Supply Management Integration into Demand Management offers a look into how supply management can be integrated effectively with demand management, with case studies and examples to help you adapt some of these practices to your business.
CAPS News - June 2020
In this month's CAPS News, we welcome new leadership and share new metrics on supplier assessment tools and on outsourcing supply management activities.
Business Partner Engagement
Aligning and integrating with the business can help supply management leaders drive value for their companies, especially at a strategic level.
Future Implications and Current Challenges of Coronavirus
Supply management must take action to mitigate risks resulting from Coronavirus, and plan for post-pandemic operations. We surveyed 115 major corporations to learn more about the actions they are taking and how they plan to move forward.
Taking Action to Balance Finances
Companies are tightening the purse strings in response to the pandemic and world events, with 75% restricting discretionary spending.
The Profile of an Ideal Category Manager
In a recent CAPS research report, 33% of companies said it's challenging to find the right talent. These are the skills and capabilities they think are important for a category manager.
Assessing supplier financial health
Whether you are vetting and onboarding new suppliers, creating a category strategy, or assessing supplier financial health, there are a number of ways to collect important information.
SM After the Pandemic
10% of all companies are executing post-pandemic plans while 81% are still in various stages of active planning
Pandemic and Personnel
53% of companies surveyed are implementing a hiring freeze due to the pandemic.