Purchasing Can Have it All: How Collaborative Cost Processes Deliver Results and Build Alignment

Our experience is that far too often purchasing leaders see collaboration with the supply base and savings achievement as mutually exclusive goals; you can achieve one or the other, but not both.  Perhaps that is why 58% of the CEO’s we surveyed questioned the value…

The Power of Small Steps

In a training class I was delivering last week one of the buyers expressed frustration about the time and effort that was going to be required to implement a change across her supply base.  She understood the current state, knew where she wanted to go…