We recently spoke with Housing Technology about the introduction of universal credit and the pressure this could potentially place on Housing Associations, while analysing possible resolutions.
eProcurement technology is already helping many housing providers streamline their financial and purchasing processes to give a clear view of cash flow and organisational spend. In recent years both Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) and Source-to-Pay (S2P) have become increasingly accessible for housing associations as cloud computing has helped improve accessibility to it and lowered costs. But as Universal Credit begins its staged rollout throughout the UK, rent arrears look set to become a challenging reality for social housing providers and P2P and S2P software may hold the key to reducing risk in these uncertain times. Read More
Kevin Wing, Group Purchasing Manager at Calor Gas speaks to Supply Management about the implementation of Wax Digital web3 P2P revealing how the new software will introduce a cultural change into the business, while rationalising suppliers and substantially cutting costs.
After joining the procurement team at Calor just two years ago, Kevin initiated a procurement transformation, with his priority to introduce eProcurement to the organisation to help control its £150 million annual spend. Read More
As a software company we aim to put innovation at the forefront of our Source-to-Pay and Purchase-to-Pay solutions, so we’re always keen to support others in their own pursuit of being more creative in their field. That’s why at Wax Digital we’ve chosen to support the Contacting The World Festival (CTW), organised by Contact Theatre, Manchester.
CTW is all about bringing young people from around the world to Manchester in order to make amazing and innovative theatre happen. So, in July 100 young theatre makers from India, Iran, Jamaica and the UK will descend on the city for week-long artistic celebration. Read More
Calor Gas Ltd is implementing Wax Digital web3 P2P (Purchase to Pay) to improve the management of its multi-million pound annual spend and drive further efficiency savings within its transport fleet and specialist field service engineering divisions.
Tasked with building a new procurement function from the ground up, Kevin Wing, Group Purchasing Manager at Calor identified the need for a specialist eProcurement solution as being critical to help the company optimise its spend control. Calor also wanted to negotiate more favourable terms with its suppliers to reduce inventory level costs and reinvest these savings into the wider business. Read More
In an exclusive blog for The Guardian Small Business Network, Wax Digital’s Daniel Ball discusses the potential for SME’s to utilise R&D to get ahead of the game.
By all accounts George Osborne’s Budget for “makers, doers and savers” should encourage British SMEs to look at research & development opportunities to get ahead. Read More
Wax Digital has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud 5 Framework by Crown Commercial Service, the Government’s cloud-services procurement framework.
Public sector organisations can now turn to Wax Digital web3 for eSourcing, Contract Management, Purchase to Pay and Source to Pay via CloudStore, the online marketplace for the G-Cloud framework. Read More
Technology trends like wearable tech and the Internet of Things are making waves, but how does this impact procurement professionals? Daniel Ball, Director at Wax Digital takes a purchasing focused look at the next big trends.
Procurement professionals have become drivers and passionate adopters of new technologies. Where sourcing a new product, raising a requisition and negotiating with a supplier was once a laborious process, eSourcing and purchase to pay solutions have enabled procurement teams to accelerate and manage the buying cycle by automating administrative tasks. This frees up both their own time and that of their colleagues in other departments to concentrate on the increasingly thought-intensive and strategic roles being demanded of them.
Wax Digital client, leading health and social care charity Turning Point discuss with Supply Management the work it is doing to change the approach to buying in the organisation.
In an interview with both the CFO and the Procurement and Facilities Manager, they reveal how Wax Digital web3 technology is supporting their challenge to change the mindset of the business.
Wax Digital’s Daniel Ball and independent procurement consultant John Martin speak to The Manufacturer in this final blog installment on supplier risk.
Effective supplier risk management requires a data and detail driven approach flowing through both your analysis of suppliers as well as day-to-day processes. Technology has a key role to play in this, alongside maintaining valuable dialogue and relationships with suppliers. Read More