Enhancing Procurement Skills Through Online Training

Live online training is transforming how global purchasing teams enhance their expertise, offering a host of advantages that traditional face-to-face education methods cannot match:  Flexibility and Accessibility: Learners can access a diverse array of courses no matter their location.   Cost-Effectiveness: Eliminating the need for travel…

Four Phases of a Successful Strategic Sourcing Project 

A successful strategic sourcing project delivers:  Significant savings   Reliable supply  Alignment of supplier capabilities with the needs of the organization for service levels, delivery support, and supplier innovation  To accomplish this, a focused effort to clearly understand what the organization requires for success is needed…

Boost ROI When Training Your Purchasing Team

Key Highlights  Training is an investment, follow best practices to optimizing ROI on training.  Clear expectations and communication are key to successful training.  Integrating training into performance objectives ensures accountability and evaluation.  Active engagement and practical application of skills lead to better results.  Post-training actions,…

Cost Savings Insights from Manufacturing Leaders  

Purchasing leaders and C-suite executives recently gathered to discuss what’s working and not working in the pursuit of cost savings in the current economic environment. A dozen leaders from manufacturing companies from a variety of industries recently shared their insights over two online executive roundtables. Below is…