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Posted 03/19 · 08:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
Procurement organizations are clearly getting the message that they need to demonstrate their value, in the same way they've documented spend savings for nearly a decade.
Posted 03/19 · 07:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
Procurement leaders are expanding their priorities for 2014, moving beyond a historic emphasis on reducing purchase costs and adding focus on expanding and deepening the scope of spend influence as well as supporting supplier-led product innovation, according to 2014 Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted 03/18 · 08:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
While harsh winter weather remained an obstacle, retail sales in February saw gains, according to data released by the National Retail Federation and the United States Department of Commerce.
Posted 03/11 · 09:52 AM · SCMR Editorial
NRF anticipates a surge of activity in spring
Posted 03/05 · 04:45 PM · LM Editorial
A majority (57%) of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction is a higher priority than long-term growth in 2014, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives.
Posted 03/05 · 03:33 PM · SCMR Editorial
A majority (57%) of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) said short-term cost reduction is a higher priority than long-term growth in 2014, according to a new survey by Consero Group
Posted 02/27 · 09:40 AM · SCMR Editorial
Today’s corporate procurement function faces a wide array of serious challenges. Among the most vexing are those that relate to supplier risk—an area made particularly complex by an increasing reliance on suppliers in foreign lands.
Posted 02/24 · 10:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
This guest paper was co-authored by Manu Gopeendran, Senior Product Marketing Manager, MetricStream and Keri Dawson - Vice President of Industry Solutions and Advisory Services, MetricStream
Posted 02/10 · 11:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) released its 2014 Public Policy Agenda: Retailers Strengthening Communities.
Posted 01/14 · 04:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
Brooks Bentz, a partner in Accenture’s supply chain management practice says that intermodal shippers can shield themselves from unexpected rate hikes by negotiating contracts for a distribution network, rather than by picking lanes.