Friday 28 March 2014

A Brief Wander Through the History of Procurement

By Sarah Clarke

We've been slaving away this afternoon in the BravoSolution offices thinking about the history of procurement and some of the defining moments that made our industry into what it is today. We've come up with this timeline. We've even prepped a little quiz to test your procurement smarts, which we'll be publishing next week.  Sign up here and we'll let you know when the quiz goes live.

In the meantime, here's our top seven defining moments.  Which ones do you think we've missed?


  1. Apologies for lowering the tone but if you believe what is claimed to be the oldest profession in the world, surely Procurement must be the second oldest!

  2. Is the 'oldest' not also procurement ?