Logistics Purchasing Articles

Guidance for Addressing the New Talent Acquisition Challenge

Maris Listello

The US Labor Department reported in March of this year that there were 6.6 million job openings, a record high. Although most of us applaud these numbers Read More

Millennials in Supply Chain Management Seek Advancement and Development Opportunities

Maris Listello

Millennials working in the supply chain management field don’t fit the mold that the older generation assumes for them. APQC’s recent study Read More

Are Blockchain and Procurement a Good Match?

Maris Listello

Among the dizzying array of new technologies that are reshaping business today, blockchain is among the most mysterious and intriguing. The theory behind blockchain... Read More

Four Essential Levers to Realize Post-Merger Procurement Synergy

Maris Listello

The cost and revenue synergies from any M&A activities are always derived from multiple pockets. Companies do plan meticulously to achieve the savings from all departments such as operations, procurement, sales and marketing, general and administrative etc… Read More

Total Cost of the Procurement Process Group: A Key Performance Indicator

Maris Listello

Procurement has made strides in moving from a back office spend center to becoming a strategic business partner by driving process improvements, cost savings, and enhanced customer and supplier relationships. Read More

ProcureCon Marketing 2018 Highlights Strategies for Managing Disruptive Change

Maris Listello

Need to get updated on the latest trends, issues and solutions surrounding procurement and sourcing of marketing resources? November 12th – 14th is your chance. Read More

Procurement & Cybersecurity: Best Practices to Safeguard Your Organization

Maris Listello

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

How Digitization is Impacting the Evolving CFO / CPO Relationship

Maris Listello

The history of interaction between the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has, until now, been fairly predictable. The relationship can be Read More

New Research Highlights 2018 Supply Chain Management Priorities

Maris Listello

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

Is Procurement’s Fear of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Justified?

Maris Listello

Advancements in software and artificial intelligence have expanded both the number of activities that can be automated and the degree to which automation of tasks is possible. According to a 2017 McKinsey study, Read More

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