Effective safety management still remains a significant challenge to many operators in the process industry. From our strategic safety reviews and independent process safety management (PSM) system audits, we continue to detect significant weaknesses in PSM performance that are unknown to the...
The last years the European automotive industry has faced an unprecedented downturn dramatically impacting sales volumes and profit margins both at OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and automotive retailers' level.
China has become one of the most important markets in the world for the automotive industry. Multinational companies have identified significant business opportunities but are they fully aware of the challenges and risks associated with the Chinese market?
Procurement excellence is increasingly becoming an important factor in delivering efficient operations within successful companies. On the surface, effectively measuring procurement performance is not rocket science.
Purchasing, as a rule, is not part of a bank or insurance company’s core business. As a result, financial services organisations often underestimate both the risks associated with purchasing and the advantages of managing suppliers and product groups in a systematic way.