Benjamin Moore is a new supplier to Grainger, says John Vanderpool, Director, New Business Development. He talks about the company's green products and how they help customers solve some of their toughest challenges.
Businesses that adopt a global procurement mindset look for ways to streamline purchasing of materials, technologies, and resources, as well as negotiate more competitive deals and financial arrangements. But increasingly, global procurement is being seen as an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen working relationships across different divisions of the company and apply this collective wisdom to drive performance and sales.
tripBAM, a hotel shopping service that provides travelers with room rates at a set or cluster of preferred hotels, can help find lower prices for travelers 80% of the time. Savings are about 40% to 50% off rates travelers receive from their travel management company (TMC) or hotel when they book their rooms.
ISM-Greater Boston members who took their lunch hour together online recently got the opportunity to share knowledge and experience of implementing and using purchasing card programs. Agreeing that it was an hour well spent, these leaders in procurement and supply management went back to their jobs with some valuable information and new connections--the group plans to continue the conversation on pcards through regular communication by email.