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The Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forum was launched by 4C Associates as a platform for leading CPOs working in the food and drink sector to share ideas, challenges and expand their personal networks. Meetings are held under Chatham House Rules.
4C have worked with UB to develop a tailored project management and end-to-end sourcing process with a suite of associated templates. A key aspect of this was developing and implementing a clear savings policy that aligned with UB’s budget management process.
A group of UK based Chief Procurement Officers and Procurement Directors from large food and drink manufacturing companies got together to celebrate the first of a series of Food & Drink Procurement Industry Forums 2014.
Today's heads of finance must not only ensure that financial records are beyond reproach, but also use their unique insight to drive growth within the business.

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With a recent study revealing that almost a third of the FTSE 100 have used the same auditor for more than 20 years, Antony Ray makes the case for increased procurement involvement.
Since the Prime Minister’s announcement of his intention to hold a referendum on the future of the UK’s relationship with the European Union, questions around the impact of a possible change have seldom been far from the minds of businesses and the media alike. But what would the impact be on procurement?
Jekaterina explains how we all can go just one step further in securing fairly priced and sustainable energy demand for the forthcoming years.
In the globalised economy we have come to take the long supply chain from the Far East to Europe for granted. What would the closure of the Suez canal mean for businesses?