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Supply Business editor Rebecca Ellinor selects a recent article highlighting key considerations for global procurement and supply chain professionals.

Supply chain articles

  • The Queen © iStock Queen approves CIPS Chartered StatusCIPS is now able to offer a new professional status to members, following approval from Her Majesty's Privy Council to recently proposed changes to the CIPS Charter and Bye-Laws.
  • Rebecca Ellinor Taking calculated chances"CPOs have to take chances - after all, being innovative is to do something new", says Supply Business editor Rebecca Ellinor.
  • Autumn 2012 cover, 618x347 © Steven Bonner Earth worksSo-called 'rare earths' have been at the centre of controversy over pricing, supply and claims of market manipulation. Chen Liang looks at their history and prospects for the future.
  • Supply Business logo Introducing Supply Business, the quarterly supply review for business leadersFrom January, CPO Agenda will be relaunched as Supply Business. Editor Rebecca Ellinor explains the reasons behind the change and what this means.
  • The lessons of SatyamThe financial scandal at one of India's leading IT outsourcing providers should prompt all firms reliant on these services to reassess the state of their contractual arrangements
  • Tips for understanding why charging suppliers to tender is a bad ideaCharging to tender can be unethical and counter productive, amongst other reasons.
  • My best deal: 
Roger ReadingDeal: Industrial gases for oil and gas construction and marine refurbishment yards Company: A Dubai-based oil and gas services firm
  • How to deal with the troubled euroWith debt-laden Eurozone economies and the fragile euro affecting the procurement of goods and services exposed to the currency, hedging strategies are increasingly discussed between buyers and suppliers. Julian Catchick explains how procurement professionals can minimise risk.
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September 2014
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