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Procurement seems to be a big topic at the moment. And industry site Spend Matters is wondering whether increasingly loud discussions are worrying or not. This post is a partly a response to a recent Loadstar article in which it argues that the moans of one freight forwarder shouldn’t be of too much concern – although we only used one quote, we had several to choose from and it is something we are starting to hear increasingly frequently. (And if you have any comments on procurement departments, please email us.)