One of the outcomes of our applied research is the EIPM Journal of Supply Excellence, a publication that aims to stimulate critical thinking and share strategic knowledge on subjects of joint interest and current relevance. The journal is a unique platform that offers a different perspective on the field of Purchasing and Supply Management. Each edition of the journal features articles, interviews and other contributions from academic and professional experts in the field, providing readers with the latest research and insights. It is a valuable resource for anyone looking to stay current on the latest developments and trends in the industry.