How does your procurement chain impact your profitability?

How does your procurement chain impact your profitability?

A well-managed procurement chain is the key that gives your business the means to achieve its goals. Procurement management may still lie somewhat “under the radar” in Québec, but it is a vital way to improve efficiency. Every dollar saved in procurement is an...
A decade crowned with success

A decade crowned with success

Behind J2’s remarkable success stands a tightly knit team. Since its creation in 2008, the company has used its vast expertise in supply-chain optimization to create added value for Québec companies. Combining a creative spark and innovative ideas with a...
Reduce costs by optimizing purchasing: it’s a no-brainer!

Reduce costs by optimizing purchasing: it’s a no-brainer!

Regardless of the wider economic context—downturn or recovery—any business that is going through difficult times must take decisions to reduce costs and thus maximize its cash assets and cash on hand. Determining effective strategies rapidly is vital, and one of the...
Purchasing and company performance

Purchasing and company performance

Three indicators that prove that your company’s performance is directly linked to that of your procurement chain.  Many company directors will confess that they see their purchasing department as costly and inefficient—an obstacle on the road to successful...
Strategic purchases: are they as simple as all that?

Strategic purchases: are they as simple as all that?

3 habits to re-examine when evaluating your procurement chain’s “strategicness” In answer to the question, “Is your company’s purchasing department strategic?”, executives of many companies would tend to answer in the affirmative. But how certain can we be? Numerous...
4 tips for making best use of your procurement chain!

4 tips for making best use of your procurement chain!

Is there an untapped source of strength lying dormant inside your organization? People don’t always realize that the purchasing department can have a significant effect on revenue. Surprisingly, it may be managing up to 50% of your company’s sales figure! All too...