When we think about cybersecurity, we picture hackers behind laptops breaking into large financial corporations or, recently, the 2016 US presidential election. When we think about Procurement,... Read More
Recent research published in APQC’s Supply Chain Management Priorities and Challenges report provides insights surrounding 2018 supply chain management priorities challenges, trends, Read More
A key performance indicator for the procurement process Read More
(This article is an extract from a kodiakrating.com article and is published courtesy of kodiakrating.com) The old leadership adage: ‘You’re only as good as your team’ truly applies when it comes to optimizing the innovation, supplier collaboration can cre… Read More
BravoSolution's Mark Farrell tells My Purchasing Center how his company's services can help supply management professionals assess supply chain risk.
My Purchasing Center talks to David Bush, CEO at Iasta, about ways procurement can tackle their challenges with managing data.
Economics drives the supply chain. This is more than aligning supply and demand. It is about how a global economy works and its impact on your company and your suppliers. Economics is not the “dismal science” as once maligned. It is at the root of everythi… Read More
Supply chain professionals must rethink their entire logistics strategies both eternally and internally with the emergence of robot trucks. Read More
Can you think of a organization with a truly global presence that is unaware of the value an effective procurement organization can add to its business model? Only the most backwards of business leaders have their heads in the sand when it comes to procure… Read More
Highways do not intimidate me. I’d much rather be in a line of trucks than just about with anyone else out on the interstate. But these days my highway reference point is shifting. Perhaps the chronic driver shortage has impacted the natural selection of d… Read More
Where should supply chain optimization begin? In this white paper, you'll discover ten ways to obtain greater transportation savings and which tasks are easiest to do for the fastest ROI.
Consolidating suppliers within specific supply markets is a proven strategy to concentrate buying power and reduce purchase prices. The activity can be taken further, though, especially within non-production (indirect) spending areas. By simplifying and automating interactions with preferred supplie…
A comprehensive study done by AT Kearney in late 2014 showed that 75 percent of procurement organizations have not improved their productivity since 2011. This seems hard to believe given procurement’s constant push for efficiency gains, declining commodity prices, and the rise of technology designe…
In the white paper, Winning Influence, the Roundtable examines topics critical to sourcing complex categories such as procurement model, internal communications, relationships with suppliers and performance metrics.