Under the motto “Trends, Skills and new frontiers: from information to value creation”, was held at the Nova SBE, in Carcavelos, the 5th edition of “Procurement Conference”, the event dedicated to Purchase and Procurement professionals from the major companies.
Manvia was invited to share its experience and reality, represented at the round table “Procurement & Supply Chain: Maximize benefits and opportunities” by Sérgio Rodrigues, Infrastructure and logistics manager.
During the sharing of experiences Sérgio Rodrigues highlighted “the importance of people, in particular of the soft skills associated to the procurement function, such as emotional intelligence and empathy”. He also highlighted that “in the various activities associated to procurement we approach price and value, but we also have to consider cost, in particular in the product/service selection and decision making”.
The goal of the annual conference is to bring closer the various players and professionals of the sector, emphasize the projects and good practices, as well as knowing what is being made on the ground and finally, create multiple opportunities of knowledge sharing and reflection between the various links in this area.
In this edition, national and international speakers, with international views were on stage to approach subjects as important and current as sustainability, technology 4.0, challenges to solutions, actuality to future projections, at private and public level, among others.