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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.
Posted 01/13 · 05:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
Optimism appears to be the operative term in describing growth prospects at U.S.-based retail container ports in 2014, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/18 · 11:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
Like other strategic functions in the enterprise, procurement’s role continues to evolve, and procurement leaders and organizations are now tasked with increasing responsibilities from addressing more complex spend categories to taking a more active role in managing risk and compliance.
Posted 10/18 · 11:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Food and beverage producers expect growth during next 12 months
Posted 10/08 · 09:41 AM · SCMR Editorial
National Retail Federation is not alarmed...yet.