Purchasing Practice on Linkedin

CPO Purchasing Practice Inc is pleased to announce two new groups on Linkedin for professionals in the supply management field. Purchasing Practices’ presence on Linkedin is intended to support its goal to persuade organizations to fully embrace the considerable opportunities that exists for increased added value and improved corporate performance through effective management of procurement and the supply chain. The two groups are: 1.       Purchasing Practice Our aim is to

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Gazprom predicts oil will reach $250

Gazprom, Russia’s gas monopoly, on Tuesday predicted oil prices would reach $250 a barrel in 2009. The striking prediction came as the International Energy Agency, the developed world’s energy watchdog, warned that record high prices were needed to choke off demand in order to balance the oil market. read more

2008 Salary Survey

Supply management professionals continue to be in demand, and their incomes reflect this, according to ISM’s third annual compensation survey. Learn more

Procurement ill-equipped for CEO needs

Procurement departments may be unable to meet the growing demands of CEOs over the next five years because they are not positioned adequately within their organisations. read more