Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality specialty-grade coffees from over 15 countries around the world. As pioneer of the “Relationship Coffee Model,” it has championed the direct trade model and the creation of closer connections between farmers and consumers.
The Hackett Group’s World-Class Procurement Performance Advantage Research is based on an analysis of results from recent benchmarks, performance studies, and advisory and transformation engagements at hundreds of large global companies.
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According to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc., a key differentiator is the superior ability of world-class procurement organizations to gain a deep understanding of the needs of their business, react more quickly to changing requirements, and drive higher overall value and greater stakeholder satisfaction, the research found.
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