We’ve been seeing more and more GPOs pop up on our radar lately here at i2B. But, we explore, is it just the latest ‘must have’ job title, or are GPOs a force to be reckoned with?
From suppliers, to finance managers, to IT – there’s lots of balls to juggle and people to communicate with, and if you don’t have an efficient system in place, it can make running your purchasing team that much harder.
We often ask ourselves the question here at i2B as to why purchasing and finance teams struggle to integrate well. Both are strategic teams, they tackle and mange very important issues for the business they belong to, yet they often struggle to reach decisions mutually. Sadly, they also often view each other in a negative […]
i2B Supplier Portal for Xero Do you have zero time for chasing suppliers? Are you fed up of emailing and phoning suppliers, chasing purchase orders and deliveries? Have they got your purchase order? Is it being delivered on time? We have a brand new supplier portal app (the only one in the Xero marketplace) which […]
Do you have zero time for chasing suppliers? Are you fed up of emailing and phoning suppliers, chasing purchase orders and deliveries? Have they got your purchase order? Is it being delivered on time? We have a brand new Xero supplier portal app coming in June 2016 which we are offering a free of charge […]
i2B is delighted to be kick starting a series of breakfast briefings run by the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA). We’ll be presenting at a breakfast event hosted by the NEAA on April 20th at RTC North, Sunderland, to talk about the benefits of a putting a Purchase to Pay (P2P) software system in place, […]
In the midst of the terrible UK floodings and stories of more snow heading our way, the i2B Team decided to look into the top causes of business loss and how it effects the supply chain nationally and of course how having an effective purchase to pay system in place can help. According to Supply […]
The art of negation is something any proven purchasing manager worth their salt should come naturally to. Often though, we know you can get bogged down with all the other processes you have in place for the purchasing cycle and don’t always hone in on those essential negotiation skills. We all know that the art […]
Can procurement ever be a rockstar? Procurement teams still seem to get bad rap or often get overlooked in terms of the difference they make in any organisation. Of course as a Purchase to Pay software provider and former procurement professionals ourselves, we’re going to place any purchasing manager as our lead singer on […]
i2B is celebrating a huge milestone having worked with Global engineering giant Weir Group since 2012. This month marks Weir Group’s 2 millionth purchase order line communicated to their suppliers. Weir Group have implemented i2B Connect across 18 global locations – that’s some scale and something the NetPark team do day in day out for […]