But China watchers […]

Unlocking the Power of Your Procurement Team

By Jim Wetekamp | July 2015

Procurement Professionals: There’s a vast difference between the world’s best-performing procurement teams and everybody else.The top procurement teams drive the growth and profitability of their organizations and create an unrivaled financial advantage over competitors. The rest? […]