Purchase / Credit Cards

A purchasing card (also abbreviated as PCard or P-Card) is a form of company charge card that allows goods and services to be procured without using a traditional purchasing process.

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PRGX Global and the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Announce New Release of CIPS Sustainability Index

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Since September 2016, all CSI-rated suppliers have provided additional data to support newly- introduced theme reports.

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PZU Group awarded CIPS Corporate Certification Standard – Demonstrating Best Practice and Commitment to Procurement Standards

Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

CIPS has awarded PZU Group procurement division with the globally-recognised procurement certification after demonstrating their commitment to improving policies and procedures in procurement and supply...

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CIPS Membership Review 2017

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

The survey itself has been developed with the help of volunteer members to ensure that CIPS asks the right questions and better understands what matters to its key stakeholders.

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Your thoughts appreciated - resilience in supply chains

Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

However, many organisations now talk about resilience, and CIPS would like to know your understanding of what this means to you and your organisation.

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UK services posts further solid rise in output

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The rate of job creation picked up from December’s five-month low in January, and was strong overall.

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Business finance - what buyers need to know


Thursday 26 October 2017


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Related concepts

Purchasing Cards (P-Cards)

On the public administration level ,organisations successfully utilise P-Cards in order to better manage, control and reduce administrative costs with success (Chandrashekari and...

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Business Case for P-cards

Purchasing cards are much more than just corporate charge cards and they can be used as official P2P vehicles for a wide range of categories for sourcing direct as well as through online...

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Purchasing Cards

Corporate procurement cards have been developed as a mechanism for streamlining the clerical processing of low value transactions.

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