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Supply Management Talent Shortage

The majority of companies are reporting a supply management talent shortage in recruiting.

How do companies measure training effectiveness?

52% of the organizations CAPS surveyed measure the effectiveness of their supply management training. Does yours?

IS SM training in your budget?

Most organizations realize the importance of supply management training in their groups and budget accordingly. How much does your organization budget per employee?

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?

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?

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.

SM's growing influence

Managed or sourceable spend is increasingly being managed by supply management and procurement groups. This growing influence results in a more strategic approach, increased savings, and greater protection from supplier risk. On average, 85 percent of spend for all companies, regardless of sector, is managed. How does your company compare? Source: The Metrics of Supply Management (Cross-Industry) Report, CAPS Research, July 2018. ...

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Supply management professionals from member and non-member companies can participate in benchmarking surveys and get metric reports in return.