Archive for November, 2016

Free Procurement Value Creation Workbook – Get Your Copy

Procurement has an incredible capability for creating value and can do so in many ways. Unfortunately, many senior executives – and, admittedly, even some procurement professionals – do not understand all of the ways that procurement can create value. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! In this workbook, you’ll learn 10 ways that procurement can create…

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Upcoming Webinar: Key Elements of Effective Negotiating

One of  the most significant and visible measures of a procurement professional’s success is the results which they get from supplier negotiations.   This presentation will provide an overview of the primary causes of negotiation failures, as well as the key elements of successful negotiation. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! The guest presenter, Ernest Gabbard, JD,…

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Nearshoring or Offshoring? Tips to choose the right strategy

Special thanks to Source One Management Services for this guest post Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! When cost savings is the main driver of a sourcing initiative, many consider looking at what is available abroad, in countries where both labor rates and material costs are known to be more competitive than in the US. Mexico,…

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Procurement History Was Made at the 2016 NLPA Conference!

After two wildly popular procurement conferences – 2013’s “Make Procurement Rock” and 2014’s “Where Procurement MVP’s Are Made” – the procurement world wondered what the Next Level Purchasing Association had up its sleeve next for 2016. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! The answer was yet another incredibly educational, enjoyable and historic event:  the 2016 NLPA…

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