Procurement Resources

Gain insight and practical ideas from Consero’s benchmarking research, thought leadership blog posts, and news articles.


Explore our available resources in the procurement space to learn about industry trends affecting your function today.




March 21, 2016

March 2016 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Report

The corporate procurement function is essential to organizational growth. It is also more demanding than ever, given the increasing complexity of modern strategic sourcing and evolving […]
August 5, 2015

August 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Report

Chief Procurement Officers are tasked with establishing and managing a rigorous procurement function that aligns with corporate strategy and fuels profit while also managing costs. CPOs […]
February 25, 2015

February 2015 Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Report

The need for efficient sourcing of goods and services for today’s global businesses has made the role of the Chief Procurement Officer more important than ever […]


February 5, 2016

The Impacts of Risk on Procurement

Procurement is arguably the most exposed element of a company, since it is involved in the supply of resources that are critical to the end products […]
February 5, 2016

Leadership in a Modern Procurement Department

Leadership is one of the most important yet misunderstood traits C-suite executives need in the 21st Century. For many, creating a vision or showing competency by […]
February 5, 2016

Procurement and Sustainability

Climate change increasingly has been on the minds of business executives of Fortune 1000 companies. More political instability in already volatile regions can inhibit expansion or […]


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October 28, 2016

Consero’s 2017 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to Address Development of a Strategic Department Vision

Originally Published in | April 11, 2016 | By Paul Mandell Consero announces topics to be discussed at its biannual 2017 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum […]
April 12, 2016

Supply Chain Management: The 3 Relationships Procurement Executives Must Build to Support Cost Reduction Efforts

Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | April 11, 2016 | By Paul Mandell The more resource-constrained a procurement department, the more likely it is […]
February 9, 2016

Supply Chain Management Review: Attention Procurement Executives: The 3 Keys to Building a Winning Internal Strategy

Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | February 4, 2016 | By Paul Mandell Be sure to lay groundwork for open ongoing communication among the […]



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