Procurement professionals got vital supplies to Haiti for the clean up after the hurricane
Procurement professionals got vital supplies to Haiti for the clean up after the hurricane

12 reasons why procurement is the best job in the world

Rebecca Ellinor Tyler is former editor of Supply Management
25 November 2016

Have you ever been to a party and tried to explain what it is you actually do? Procurement isn’t known for talking about its scope, successes, achievements and impact – but it should. Fear not, Supply Management is here to help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top reasons why procurement could just be the best job in the world.

1. You save lives

Everyone would like to feel their work can make a serious difference to the world. Doctors are not the only profession possessed with the power to save and change lives.

Efforts made by supply chain professionals have had a real impact on areas such as hurricane-hit Haiti, where people were left starving and homeless. The UK has committed up to £5m...

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