Lloyd Isgrove

Throwing money away? Procurement Excellence in Waste Management

Throwing money away? Procurement Excellence in Waste Management A complex web of local suppliers, multiple agreements on different supplier terms, poor visibility of waste stream volumes, lack of transparency around actual costs and rebates, issues with equipment and containers. Sound familiar? These are common challenges for organisations managing waste supply chains. And in…

Long tail – Great Savings: the 5 untapped benefits of addressing tail spend

The overlooked silent majority Tail spend comprises 80-90% of all purchased items—primarily low-volume and often one-off or infrequent orders that go out to a wide range of suppliers. Despite the vast number of items included in tail spend, it accounts for just the bottom 10-20% of a company’s total spend. The conventional wisdom is that…