The Nexus of Healthcare Policies and Supply Chain Challenges

The upcoming general election and new government’s policies will undoubtedly have some impact on the landscape of supply chains and logistics for the next four years. How will the efficiency and resilience of supply chains influence the new government's ability to deliver on its policy promises? In particular in the NHS?

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The Generation Game

The workplace environment is changing and our expectations of each other, our services, products and suppliers with it. As the generational mix of workers starts to evolve towards those born into a technology enabled world, what does that mean for our working relationships?

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Is Security of Supply Possible in Deflationary Supply Markets? 

Falling prices can boost your bottom line, but can you secure supply in a deflationary market? This blog explores the challenges and opportunities of deflationary supply chains. Discover strategies for leveraging cost reductions while maintaining security.

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Supply Chain Resilience – UK Regulated Infrastructure Organisation

Collaborating with a leading UK regulated infrastructure organisation to significantly enhance their supply chain resilience. Our project addressed their challenges in contingency planning and managing disruptions across key suppliers.

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Do you have a secure supply chain? How well do you really know your suppliers?

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving business landscape, the significance of a secure and resilient supply chain cannot be overstated. Our 4C Transformative Procurement Survey highlighted that only 38% of respondent had a very good understanding of their first-tier supply base and more worryingly only 21% had only a basic understanding- which raised the question… Do you have a...

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Global OEM – Material Availability

Working with a global rolling stock OEM operating worldwide in rail transport markets, to support their UK manufacturing site production ramp-up.

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The Blockchain Revolution: Cutting Through the Chain of Uncertainty

In a world where transparency is of utmost importance, trust is the most valuable currency, and middlemen are becoming obsolete. It may seem utopian, but it’s happening now, and all sector and industry leaders are quickly adopting it. Blockchain is here.

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Enhancing Supply Chain Resilience: Transforming your Procurement Operating Model

We live in an increasingly interconnected, complex and uncertain global marketplace, where the significance of a resilient supply chain cannot be overstated. In this blog, we will highlight the importance of optimising your procurement and supply chain activities to develop enduring risk protocols and resilience through the fundamental transformation of your procurement operating model.

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Transforming Supply Chains: Your participation in the 4C Survey will help you think differently about your supply chains

Supply chain and logistics innovation is essential for businesses to stay competitive and succeed. It can help improve financial performance, customer satisfaction, and employee motivation. Organizations need to be able to keep up with the pace of change and implement widespread initiatives to distinguish themselves from their peers. The 4C Transformative Supply Chain Annual Survey can help businesses assess...

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Sustainability and Cost Reduction: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

In the current economic climate, procurement teams face the challenge of reconciling the push for sustainability with the need for cost reduction. Businesses are urged to adopt eco-friendly practices even if they come at higher costs, while inflation drives the demand for cost cutting. The conventional belief that sustainability drives up cost is being challenged. Strategies such as Total...

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Post-merger Restructuring

Working with a multinational foreign exchange company on post-merger restructuring and novation of supply contracts following the acquisition of a global business payments business.

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Commercial Surge Partner

Providing Commercial support across a Central Government Department  and its ALBs over a 4 year period.

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Efficiency & Value Improvement Programme

Supporting the national response to combating COVID-19 transmission by incorporating governance, stakeholder support, monitoring and reporting.

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Procurement Function Establishment

Working with a Public Sector Regulator to establish a strategic in-house Procurement function.

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Commercial Improvement Plan

Developing and delivering a Commercial Improvement Plan for a client and outlining a roadmap to implement the Plan for the next 18 months.

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