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dr. F.G.S. Vos (Frederik)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Dr. Frederik Vos (MSc, MSc, MSc) works as Assistant Professor in Public, Health & Industrial Procurement at the University of Twente and as Senior Consultant at the Public Procurement Research Center (PPRC) in the Netherlands. Also, he is part of the executive committee of the International Purchasing, Supply Education & Research Association (IPSERA), Vice President of the member council of the Dutch association of purchasing professionals (NEVI), Associate Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM) and chairman of the faculty council of BMS. His areas of expertise include supplier resource mobilisation, public & healthcare procurement, risk management and digitalisation.

Frederik holds a PhD and a Master in Business Administration (with highest distinction) from the Faculty of Management and Governance as well as a Master in Organizational Psychology and a Master of Corporate Communication from the Faculty of Behavioral Sciences of the University of Twente. He also worked in the past in the purchasing business intelligence department of the Volkswagen AG.

In addition to teaching, Frederik collaborates on various projects with international companies from the automotive, chemical and construction sectors. Furthermore, he does not only publish regularly in academic and practitioner magazines about current and future trends in procurement, but also acts as capacity builder and trainer for (public) organizations around the world.  

Feel free to contact him, especially if you have data analysis questions, as he has knowledge of extensive data analysis techniques for "big" and "small" data, such as structural equations modelling (SEM), Predictive modelling with PLS algorithms (PLSpredict), qualitative comparative analyses (QCA), polynomial regressions & surface analyses, contrast testing and Simultaneous equations model (e.g. 2SLS, 3SLS, SUR).

 

 

Additional Information:

Topics:
• Expert in resource mobilisation: supplier satisfaction and preferred customer strategies
• Smart Industry, Artificial Intelligence & Industry 4.0 researcher & trainer
• Data Analytics & business intelligence expert
• Health care procurement & value-driven purchasing
• Public Procurement & tendering researcher & expert
--> For all of my current projects see subsection "Projects" on my LinkedIn File

Activities:
• Coordinator of the Master of Purchasing and Supply Management
• Coordinator of Master & Bachelor theses in Purchasing and Supply Management
• Supervisor of 20+ (yearly) Bachelor & Master Projects
• Lecturer & tutor in 5+ courses (see below)

Past courses he taught:
- Purchasing and Supply Management (2 EC, BSc International Business)
- Strategic Sourcing (3 EC, BSc International Business)
- suPlay Game (2 EC, BSc International Business) (serious game lectures / tutorials)
- Fresh Connection Game (3 EC, BSc Industrial Management & BSc International Business)
- Sourcing (2 EC, BSc Industrial Management)
- Finance & Health Care Purchasing (5 EC, MSc Health Sciences)
- Seminar Purchasing (5 EC, MSc Business Administration)
- Purchasing Organization and Governance (5 EC, MSc Business Administration)

Expertise

Business & Economics
Buyer-Supplier Relations
Buyer-Supplier Relationships
Buyers
Competitive Rivalry
Early Supplier Involvement
Procurement
Relational Behaviors
Suppliers

Research

Topics:
• Expert in supplier satisfaction and preferred customer strategies
• Smart Industry, Artificial Intelligence & Industry 4.0 researcher & trainer
• Data Analytics & business intelligence expert
• Health care procurement & value-driven purchasing
• Public Procurement & tendering researcher & expert

Publications

Recent
Arentsen, J. , Vos, F. G. S., Suurmond, R. , & Delke, V. (2022). Early Supplier Involvement in Public IT Procurement. Paper presented at IPSERA 2022, Jönköping, Sweden.
Snijders, M. , Belotti Pedroso, C. , Vos, F. G. S. , & Delke, V. (2022). A purchasing process maturity model: P2P and contract management maturity assessment of the Dutch municipalities. Paper presented at IPSERA 2022, Jönköping, Sweden.
Arentsen, J. , & Vos, F. G. S. (2021). Marktconsultatie leidt tot betere ICT-aanbesteding. Deal!, 2021(4), 40-43.
Tip, B. , Vos, F. , Peters, E. , & Delke, V. (2021). A Kraljic and Competitive Rivalry Perspective on Hospital Procurement During a Pandemic (Covid-19): A Dutch Case Study. Paper presented at 30th Annual IPSERA Conference 2021, Knoxville, United States.
Knight, L. , Vos, F. G. S., & Meehan, J. (2021). New procurement directions in supply chain management. In E. Sweeney, & D. Waters (Eds.), Global Logistics: New Directions in Supply Chain Management (8 ed.). Kogan Page.
Henn, A. , Vos, F. , & Schiele, H. (2019). Corporate culture and its impact on supplier satisfaction: Is good relational behaviour always relevant in buyer-supplier relations? In Art and Science of Procurement, Milan, April 14th-17th, 2019: Book of Abstracts (pp. 14-14). Politecnico di Milano.

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Education

 

Activities:
• Coordinator of the Master of Purchasing and Supply Management
• Coordinator of Master & Bachelor theses in Purchasing and Supply Management
• Supervisor of 20+ (yearly) Bachelor & Master Projects
• Lecturer & tutor in 5+ courses (see below)

Past Courses:
- Purchasing and Supply Management (2 EC, BSc International Business)
- Strategic Sourcing (3 EC, BSc International Business)
- suPlay Game (2 EC, BSc International Business) (serious game lectures / tutorials)
- Fresh Connection Game (3 EC, BSc Industrial Management & BSc International Business)
- Sourcing (2 EC, BSc Industrial Management)
- Finance & Health Care Purchasing (5 EC, MSc Health Sciences)
- Seminar Purchasing (5 EC, MSc Business Administration)

- Purchasing Organization and Governance (5 EC, MSc Business Administration)


Affiliated Study Programmes

Bachelor

Master

Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.
 

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Projects

  • Covid 19 and its impact on purchasing

May 2020 – Present

  • Public Procurement Contracting: How to improve the contracting process?

May 2020 – Present

  • Supplier Satisfaction & tender attractiveness in public procurement - a case study of fire departments in the Twente region

May 2020 – Present

  • Health procurement & Covid 19 - From the perspective of purchasing consultants & hospital purchasers

Apr 2020 – Present

  • Analyzing Purchasing Strategy implementation in small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs)

Feb 2020 – Present

  • Roadmapping of technology and strategy implementation of health technology

Feb 2020 – Present

  • Social Care procurement in the Netherlands, combining client, provider & municipal-purchasing viewpoints

Feb 2020 – Present

  • Creating a framework for early supplier involvement in public procurement

Jan 2020 – Present

  • How to implement Block Chain in the pork supply chain - a case study

Jan 2020 – Present

  • I4.0 & purchasing process: Where in purchasing process do solutions exist?

Jan 2020 – Present

  • Smart industry 4.0 and its impact on the future of the purchasing function

Jan 2020 – Present

  • Process mining: Creating an assessment framework to assess client's readiness for process mining initiatives

Dec 2019 – Present

  • Health outsourcing: How to convince doctors in hospitals of the merits of collaboration with procurement

Nov 2019 – Present

  • Health Care Procurement: Assessing Cost Savings of Value based procurement

Oct 2019 – Present

  • Perception difference in buyer-supplier relatiosnhips - why do we perceive things differently?

Oct 2019 – Present

  • Assessing the maturity of e-ordering and e-contracting at Dutch municipalities

Sep 2019 – Present

  • Public Health: Analyzing the difference in Quality of Care between Hospitals

Sep 2019 – Present

 

Media

When you would like to know more about me and my work at the University of Twente, take a look at this short (2:28 min) video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCm60pZX6uM  

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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