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.
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.
Top Benefits for New Hires
Potential entry-level and mid-level hires identify salary and rotational programs as the most attractive benefits.
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?