Businesses have gone above and beyond to secure supply in the first half of 2022.
After transportation delays, worker constraints and global uncertainty led to supplier slowdowns, many companies had to rethink their buying patterns. Some expanded their sourcing pool, while others inked long-term agreements with vendors to jointly add capacity. One business even sent its own workers to a supplier factory to speed up deliveries.
We’ve rounded up some of our most popular procurement stories of H1. Take a look to see how businesses have worked to lessen the impact of higher costs, longer lead times and a lack of raw materials.