Market Reports  

These articles are written by members of the Jigsaw TM team and have been designed to highlight topics of debate within the industry and how they may affect you as a candidate or potential employer within this space.

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Market Reports

There are 110 articles

Market Update - July 2021 - 30/06/2021
This month we give our usual summary on the market across procurement and supply chain and delve deep into Negotiation, following on from last month’s report re Category Management. We explore the relationship between cost, price and value, stakeholder execution, and include a complete case study for a strategic negotiation utilising all the criteria explored. Our commodity of the month is Heavy Mineral Sands

Market Update - June 2021 - 02/06/2021
This month Jigsaw’s report focuses on procurement structures, it's positioning in the wider business, category management – what should it be doing and how should it be implemented and our material of the month is plastic. We also highlight the current talent shortage and the difference between primary and secondary economies. We hope you enjoy and as always, we welcome your support.

Market Update 2021 - 05/05/2021
A market update on the economy, supply chain finance and an overview on steel.

Market Update - April 2021 - 13/04/2021
Jigsaw follows on from March's report re-evaluating your Procurement Career and explores MMT (Modern Monetary Theory). The commodity for the month is Zinc.

Market Update - March 2021 - 01/03/2021
In this month’s report, we explore the forces that are creating discontent within the sector and attempt to provide some constructive inputs to help procurement professionals evaluate their next steps, whether that be within or outside of the procurement vertical.

Market Update - February 2021 - 04/02/2021
Inflation Nation - The Rise of the Commodity
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