Thu.Nov 23, 2023

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How 3PLs Ensure Fresh Produce Supply for Thanksgiving Feasts

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

While most people sit at the Thanksgiving dinner table and enjoy the feast before them, few recognize the role logistics and the broader supply chain play in getting the food to the table.

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Where are they now?

Art of Procurement

News stories come and go but some have more ‘legs’ than others. While wars and politics and the economy can. The post Where are they now? appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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The Difference Between Supplier Relationship Perception And Perspective – ADOPTION!

Procurement Insights

How do technologies impact the relationships between customers and suppliers? Information technology plays a significant role in supporting relationships between the customer and the supplier using electronic data interchange to share data between both sides, this technology provides fast, accurate information and business efficiency to the firm ( Mulligan and Gordon , 2002). – ResearchGate (March 2002) AND Rates of technology adoption are low.

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Procurement 6 – November 24th, 2023

Art of Procurement

Procurement 6 is a short podcast from Art of Procurement that publishes in the Art of Procurement feed every Friday. The post Procurement 6 – November 24th, 2023 appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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A Word About (And To) Salespeople

Procurement Insights

EDITOR’S NOTE: This morning, I read a LinkedIn post by Rocco Manfredi titled “The Glengarry Glen Ross Sales Training Book, or How the Tin Men Taught Us to Sell (A Revisionist’s View).” Today’s post is my response. My first comment on Rocco’s post: Trigger warning – I am cutting back on my caffeine intake, so read at your own risk Rocco B Manfredi , I LOVE this post!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

CPO Rising

Whether you’re watching parades, football, or the dog show, everyone at Ardent Partners wishes you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! If you need a laugh, enjoy this clip of the Muppets auditioning for the Macy’s Thankgiving Day Parade! Cheers!

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