Suplari Selected as Semi-Finalist in DPW Demo 2021 Startup Competition

May 25, 2021By Nikesh ParekhArtificial Intelligence, Press Releases, Procurement

Digital Procurement World has selected Suplari as a semi-finalist in the Cost Reduction & Savings Category for DPW Demo 2021 Startup Competition. Suplari was down-selected from 73 teams from 19 countries to participate in the semi-finals. DEMO 2021 brings together the most disruptive startups that will have the most significant impact and ROI on procurement’s digital transformation.

Suplari Customer Nordstrom Press Coverage in SupplyChain Management Review – Transforming Procurement at Nordstrom

March 22, 2021By Nikesh ParekhBlog, COVID-19, CPO Advice, CPO Advice, Tips, Uncategorized

CPO, Karoline Dygas joined Nordstrom in 2019, where, among other things, she supports all of the organization’s indirect spend. At Nordstrom, indirect spend is everything outside of the merchandise sold in the stores. Prior to Nordstrom, Dygas spent five years at Starbucks, where she led the Global Sourcing and Store Development Supply Chain, and before that she was senior director of strategic sourcing at Walgreens.

Broadening Procurement’s Impact: How Telecom Giant BT Drives the Bottom Line and Corporate Resiliency

March 1, 2021By Nikesh ParekhCOVID-19, CPO Advice, CPO Advice, Events, Procurement, Recession, Tips

Profitability is more important than ever — and procurement leaders are more strategic than ever. Procurement is no longer just a cost center, a spender of money made by others in the enterprise. With the right tools and methodology, procurement can maximize every dollar of profit and discover every dollar of cost savings, positioning them to be critical drivers of the bottom line.