Sustainability Growing in Importance for Buyers within Smaller Businesses

Thanks to an interesting article we found by Nancy Clinton at Spend Matters UK detailing some of the findings from a report by Ecovadis titled 2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer: From Compliance to Perfomance, we’ve discovered that it’s clear buyers and procurement managers at smaller organisations across the globe are taking sustainability much more seriously.

Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain Management

How you conduct your supply chain management will have a ripple effect through your entire business, both positively and negatively.

This is a helpful article we found on some key areas you should focus on to streamline and improve your overall supply chain function.


What makes a great Purchasing & Procurement Professional?

As somebody who has worked his entire career on the other side of the table, knocking on doors and cold-calling in the hope people with buying power would spend money with me, in my early years I often thought how great it would be to just spend, instead of continually trying to justify and convince others to spend with me.

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Brexit – Is it an opportunity for the Procurement Sector?

With Brexit looming on the horizon, is the forecast gloomy, or are chinks of sunshine bursting through to herald a new dawn for UK business? And what will the outlook be for those of us involved in the Buying and Procurement sector?

Sales & Supply Chain Recruitment

Zero Surplus is a specialist recruiter for Sales & Supply Chain, our focus is on recruiting commercial positions that have a direct effect on the profit and loss of a business. Key areas we cover are Sales & Business DevelopmentSupply ChainProcurement,
Buying & MerchandisingPurchasing and Account Management.

Employers use us, as we can identify commercial mindsets, and bring candidates to the table that are articulate, intelligent and ambitious, with strong negotiation and communications skills.

Candidates come to us as we offer help and guidance on what to expect in interviews for specialist roles, giving them the best chance of finding a job they love.

We’re a commercial recruiter, focused on the critical positions for making a business profitable. So if you need to recruit Candidates with a strong mix of commercial attributes, please contact our recruitment team on 01223 868 649.