Survey highlights procurement must build bridges with finance

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A Supply Management blog this week looks at ways procurement must build bridges with finance.

Their recent CPT Viewpoint survey questioned 200 professionals and a lack of “synergy” between these two teams was highlighted in the responses. A total of 66 per cent said the procurement teams “act as a hindrance, which really underlines the unfavourable light in which procurement processes are viewed by some senior finance managers.”

Worringly, 46 per cent of procurement respondents said they had a very close relationship with finance, compared to just 22 per cent of finance talking about procurement.

The blog outlines three simple steps that can make a big difference. Read them here:
http://www.supplymanagement.com/blog/2015/09/three-ways-procurement-must-build-bridges-with-finance 

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