Inside Procurement: Four key CPO trends in 2020

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In this year's last episode from Inside Procurement, Omer Abdullah talks about the key trends and challenges that will influence procurement leaders in 2020. Given the current global political and economic environment, he has identified four key trends in the podcast that are likely to be the most relevant over the next 12 months. Omer also discusses the implications of these trends on progressive CPOs.

The key procurement trends for 2020 are:

  • Trend 1: Monitoring and mitigating volatility
  • Trend 2: Implementing the digital transformation agenda
  • Trend 3: Continuing to build deeper supplier partnerships
  • Trend 4: Delivering value beyond savings

Listen to the full podcast to learn this and more. 

Keep an eye out for our sector-specific predictions for 2020 in the coming weeks.

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Omer Abdullah

Omer Abdullah

Omer Abdullah is Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Smart Cube, a global provider of procurement intelligence and analytics, including category excellence, commodity volatility management, supply chain analytics and supplier engagement strategies across sectors including Life Sciences, CPG and Industrials. Omer leads the company's business across The Americas.

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