Supply Management Employees
Modeling & Machine Learning In Use at Top Orgs
AI in Supply Management
The Advantages of Choosing Diverse Suppliers
A Shift In Post-Pandemic Travel Policies
Sustainability & Supplier Compliance
Supply Management's Efforts in Data Analytics
Of the companies we surveyed, the majority are utilizing descriptive analytics, which includes the use of dashboards for the exploration of KPIs and benchmarks. However, only 4% are diving into more mature levels of analysis including prescriptive analytics and automation.
Diversity has become a top priority for large companies in recent years, but supplier diversity managers represent a small fraction of total supply management employees.
Companies' Carbon Footprint & GHG Emissions
Organizations are realizing the importance of reducing GHG emissions and taking action. Of the 69% of companies that made a public commitment to reduce their GHG emissions, almost half (47%) committed to be net carbon neutral.
SM & Corporate ESG Objectives
ESG efforts have taken the main stage as companies seek to improve or fortify their economic, environmental, and social sustainability practices. At 63% of the companies we surveyed, the procurement group is already actively involved in these efforts, at least at a moderate level.