What Is Guided Buying and Why Does It Matter?

So you’ve met the right supplier and sat through price negotiation meetings which resulted in a contract pricing agreement. How do you translate your contract pricing efforts into actions that bring better savings, compliance and drive the right policies? The answer is through guided buying....

Procurement Documents 101

The two most basic entities involved in the procurement process is a buyer, the procurement department of a business and a seller, or a vendor. Throughout the procurement process, a lot of communication happens between these two parties all the way from source to pay,...

Getting to The Core of Your Vendor Management Challenges

A key external party that plays a big factor in the success of procurement is vendors. Procurement teams may be directing their personal attention to other activities in the procurement process such as requisition and payment but leave vendor management in the back burner. Effective...

The Best Practices of Successful Procurement Teams

The function of procurement teams is more than just procuring goods and services relevant to a business. The procurement role is considered to be fundamental towards achieving sustainable cost management for a business. With the procurement activity being one of the main drivers behind savings...

Spend Analysis: Understanding Your Spend Segments

Spend analysis is key when it comes to reviewing and improving your business’ expenditure. While spend data is commonly generated into spreadsheets, the visualization of spend data is reflected in a spend analysis graph. Understanding your business’ spend analysis graph can help you identify opportunities...

Getting Your Employees to Look Forward to Mondays

The weekend tends to go by really fast and before you know it, it’s already Monday. Getting back to the 9 to 5 grind after a well-earned weekend is a challenge to many working adults. Commonly classified as ‘Monday Blues’, the sensation of dread that...

The Evolving Role of Office Admins & Managers

The ever-evolving workplace requires agility. One role in the office that successfully adapts to the modern office is the role of office manager and the office administrator. While the specific responsibilities of office managers and administrators differ between from company to company, the core scope...

Supplycart User Guide: Checking Your Order Status

When will my order arrive? You’ve placed your order and the next part is to wait for it to arrive. But sometimes, it can be difficult contain your excitement and you tend to wonder when will your order will arrive. We have great news for...