Beyond procurement’s traditional delivery model – what might be next?

The mutable role and value of supply management in modern business

Today, businesses are creating flexible structures to enable them to adapt to the volatile markets and speed of technological change. So it is not unreasonable to expect a significant change in the way their procurement capability is met. During the International Supply Management Congress we will look at alternatives to the traditional procurement model.

Gerard Chick is Director of Intelligence by Skanor Group and closing keynote speaker on the International Supply Management Congress Tuesday 22nd of November.boek-gerardchick

Prior to this he was Chief Knowledge Officer at Optimum Procurement Group and Director of Research and Knowledge Management at CIPS (the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply). He has significant experience working with the keenest minds at the most senior level examining the broad issues facing corporate procurement in the contemporary business context.
He is an accomplished speaker and has given interviews on both TV and radio. He writes regular articles and features in the national press and industrial journals on procurement and supply management. He has a BSc in Economics and an MSc in the Philosophy of Social Science.
His book ‘The Procurement Value Proposition’, won the prestigious Grand Prix ACA Bruel 2015, by Plumes Des Achats and Supply Chain. His book focuses on the mutable role and value of supply management in modern business.

The 6th International Supply Management Congress is the event to be for ambitious CxO’s, managers, academics, researchers and other professionals on Purchasing and Supply Management, Sourcing and cooperating end-to-end disciplines. And a unique platform for all companies and organizations offering services, knowledge or products for improving and innovating the supply process.

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