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12 Trends that are Shaping the Future of Logistics

September 18, 2014 – Macro-economic changes and shifts in trade patterns have their impact on global supply chains

Why is eSourcing Adoption and Utilization Still So Low?

September 17, 2014 – it would be difficult to find a procurement executive that would argue a manual based sourcing process is better than utilizing an eSourcing tool

Why sourcing new technology may be more reward than risk

September 17, 2014 – Software can induce company-wide transformations, but only if it’s used in a meaningful way

How to get a clearer view of supplier risk with eSourcing

September 16, 2014 – As supply chains expand in global reach and complexity, we should consider how eSourcing software can help to keep a tight rein on a complex supply chain

Better use of technology will help emerging market supply chains

September 15, 2014 – Companies are not making the most of technology in emerging market supply chains according to research

Global sourcing and the importance of traceable manufacturing

September 12, 2014 – Traceability and tracking are two terms that are often used interchangeably

The CPO’s Challenge

September 11, 2014 – Unlocking indirect procurement savings is a core challenge for every CPO

Longer global supply chains damaging food safety

September 10, 2014 – Food security is being compromised by long global supply chains leading to “recall sprawl”

How to Prepare for a Procurement Job Interview

September 9, 2014 – It’s shocking how many candidates who are well qualified fail to get an offer because of lack of preparation or preparing in the wrong way

Global sourcing and the importance of traceable manufacturing

September 8, 2014 – It’s not uncommon for companies to send analysts and developers to factories unannounced to scrutinize manufacturing standards and practices