Cost savings is a powerful KPI for demonstrating the value of your supply management group.
China’s investment in and ownership of the high-tech supply chain
The Chinese government is positioning the country as the next global power through incentives, infrastructure, investment, and a move toward independence, but in so doing, is China irreparably damaging its relationship with global partners?
Managed Spend/Category Employee
When strategic employees on category management teams are managing increasing amounts of spend, it brings a more formal process and due diligence. This enables the organization to be more strategic, bottom-line friendly, and better protected from supplier risk.
Business Partner Engagement
Is your supply management group effectively engaging internal business partners? The most popular method companies are using is conducting category reviews.
CAPS News - July 2019
The theme for CAPS events this year is "Creating Value in Turbulent Times" - also the topic of our new China-focused whitepaper. This and more exciting launches in CAPS News.
China's control of the world's exotic minerals
Chinese leaders are actively repositioning the country from a manufacturing hub to a global power. Is your supply chain strategically safeguarded for the future of business with China?
Approach to Category Management
While most companies apply category management to direct and indirect goods/services, far fewer apply it to only direct or only indirect.
Emerging Technologies in Supply Management
New transformative and potentially disruptive technologies promise large companies faster, cheaper, and more effective procurement and supply management processes. We analyzed 11 emerging technologies to help supply management leaders to decide whether, when, and how to implement new solutions.