As Asia’s emerging economies take on a greater and more dynamic role in the interconnected global business landscape, companies of every size are finding a greater array of opportunities to meet their procurement needs more cheaply and effectively. However, hand in hand with these opportunities are increasingly complex challenges to overcome as companies develop larger supplier networks, process more transactional data and have to adhere to stricter regulatory compliance requirements than ever before.
Worldwide Business Research has conducted interviews with dozens of procurement experts: directors, global and regional heads, chairmen and principal analysts, in order to gain unique insight into the key challenges and opportunities which occupy the thoughts and dealings of leading procurement professionals in the current Asian business climate.
The rest of the report can be found on http://procureconasia.wbresearch.com/.
The research was conducted as part of the ProcureCon Asia conference to be held 01-02 June 2016 at the Amara Sanctuary at Sentosa, Singapore.
ProcureCon Asia is firmly established as Asia's leading gathering for Global and Regional CPOs as well as Asian Heads of Procurement actively engaged in the evolution towards full strategic procurement. Returning for its 4th year in Singapore, the event brings together 250+ senior procurement leaders including 70+ CPO's and Heads of Procurement from 16+ industries for 3 days of learning, networking and professional development.
“It was a pleasure for me to participate to a well organize and insightful event that is growing in size and quality year after year”.
Vincent Baril, General Manager, CP Global Commercial, Shell Eastern Petroleum
The conference is supported by companies like 3M Singapore Pte Ltd, Air France, AkzoNobel, Alcon, Amazon – AWS, Tokyo, APL Logistics, Arla Foods, AstraZeneca Sdn Bhd, Axiata, Axiata Group Berhad, Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BASF South East Asia Pte Ltd, BAT, BD, BHP Billiton, Bloomberg, BP (China) Holdings Limited, Bristol-Myers Squibb (China) Investment Co., Ltd, British Embassy Manila - Foreign and Commonwealth Office, BW Offshore Singapore Pte Ltd, CapitaLand Limited, Casme, CBRE, CIPS (Singapore) Pte Ltd, CIPS Australasia, Citibank, Cleantech Solar, Coats, Collabera Technologies Private Limited, Inc, Colladium Pty Ltd, ComfortDelgro Corporation Limited, Coupa Software, DBS Bank, Decathlon Sports India, Deutsche Bank, DHL, Diageo, DSM Singapore Industrial Pte Ltd, eBay Singapore Services Pte Ltd, ECU-Line, EDHEC-RISK INSTITUTE, Ferring International Center S.A., Fieldglass, Georgia Institute of Technology, GEP, Goldman Sachs, Google, Health Promotion Board, Hewlett-Packard, HH Asia Pacific Limited, Hitachi Asia Ltd., Hotel Reservation Service (HRS), Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, IACCM, Intel Products “M” Sdn Bhd, Japan Airlines, Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific, Jones Lang LaSalle, Jubilant Enpro, Kelly Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd, KPN, LEGO, Linde Gas Asia Pte Ltd, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Malakoff Corporation Berhad, Manulife, Marina Bay Sands, Mastercard, MAYBANK KIM ENG, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Merck, Merck & Co, Micron, Microsoft, Mintec, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Mondalez, MSD International GmbH, Nanyang Technological University, National Healthcare Group, Netmagic, an NTT Communications Company, New York University Abu Dhabi, Nokia, Novartis Indonesia, Nufarm Services Sdn Bhd, OCBC Bank, Oiltanking, OLIVER Agency, APAC, OSRAM Asia Pacific Management Company Shanghai Branch, Pan Pacific Shared Services Centre Pte Ltd., Pfizer, Pfizer Holdings, Philips, Russell Investments, SAP, SAP America Inc, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore Post Limited, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, SMRT Corporation Ltd, Societe Generale, Spectrum Brands, starmack consulting limited, Tata Communications Limited, TCGi Singapore, Telekom Malaysia Berhad, The Siam Cement company PCL., Tronox, T-Systems, Zuellig Pharma,
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