A key to competitive advantage Procurement process re-engineering brings better results and more savings for companies that seek to extend it to the entire procurement value chain rather than to their in-house procurement function. That essentially entails putting the whole procurement process under scrutiny, and moving from a large number of suppliers towards developing a… Continue reading A Collaborative Approach to Supply Chain Management Can Enhance Competitive Advantage
The above quote comes from Warren Buffet, talking about sales and marketing. However, I feel that the quote is equally as relevant for Supply Chain and Procurement professionals, especially in today’s climate, where there is constant pressure on reducing costs and ultimately squeezing the Supply Chain. Is this really a longer term option? I don’t believe… Continue reading Price is what you pay. Value is what you get!
I read with interest the Blog Post on 21st Century Procurement entitled – Collaboration and the Making of the Social Supply Chain, elements of which I have included within this post. Agnes Rubaj, the author highlights that; “collaboration in a supply chain organisation is essential to pretty much every role, from the customer service rep,… Continue reading Key Steps to Enhanced Supply Chain Collaboration