Keir Starmer has said that EU citizens will retain the right to stay in the UK post Brexit, and that he would concede that in the negotiation with the EU representatives.
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Thanks for the post Joe! This is great evidence of the importance of strong "win-win" focused supplier relationships. ------------------------------ Raj Sharma Public Spend Forum Washington DC ------------------------------
Ben - thanks for this insightful paper! While i generally agree that there's "no free lunch", I do think there are other considerations at play that need to be considered. For example, doing government contracts is a cumbersome process to say the least. If instead of signing ...
Obviously supplier "fees" to pay for anything is sub-optimal. Routinely, in the private sector and perhaps the public sector as well, various tooling and design costs are amortized into the unit selling price. Invariably the buyer pays too much - something akin to my mother's ...
With the fast-pace of technology innovation and the increasing need for smarter sourcing platforms, the on-going debate over the vendor fee supported model is gaining more attention - a topic many public procurement professionals have heard about or considered themselves. ...
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Or, as Joe Sandor , a former CPO and now a professor of purchasing and supply management at Michigan State, puts it: "The huge value of purchases [by manufacturers like GM] means a far greater reliance on suppliers…Clearly, ...
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