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Strategic Cost Reduction for Supply Chain Success

Strategic Cost Reduction for Supply Chain Success – Reduce Spend, Risks & Cost The are many avenues to realizing cost reduction, including the traditional areas of price, delivery, quality, warranty, and payment terms. In this blog, we will explore many other avenues for cost reduction realization. We will examine the methodology and benefits of a big picture, strategic systems thinking…

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Supply Chain Social Responsibility Laws: Which Apply To You?

I hope that you have enjoyed the article, “A 12-Point Supplier Responsibility Checklist.”  In the article, I referenced two supply chain social responsibility-related laws:  the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.  If you are just starting a supply chain social responsibility program, one of the first things you need to do is to figure which of…

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A Crisis In The Beer Supply Chain

I came across a fascinating article on entitled “How To Get Beer Across The Border.” This article features an interview with Dan Sullivan, the CFO/COO of Heineken USA. The interview probes a recent “crisis” in Heineken’s beer supply chain. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! This crisis came about due to the ever increasing popularity…

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