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Welcome to the CAPS Blog featuring all the most recent CAPS releases, newsletters, infographics, and more. 

CAPS News - April 2019

We're keeping the newsletter short and sweet, keeping most videos under three minutes, and sending out CAPS Stats and member-only emails separately. The latest, greatest CAPS news here!

Do you provide supply management training?

Many companies consider it essential to provide supply management training to new supply management employees. Do you provide supply management training?

Counterfeiting in the SC

Counterfeiting affects every industry. How susceptible are you to counterfeiting in your supply chain?

Counterfeiting in the Supply Chain

The problem of counterfeiting in the supply chain continues to plague companies in every industry. In order to combat counterfeiting, a multilayered strategy that adopts multiple approaches and engages the entire organization is needed. This research investigates counterfeiting’s global growth and provides detailed recommendations to address the issue. It delves into strategies ranging from tracking technologies to working with government agencies in an effort to stem the growing challenge of counterfeiting throughout the supply chain.

CAPS News - March 2019

Coming out of our annual spring event, CAPS brings you lessons-learned from senior leaders and vision for the future of supply management.

What do you shop for in your digital catalogs?

Of the companies we surveyed, 37% use ERP-hosted catalogs. Additional maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) items from the survey included laboratory supplies and equipment, facilities services, and temp/contingent labor.

Digitization of Your Catalogs

Of the supply management organizations we surveyed, 77% use at least some form of digital catalog. Have you digitized?

CAPS News - February 2019

CAPS constantly looking for ways to stay better connected to you, support you in your practice, and advance supply management - the latest here.

Growing importance in supplier assessments

Supplier assessments and audits are an effective way to measure your suppliers' alignment with your organization’s supply management priorities. 

What is your Supply Management ROI?

Supply management return on investment (ROI) is a simple and powerful way to demonstrate the value of the function.