SAVE MONEY

The path to your goal of procurement savings

We need procurement to find us additional cost savings!” You probably hear that a lot from management. If you’ve already identified the low hanging fruit, where can you look next to reduce costs or add value? Look here for checklists, articles, client Q&As and best practices for new ways to achieve your goal of saving money.

Current Articles

  • Articles & Insights

Reverse Auction: What It Is and Why Consider It

  • Save Money , Identify Suppliers, Conduct RFP Strategy , Reverse Auctions, RFP, RFP Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

Outsourcing Tasks Could Benefit Procurement

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Improve Credibility , Staff Management, Outsourcing, Recruiting, Professional Development
  • Market News

All Roads Lead to Price Growth: Navigating Rising Trucking Costs

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, ELD Mandate
  • Articles & Insights

The Problem with RFPs

  • Save Time , Save Money, Set Strategy , RFP, Request for Proposal
  • Market News

Demand is Heating Up for HVAC Systems

  • Save Money , Set Strategy , HVAC, Construction, Climate Change, Tax Incentives
  • Market News

A Shift In Strategy: Improving Global Water Management

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Reduce Risk , Water Infrastructure, Water Quality, Water Treatment
  • Market News

Sourcing Strategies to Pump New Life into Healthcare Purchasing

  • Save Money , Negotiate, Set Strategy , Healthcare Purchasing, Healthcare Procurement
  • Market News

3D Printing to Revolutionize MaaS

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Time, Save Money , 3D printing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing as a Service
  • Articles & Insights

We are now ProcurementIQ!

  • Save Time , Save Money , Market Intelligence, Category Intelligence, Procurement
  • Market News

Rent or Lease: Climbing Interest Rates to Impact Financing Markets

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Fed Rate, Federal Funds Rate, FOMC, Interest Rates
  • Articles & Insights

Total Cost of Ownership: Time to Analyze

  • Set Strategy , Save Money , Best Practices, Category Intelligence, Market Intelligence
  • Articles & Insights

Total Cost of Ownership: How Do You Figure It Out?

  • Set Strategy , Save Money , Best Practices, Category Intelligence, Total Cost of Ownership
  • Articles & Insights

Total Cost of Ownership: Why Does It Matter?

  • Save Money , Set Strategy , Best Practices, Category Intelligence, Total Cost of Ownership
  • Market News

3D Printers: Navigating the Market

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Manufacturing, Technology
  • Market News

Darker Skies Ahead? How Procurement Can Navigate New Solar Panel Tariffs

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Solar Power, Renewable Energy, Tariffs, Imports
  • White Papers

Make Smarter Purchasing Decisions with Market Intelligence

  • White Papers , Save Money, Set Strategy , Category Research, Strategic Sourcing, Market Intelligence
  • Articles & Insights

Amazon Business: A New Way to Procure

  • Set Strategy , Save Money , Procurement Software, Procurement Strategy
  • Articles & Insights

3 Tips to Increase Speed to Market

  • Save Time , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Market Research, Market Intelligence, Category Research, Speed to Market
  • Articles & Insights

Time to Face the Changes: The Top 5 Markets to Watch in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Procurement Trends, Regulation
  • Market News

New Year, New Bill: How Tax Reform Will Affect You in 2018 & Beyond

  • Set Strategy , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Tax Reform, Legislation, Tax Bill
  • Tools and Worksheets

ProcurementIQ: More Than Just Research Reports

  • Save Time , Save Money , Market Research, Market Intelligence, Category Research, Indirect Procurement
  • Articles & Insights

New Year, New Savings: Purchases Procurement Can Help Plan for in 2018

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budgeting, Procurement Strategy, Procurement Goals
  • Articles & Insights

If You’re Still Using Google for Category Research, You’re Doing It Wrong

  • Assess Opportunity , Save Money, Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Category Research, Market Intelligence, Market Research
  • Articles & Insights

Using Market and Category Intelligence to Achieve Procurement Goals

  • Set Strategy , Save Time, Save Money, Reduce Risk , Market Intelligence
  • Articles & Insights

Deck the Halls: How to Budget Effectively for Q4 Spending

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Holiday Spending
  • Articles & Insights

Playing it Safe: Prioritizing Cybersecurity for Government

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Cybersecurity
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

A Leading Financial Services Company Scores a Trifecta of Success

  • Save Money , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Best Practices
  • Articles & Insights

Will Seasonal Shipping Delays & Price Spikes Interrupt Your Supply Chain?

  • Reduce Risk , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk
  • Articles & Insights

Weatherization: 4 Markets to Watch When Preparing for Winter

  • Set Strategy , Negotiate, Save Money , Strategic Purchasing
  • Articles & Insights

Uncovering Savings Through Sustainable Strategies

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Develop Business Requirements, Conduct RFP Strategy , Sustainability, Energy Management
  • Articles & Insights

Drones Set to Help Businesses Take Off

  • Develop Business Requirements , Implement & Measure, Save Time, Save Money , Commercial Drones
  • Articles & Insights

OPEC Cuts While U.S. Shale Booms: The Effects on Oil’s Supply Chain

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk, Oil & Gas
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Client Case Study: RPI

  • Save Money , Save Time, Improve Credibility , Case Study, Sourcing, Market Intelligence
  • Articles & Insights

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Houston’s Economy and Beyond

  • Reduce Risk , Save Money, Set Strategy , Hurricane Harvey, Market Research
  • Articles & Insights

Procurement Transformation: 3 Technologies to Watch

  • Save Time , Save Money, Improve Credibility, Set Strategy , Technology
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Procurement’s Make-over

  • Set Strategy , Implement & Measure, Save Money, Improve Credibility , Best Practices
  • Market News

Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

  • Identify Suppliers , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Reduce Risk , A&M
  • Articles & Insights

Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Time, Save Money , Automation
  • Articles & Insights

Falling Steel Prices: The Past, Present and Future?

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Steel Prices
  • Articles & Insights

P-Cards: Managing Purchasing with Each Swipe

  • Save Time , Save Money, Set Strategy , P-Cards, Technology
  • Articles & Insights

Process Water: Building A Better System

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Reduce Risk , Water Infrastructure, Water Treatment
  • Articles & Insights

Invest in Wildfire Protection Techniques to Reduce Insurance Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy , Fire Protection, Property Insurance, Strategic Sourcing
  • Articles & Insights

Strategic Sourcing: How Government Agencies Can Maximize Their ROI

  • Negotiate , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money, Set Strategy , Strategic Sourcing
  • Articles & Insights

ProcurementIQ Launches the Procurement Insider

  • Save Time , Negotiate, Save Money, Improve Credibility , Market Intelligence, Category Research
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Public Procurement & Negotiating in Difficult Markets

  • Negotiate , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Conduct RFP Strategy, Save Money , Procurement research
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Client Case Study: The County of Santa Clara

  • Save Time , Conduct RFP Strategy, Negotiate, Save Money , Public Procurement, Market Intelligence
  • Market News

Easier, Safer and More Expensive: ELD Mandate to Increase Costs

  • Reduce Risk , Assess Opportunity, Save Money, Set Strategy , Transportation, Regulation
  • Market News

Proposed Regulation Rollbacks Renew the Net Neutrality Debate

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Regulation, Net Neutality, Internet Services
  • Market News

Zooming in on the Body Camera Market

  • Develop Business Requirements , Save Time, Save Money , Security, Body Cameras
  • Procurement Q&A

Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

  • Save Money , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Identify Suppliers , Market Research
  • Market News

States Continue to Raise the Bar for Minimum Wages Across the US

  • Save Money , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Minimum Wage
  • Articles & Insights

Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

  • Reduce Risk , Implement & Measure, Save Money , Cybersecurity
  • Market News

Are Wastewater Treatment Prices On The Rise Following The Election?

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Set Strategy , Water Treatment, Water Infrastructure
  • Market News

Here Comes the Sun: The Falling Price of Solar Power

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Implement & Measure , Climate Change, Solar Power, Renewable Energy
  • Articles & Insights

Spend Smarter This Holiday Season

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Retail Industry
  • Articles & Insights

Steel Costs Predicted to Rise After Hitting Record Low

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Steel, Imports
  • Market News

The Tightening Labor Market

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Labor Market
  • Articles & Insights

The Highs & Lows of Extreme Price Volatility

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Price Volatility
  • Articles & Insights

Up Your Energy Efficiency And Save Money In The Process

  • Develop Business Requirements , Assess Opportunity, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Energy Effieciency, Energy Consumption
  • Market News

After Hours: How Businesses Can Navigate New Labor Laws

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Labor Laws, Minimum Wage, Regulation
  • Market News

Summer Surge: No Dog Days For Construction

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Save Money, Set Strategy , Construction Activity, Compliance, OSHA
  • Market News

The Methane Rule and the Cost of Continued Environmental Regulation

  • Set Strategy , Save Money , Regulation, Emissions, Oil and Gas
  • Articles & Insights

Online Job Posting: Planning for This Year’s Hiring Season

  • Identify Suppliers , Develop Business Requirements, Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Recruiting, Talent Acquisition
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

On the Watch for Rising Warehousing Costs

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Warehouse Activity, Staffing, Equipment Costs
  • Articles & Insights

Scholarly Savings: Strategic Purchasing for Universities

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Negotiate, Save Money , Budget Cuts, Strategic Purchasing
  • Best Practices & Case Studies

Managing Supply Chain Risk in a Globalized Economy

  • Reduce Risk , Save Time, Save Money, Set Strategy , Supply Chain Risk, Supply Chain Disruption, Globalization, Supplier Diversity
  • Articles & Insights

Flyers Beware: Pricing Changes Could Hurt Your Bottom Line

  • Set Strategy , Save Money, Reduce Risk , Corporate Travel
  • Articles & Insights

Avoiding the Red when Going Green

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Sustainability, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Recycling Services
  • Articles & Insights

Getting the Most Out of Your Utilities

  • Save Money , Develop Business Requirements, Set Strategy , Energy Management, Utility Costs
  • Market News

On the Campaign Trail to Higher Advertising Rates

  • Set Strategy , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Advertising, Political Campaigns
  • Market News

Slam Dunk Purchases: 4 Technologies to Implement While Prices Are in Dec

  • Save Money , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure , Technology
  • Market News

Sky-High Prices: Budgeting for Corporate Travel in 2016

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Save Money , Corporate Travel, Travel Budget
  • Market News

10 Markets with Rapid Price Growth in 2016

  • Save Money , Reduce Risk, Set Strategy , Legal Services, Construction Services, Healthcare Services
  • Market News

Wood Pulp & Paper Prices Continue to Rise

  • Evaluate Supply Market , Assess Opportunity, Save Money , Commodity Trends, Consumer Spending, E-Commerce, Industrial Production
  • Market News

Guarding Employees and Budgets Against Cold-Weather Conditions

  • Set Strategy , Evaluate Supply Market, Implement & Measure, Save Money , Safety Equipment, Construction Industry, El Nino