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Andres Kuuse

Andres Kuuse
I am a co-founder and the Customer Support representative at DeltaBid. I’m passionate about creating an easy to use tool that helps procurement and e-sourcing people do their job better. Just as SalesForce revolutionized sales development, we will revolutionize procurement.
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How to Set Up a Best-in-Class Procurement Department

December 20, 2017 by Andres Kuuse

If you’re looking to set up a procurement department for a newly established business, take a look at the steps below. The same steps can also be used to restructure existing procurement processes to add value to your business practices.

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How Efficient Supplier Selection Can Improve Your Procurement Process

October 11, 2017 by Andres Kuuse

Supplier selection is an important step in your procurement process. In fact, a survey of procurement professionals found supplier selection to be one of the top three challenges facing those who said suppliers were their number one challenge. However, when handled carefully, supplier selection...

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Managing Supplier Relationships from Bidding to Execution

April 05, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

A strong buyer-supplier relationship is at the heart of every successful procurement process. Therefore, it’s important to consider each communication point from bidding to execution as an opportunity to forge a connection with suppliers. Are you taking advantage of every possible opportunity to...

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Use Multi-Round Bidding to Get Better Quotes  [Product Update]

March 30, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

DeltaBid has just released multi-round bidding. It makes it easy to run multiple rounds of RFPs, RFQs or even reverse auctions to make sure you get the best bids possible from the market.

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E-sourcing is the Key to Reducing Risk in the Procurement Process

March 22, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

Product design, R&D, IT, marketing, logistics providers, suppliers… the list can go on. In one way or another, Procurement touches them all. As a function spanning multiple activities and communication points, there are many opportunities for risk to enter the procurement process.

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How Sealed Bids Affect RFQ Management and Supplier Selection

March 15, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

The sealed bidding process generally works best for RFQs, when your team knows precisely what it needs and plans to make the decision based solely on price. While traditionally required for some government procurement entities in order to prevent fraud or corruption, sealed bidding may also be...

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Pros & Cons: 3 Different Methods for Managing the Procurement Process

March 08, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

Traditionally procurement professionals have relied on two main tools, both with and without ERP, for managing the procurement process: email and Excel. However, with the advent of affordable SaaS solutions, more modern methods are now available to SMBs and small procurement departments with...

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How Organizational Goals Translate into Strategic Procurement Goals

March 03, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

Towards the end of every fiscal year, the leadership team evaluates the past year and plans for the fiscal year ahead. This planning translates into a clear set of organizational goals. Each department is then expected to help move the organization closer to meeting these goals. In the past,...

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5 Consequences of Not Adhering to the Procurement Management Plan

February 18, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

A procurement management plan, or a procurement policy, guides your purchasing team’s actions and decisions, while communicating intent and process to stakeholders. It’s the framework which dictates how the procurement team operates. Many organizations establish a procurement policy as a...

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6 Ways Improving Your Procurement Process Adds Organizational Value

February 08, 2016 by Andres Kuuse

As a process that touches every organizational department and directly impacts revenue, the role procurement plays in an organization is crucial. That’s why it’s important to keep the procurement process running smoothly by regularly reviewing what’s working well and what may need some...

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