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We’ve been a pivotal link between buyers and suppliers for nearly 30 years, which gives us the data and perspective to offer unique insights into supply chains and the topics that shape them. Here you’ll find our take on today’s key issues.

The Internet of Things is everywhere

The Internet of Things is everywhere

Smart technologies: made in [unknown] The boom in products using…

Steel tariffs – our guide on how to avoid the supply chain crisis on the horizon

Steel tariffs – our guide on how to avoid the supply chain crisis on the horizon

This summer you would have been hard pressed to miss…

The challenges of compliance and corruption in the Latin American mining industry

The challenges of compliance and corruption in the Latin American mining industry

Eduardo Herrera, Director of Escudo Azul, presented at our last Buyers’ Meeting,…

What does the future look like for the UK oil and gas sector?

What does the future look like for the UK oil and gas sector?

By Malcolm Wilson, Head of Sector – Natural Resources. Last year…

Getting a share of the Nordic oil and gas boom

Getting a share of the Nordic oil and gas boom

Learn how your organisation can get a share of the…

Does your business have a plan B in case of a supply chain emergency?

Does your business have a plan B in case of a supply chain emergency?

Does your firm fall into the 66 per cent of…

6 common audit failures for suppliers to avoid

6 common audit failures for suppliers to avoid

Sometimes suppliers will need to undergo an audit as part…

5 steps to following the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

5 steps to following the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were approved at…

How we help suppliers stand out against competitors

How we help suppliers stand out against competitors

Growing your business in a highly-competitive market can be tough,…

How external factors can affect procurement

How external factors can affect procurement

A business is a vulnerable entity that is at the…

New innovations critical to the oil and gas industry

New innovations critical to the oil and gas industry

The Achilles FPAL Industry Outlook Survey revealed that some suppliers…

5 reasons why suppliers should undergo an audit

5 reasons why suppliers should undergo an audit

Even if there is no legal or initial buyer requirement…