In part 4 of the Source One video series, Kathleen Jordan completes the discussion on marketing and sourcing with a case study that demonstrates how sourcing can benefit from partnering with a consulting firm to address marketing’s needs.
In a letter to suppliers this week, Rick Hughes, Chief Procurement Officer at Procter & Gamble announced his retirement and his successor as Head of P&G Purchases. Effective February 1, 2014, Stewart Atkinson will be the new leader for P&G Global Purchases.
“We used to buy just what we need. Now, we are a critical value lever for the CEO.” So said Scott Murphy, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Officer at Dunkin’ Brands, during the luncheon keynote address at the 6th Annual Supply Chain Management Summit held recently at the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. - See more at: http://www.mypurchasingcenter.com/logistics/articles/supply-chain-management-puts-customer-first/#sthash.Q6R26L8f.dpuf
Procurement has come a long way from systems of record for purchase order creation and invoice payment to systems of differentiation facilitating sourcing, supplier evaluation and contract management activities.