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Don’t Wait For A Tsunami To Combat Supplier Risk

August 21, 2014 – Companies today look for geographical presence and spread of their key suppliers to ensure business continuity

Want more women in the C-suite? Start with supply chain

August 21, 2014 – Just 5% of top-level supply chain positions at Fortune 500 companies are filled by women, lagging behind figures in other senior executive roles

Spot the Difference Between SRM and SPM

August 20, 2014 – SPM is only a part of what’s needed to build a valuable and broad-based SRM strategy

Three Things Supply Chain Leaders Do Right

August 19, 2014 – A robust risk management capability is key to designing and operating supply chains

Top Performers in Procurement Achieve Cycle Time Efficiency

August 18, 2014 – One way to cut costs is by decreasing the cycle times associated with procuring materials and services

Procurement’s New Era: Driving Value through Strategic Category Management

In the past decade, the impact of procurement’s role within organizations has become increasingly profound. No longer is procurement considered a tactical arm of the enterprise whose key tasks are purchasing and brokering deals. We’ve entered a new era of category management where category managers are evolving as leaders and stakeholders are recognizing procurement for […]

Looking for New Pastures in Procurement and Supply Chain Jobs

August 15, 2014 – Procurement and supply chain jobs could be set to increase 63 percent

Global business travel spend to rise in 2015

August 14, 2014 – Global business travel spending is expected to increase by up to 6.9 percent this year, and 8.6 percent in 2015.

The Real Trend In Reshoring

August 13, 2014 – There certainly is a lot for CPOs to think about regarding offshoring and outsourcing

Global sourcing: Throw out the spreadsheets

August 12, 2014 – Scrutinizing thousands of global business connections is nearly impossible when trying to view the information on a spreadsheet