Partnered with RapidRatings, ProcureCon Indirect East's 2017 benchmark survey set out to gauge attitudes and strategies around risk management, as well as the fallout of supply chain interruptions. Both areas have come into sharper focus as the procurement department's influence has matured.
Procurement has taken a more prominent seat at the table within its organizations as a strategic partner. It's now up to leaders within the department to play a role in shaping everything from technology decisions to risk aversion strategies within the business at large. While procurement has come far from being a largely passive group to one with a substantial level of influence, a large number of organizations are still struggling to build the supplier management strategies they will require to become globally competitive while insulating their business from risk.
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