In the procurement and supply chain management space, there is no shortage of talented, well-informed, and passionate bloggers and podcasters who discuss and write about practically every topic imaginable. These selected blogs and podcasts will help you stay both entertained and informed in 2021.
Art of Procurement was created to help procurement professionals challenge the status quo. You can listen and read the popular podcasts and informative blog. Philip Ideson and Kelly Barner comprise the Leadership Team.
Published by ProcurementIQ, a division of IBISWorld, this blog is a resource center that covers the latest news, trends, tools, and practices to help procurement professionals excel across all stages of the procurement process.
As the Founder and Chief Editor of the Procurement Insights blog, Jon Hansen delivers unique and meaningful insights into the procurement world through a variety of mediums including radio and television.
Here you can access free to view research and insights created by Procurement Leaders and guest writers. Procurement Leaders focuses on executive-level procurement, sourcing, and supply management professionals.
Spend Matters is a highly respected and popular blog that was launched in November 2004, making it the first blog and social media site in the procurement and supply chain sector. Today, they are a prolific publisher of research and analysis offerings.
Part of a series of ‘Dive’ sites, including BioPharma Dive, Construction Dive, Marketing Dive, and Utility Dive, Supply Chain Dive provides coverage of supply chain industry headlines as well as original opinion pieces.
This blog is written by Dr. Andreas Wieland, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Department of Operations Management, Copenhagen Business School and is intended for academics and managers.
Bob Ferrari, a supply chain technology executive, is the Founder and Editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog, which provides insights into key topics surrounding global supply chain business processes and technology.
Supply Chain Now podcasts bring experts, leaders, and practitioners together to share perspective and insight on the leading issues impacting the world of end-to-end supply chain management today. Scott W. Luton is Founder, CEO, & Host.
Robert Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at the NC State Poole College of Management established, in 2000, the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) and writes this blog.
Buyers Meeting Point (BMP) is home to two blogs: The Point is written by BMP’s Kelly Barner and a diverse group of guest contributors. MyPurchasingCenter was acquired by BMP in 2020 and now showcases their content archive.
This excellent blog provides industry news and category management expertise, with a focus on market intelligence, for strategic sourcing professionals. Launched in 2008, it is owned and operated by Source One, a Corcentric Company.
Vested Way, written predominantly by author, speaker, and consultant Kate Vitasek, is the blog associated with the Vested Outsourcing model, which illustrates how companies can radically change outsourcing relationships for optimal results.
Additional Professional Development Resources
For other professional development resources for procurement and supply chain management professionals, including publications, associations, and online communities, check out the Procurement Profession section – ProcureSearch.