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MRO Made Simple: 3 Ways to Quickly Reduce Costs

Special thanks to Source One, a Corcentric company for this guest post. Every distribution center has materials and services used to maintain, repair, or operate their facilities, machinery, or equipment. These items are typically referred to as MRO products (Maintenance, Repair & Operations). This broad category of products includes items like repair components, lubricants, lighting fixtures, safety supplies, janitorial products and other consumables…

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Gain Procurement Excellence Through Supplier Relationship Management

Special thanks to Source One, a Corcentric company for this guest post. The role of the procurement function has changed and continues to evolve in today’s increasingly globalized and competitive market landscape. In the past, Procurement was responsible for the timely availability of products and services and accurately processing transactions. Through the implementation of category management and strategic sourcing initiatives, Procurement began rationalizing…

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The Evolution of the Cloud and Its Impact on Supply Chain

Special thanks to Source One Management Services for this guest post Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here!   Cloud computing continues to rise in popularity as cloud-based technologies play a critical role in businesses by creating new competitive advantages. To start off, what exactly is cloud computing? The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology describes…

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