Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic IPG-JAGGAER survey identifies steady overall progress but also a “Covid-19” effect

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic

Procurement remains heavily weighted towards operational as opposed to strategic functions, but the latest survey conducted by Swiss-based innovation consultancy IPG Group and leading spend management technology company JAGGAER has identified an ongoing shift towards the strategic. Between July and October 2020 Chief Procurement Officers, Directors of Procurement and other senior executive-level decision makers participated in the 2020 Procurement Performance Excellence (PPE) Survey. The PPE method is based on a proven approach that was developed by IPG in the early 2000s and regularly adapted to the changing best practices in…

Dubi Cars predicts accelerated digitization of the UAE automotive industry as online transactions skyrocket

دوبيكارز تتوقع تسارع الرقمنة في قطاع السيارات الإماراتي

Dubi Cars online consumer leads grow by 31 percent post-lockdown, achieves record high 100,000 online consumer leads per month Predicts 40% of all UAE pre-owned car transactions will be initiated online by 2022 Dubi Cars International recently conducted three consumer surveys, which reveal a substantial shift towards online transactions for pre-owned cars, as consumer trends continue to change since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The results of the surveys have led the UAE’s most trusted online car marketplace to anticipate 80 percent of all car export transactions and 40…

Mouth-watering prizes up to AED 2 million awaiting lucky shoppers at ‘Sharjah Shopping Promotions’: SCCI

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, revealed that the shopping malls and retail stores participating in the ‘Sharjah Shopping Promotions’ campaign, the emirate’s largest trade event for this year, have dedicated up to AED 2 million prizes for the shoppers during the weekly raffle draws which will be held from January 8 to February 12, 2021. In a statement, the SCCI called the emirate residents and visitors to actively participate in the campaign events, which kicked off on 17 December 2020 and lasts continues till 13 February and…

Accelerate your Style with Sahara Centre

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Sahara Centre shoppers can win a BMW 4 and fashion vouchers worth AED 250,000 between 17th December 2020 – 11th February 2021  Offering customers the opportunity to ring in the new year in style and receive attractive returns on their shopping, Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, has announced the launch of their “Accelerate your Style” campaign during their Spring Promotion. Live from 17th December 2020 until 11th February 2021, customers can win two BMW 4 Series, a sporty vehicle combined with breath-taking features, and fashion…

JAGGAER highlights the importance of people, processes,  and technology when companies embark on digital procurement transformation  

JAGGAER highlights the importance of people, processes,

JAGGAER SVP of Customer Engagement for EMEA region, Michael Rosch, reveals why companies are digitising their procurement processes and outlines the challenges they face JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) MENA, to deliver a webinar highlighting the importance of people, processes and technology when companies begin their digital procurement transformation and how to improve on existing processes. The webinar revealed that more and more companies are opting to digitally transform their procurement processes to drive operational efficiency,…

Tejari/JAGGAER confirms participation at GITEX 2020

تجاري/جاقار تؤكد مشاركتها في أسبوع جيتكس للتقنية 2020

 The leading spend management company will showcase the latest technology and products to support procurement teams in the Middle East region Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th December 2020: Tejari/JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has announced its participation in the 40th GITEX Technology Week, which starts today and continues until the 10th December, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The company, who recently celebrated 25 years of business with a newly refreshed brand, an upgraded website, will showcase its latest technological developments and software launches to support procurement…

launch of the Master Ultra Thin KINGSMAN Knife watch

JAEGER-LECOULTRE AND MR PORTER INTRODUCE THE MASTER ULTRA THIN KINGSMAN KNIFE WATCH, TO CELEBRATE the 20th Century Studios and MARV feature film by Matthew Vaughn, ‘The King’s Man’. Jaeger-LeCoultre and MR PORTER are pleased to announce the launch of the Master Ultra Thin KINGSMAN Knife watch, a limited edition of 100 timepieces, specially adapted for The King’s Man, the upcoming Kingsman origins film directed by Matthew Vaughn. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Kingsman Knife watch will be offered exclusively on MR PORTER, as a key part of The King’s Man ‘costume…

Delivering essential services: Personal stories from Ericsson in Wuhan

In January 2020, Wuhan was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Working on the frontline of the emerging crisis, Ericsson engineers there worked tirelessly to deliver critical communications and infrastructure across the province. Here are a few of their stories. Across the Hubei province in China, Ericsson teams were called on in early January 2020 to help respond to the emerging corona crisis. On top of their regular responsibilities, the Ericsson Hubei team was also a member of the Wuhan Epidemic Prevention and Emergency Response Working Group that was deployed…

Cloudia Brings Next-generation Procure-to-Pay Solution to Middle East and Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– Finnish eProcurement service provider Cloudia today announced an exclusive agreement with BuyerQuest to add their Procure-to-Pay (P2P) solution to the Cloudia product portfolio in the Middle East and Africa regions. Described as a next-generation Amazon-style solution, bringing the B2C eCommerce shopping experience to B2B Enterprise Procurement, BuyerQuest’s big selling point is user-friendliness. The company’s usability has been ranked number one by Gartner in peer assessment surveys across the industry. These kinds of endorsements have attracted big-name global brands to BuyerQuest’s list of clientele, among…

Dubai Customs gives away half million dirhams in prizes during 3rd UAE Customs Week

Dubai – 24 Jan 2020: Dubai Customs, represented by Client Happiness Department, announced the prizes which will be given away to lucky participants in its events and activities for the 3rd UAE Customs Week, which is organized in conjunction with the International Customs Week. With the theme ‘Dubai Customs: Driving Sustainability’, the 3rd UAE Customs Week kicks off on Sunday 26th January with 216 prizes, worth Dh500,000 to be drawn by participants from different segments of society during the week (26-30 January). The events will take place in all the…