Procurement professionals from global organisations like Accenture, Busy Bees, and Johnson & Johnson shared best practice purchasing strategies earlier this month at Reshape 2022, a virtual event from Amazon Business, which is now available to watch on-demand.
Speakers from global organisations discussed procurement’s expanding strategic role within organisations, as well as focusing on procurement as part of a sustainable strategy. All 15 sessions from the event are now available to view. Highlights include:
- Endre Støgård, Global Category Director for Accenture, on using agile processes to adapt a decentralised procurement model.
- Andrea Deichert Oswald, Union Pacific’s General Director of Supplier Diversity and Procurement Operations, on identifying, sourcing, and tracking spend from credentialed diverse, local, and small businesses, and products with sustainability certifications.
- Harry Walker, Busy Bees’ UK Procurement Manager, on how they are simplifying employee purchasing by employing a digital procurement model, and customising buying policies.
- Shashi Mandapaty, Chief Procurement Officer, Corporate Tier at Johnson & Johnson, on how they are using digital purchasing solutions to build supply resiliency, enhance productivity, and promote their strategic purchasing goals
Nabil De Marco, General Manager, Europe, Amazon Business, said: “Amazon Business helps millions of customers worldwide—from small businesses, schools, hospitals, non-profit organisations, and government agencies, to large enterprises with global operations—reshape their procurement with cost and time savings, greater productivity, and insightful purchasing analytics.
“We’re thrilled to have brought this event to our customers in Europe for the first time, connecting them with procurement leaders across the world, to gain insights on the most relevant procurement challenges – from using agile procurement processes, to sustainable sourcing.”
More information is available on Amazon Business blog.