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The Sense and Nonsense of Early Supplier Involvement

Assistant professor Robert Suurmond shares insights from one of his recent publications, shedding new light on the sense and nonsense of (early) supplier involvement, open innovation and the nature of knowledge transfer more generally.

Procurement with Purpose

Leading sustainable companies show an increasing interest in the integrity and ethical behaviour of their supply chains which often translates into a clear purpose for procurement. This seems to resonate well with the leaders of the next generation.

Mind the Gap!

NEVI Professor Purchasing and Supply Management, Frank Rozemeijer, elaborates on some gender disparities to keep in mind when you recruit young graduates to become your future Procurement, Logistics or SCM leaders.

How to Build the Next Electric Car?

In this podcast episode, Robert Suurmond, Assistant Professor in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management looks at the best way to build an electric car, drawing lessons from Tesla and comparing this to more traditional car manufacturers.