Ajman Free Zone boosts procurement support for investment partners
Ajman Free Zone’s efforts accounted for 22 per cent of the total number of contracts made by free zone-based investors
Businesses need to stop resisting digitisation says Sam Achampong at Leaders in Logistics 2019
Speaking during his presentation ‘Digitalisation in Procurement & Supply’, Achampong said that too many companies are only reacting to technology and letting it lead them, rather than the other way round
Middle East businesses ‘must adopt new technologies in response to supply chain risks’
Businesses in the Middle East can become among the most competitive in the world by taking a bold approach to their procurement and supply chain strategies
CIPS highlights “once in a lifetime” opportunity to tackle threats to supply chain
Middle East businesses must adopt new technologies in response to global supply chain risks, urge industry leaders
Four UAE metal works employees charged in AED3-million procurement conspiracy
The men allegedly forged local purchase order forms to embezzle AED3.1-million
Craig International appoints country manager for Middle East
Oil and gas procurement specialist, Craig International, has appointed Steve Gibson as country manager for the Middle East to support the company’s continued growth across the region.
Middle East brands turn to SAP for digital procurement
As part of its digital transformation strategy, Aramco is teaming with SAP and SAP Ariba to build an online marketplace through which it can connect and collaborate with thousands of suppliers.
COMMENT: Advantage of CPFR in dyadic supply chains
Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) is a business practice that combines the operations of partners in terms of planning and the fulfilment of customer demand.
COMMENT: Essential tips for China sourcing
Often, companies wanting to source products from China have questions about which method of payment is best.
Etihad joins CIPS in calling for procurement licenses
Etihad Airways has joined the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) in stating its support for a voluntary licence approach in the procurement and supply profession.
MENA supply chain risk index continues to climb
Supply chain risks across the Middle East and North Africa climbed to 4.406 from 4.371 during the second quarter of 2016, according to the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.
CIPS awards procurement and supply chain certificates to 20 students from the Zabeel International Institute of Management and Technology.

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