Deb Oler, Vice President and General Manager, Grainger Brand, talks to My Purchasing Center about inventory management and the company's vending solutions, keeping facilities safe--and the gnarly products MRO procurement teams bring to the branches.
In a presentation to supply chain graduate students at Rutgers University, Lindsey Fandozzi, Director, Supply Chain at Source One Management Services, describes challenges procurement faces when sourcing indirect spend categories. Using a case study of Apple as illustration, she shares key points with My Purchasing Center.
What's happening on the show floor at the ISM conference? My Purchasing Center interviews Adam Stewart of exhibitor SciQuest on the company's source-to-settle solution and its new user interface. He calls it "simple and sleek".
The Hackett Group's Chris Sawchuk sits with My Purchasing Center to discuss procurement's evolving value amid uncertainty, new priorities (contributing to innovation and revenue generation) and outsourcing to build new capabilities.