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CAPS News - 15 November 2023

Read about: The CAPS Executive Summit, Supplier Insurance, MRO, Procurement tools, Imports, Innovation case study

CAPS Executive Summit: The Evolution of Supply Chain Models

Many bases were covered at the CAPS Executive Summit in October, including all aspects of supply management, particularly when conveying the function’s indispensability to company executives and other stakeholders.

CAPS Webinar Recap: Just in Time (JIT) Viability Amid Disruption – Does It Exist?

Learn the findings of a recent CAPS Research webinar, identifying the key elements needed to achieve Just in Time (JIT) efficiency and resiliency amid supply chain disruptions.

Reasons Employees Leave

Quick Poll results reveal the top 3 reasons supply management employees voluntarily left an organization were because of limited career growth opportunities, non-competitive compensation, and personal/family reasons.

CAPS News - 01 November 2023

Read about: CAPS Founder Harold E. Fearon, Member Webinar- Best Practices in Forming Centers of Excellence, Metrics of Supply Chain, AI in the Supply Chain, Network Design in Logistics

Third-Party Risk Transparency and Visibility

An executive overview of recent research about Third Party Risk Transparency and Visibility. 

Learn more about the research to understand the processes and technologies being used to map the sub-tiers of the supply chain, how to spot and identify financial or operational distress, how to isolate risk in the sub-tier and more.

Supply Management ROI

Supply management ROI is a simple way to communicate the value your supply management group delivers to stakeholders. In 2022, every US$1 invested in supply management returned $7.05, an average of all companies’ ROI using reduction + avoidance savings.

CAPS News - 18 October 2023

Read about: Third Party Risk, Technology Solutions, Recession, Optimize Supply Chains, AI and Data Centers

Top Procurement Software

Based on a recent CAPS Research survey, the top 5 software solutions being used for sourcing and procurement are SAP Ariba, Salesforce, In-house tools, Coupa BSM, and Microsoft Azure.

Overseas Sourcing and Business Case Considerations

A business case is made for both domestic and overseas sourcing with the primary factor related to market dynamics and customer demand.