Procurement Resources

Gain insight and practical ideas from Consero’s benchmarking research, thought leadership blog posts, and news articles.


Explore our available resources in the procurement space to learn about industry trends affecting your function today.




February 25, 2015

February 2015 Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Report

The need for efficient sourcing of goods and services for today’s global businesses has made the role of the Chief Procurement Officer more important than ever […]
September 24, 2014

Fall 2014 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Data Survey

The evolving role of the Chief Procurement Officer is more integral than ever to corporate success. Sizable spend under management places enterprise sourcing and procurement executives […]
March 3, 2014

2014 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Report

Over time, the corporate procurement function has evolved from manager of a series of operational tasks into a strategic partner of the business. The role of […]


February 5, 2016

Acquiring and Developing Talent

The corporate procurement department’s role has increased markedly over the past several years. The procurement officer can note this change through an increased budget, more involvement […]
February 5, 2016

Grooming Your Successor

The procurement role has become a bigger player in the strategic plans of large business. The decisions of a procurement officer may be valued at millions […]
February 5, 2016

Aligning Procurement To The Corporate Strategy

Procurement is increasingly appreciated as an important part of corporate function and strategy. Companies entrust more decision making to Chief Procurement Officers, and departmental budgets seem […]


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March 8, 2017

SCMR: Consero Group Study Finds Procurement Executives Are Dissatisfied With Technology Infrastructure

Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | March 8, 2017 | By Patrick Burnson Paul Mandell, Co-Founder & CEO of Consero, told SCMR that finding […]
October 28, 2016

Consero’s 2017 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum to Address Development of a Strategic Department Vision

Originally Published in | April 11, 2016 | By Paul Mandell Consero announces topics to be discussed at its biannual 2017 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum […]
April 12, 2016

Supply Chain Management: The 3 Relationships Procurement Executives Must Build to Support Cost Reduction Efforts

Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | April 11, 2016 | By Paul Mandell The more resource-constrained a procurement department, the more likely it is […]