ADR International

Welcome to ADR International global procurement consultancy.

We are a global consulting company specialising in procurement. With over 30 years experience, you can trust us to find the right procurement solution for your organization.

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What is the right length of time for a supplier relationship?

As part of a recent consulting assignment, ADR were reviewing the average length of the supplier relationships with our client’s organization.  The organization had recently introduced a supplier...

The impact of cloud computing on supplier relationship management

Before embarking on supplier relationship initiatives, most organizations try to segment their key suppliers. This helps to understand the type of relationships that currently exist, and what...

“Why are we here?”…and other questions about adult learning

During the start of the year, corporate teams often approach ADR to plan their training program for the year. Our initial discussions are typically around the objectives, in terms of what the...

Do something pro-social this Christmas

Christmas is a time to do something for other people. Maybe you are looking in on an elderly neighbour or volunteering at a homeless shelter. Individual giving is worthy, as are collective efforts by...

Can circular procurement coexist with category management?

There is much talk currently of circular procurement as an important element of the circular economy. The circular economy is a resource productivity concept. Manufacturers and consumers aim to keep...

PART 2: Demand Management as a source of value improvement

In part two of the article on Demand Management, Peter Hunt will discuss the catalysts and some of the key tools to support Demand Management. WHAT ARE THE CATALYSTS? This will depend on the stage of...

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