Procurement is mostly seen as a desk job. Not many know that sourcing managers travel across the globe for site visits, audits, and supplier meetings. Two industry veterans have shared their business travel experiences exclusively for readers of Procurement Espresso!
Most of the demand for used machinery arises from the developing economies of Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. However, given the availability of machines in a shorter time, there is also a demand for used machines in North America and Europe
Procurement outsourcing is shifting from the traditional approach to a more novel and customized one. As company bottom lines are beginning to get impacted, managing some non-core direct categories other than indirect categories has also come under the outsourcing umbrella.