Tag: suppliers

How Supply Base Segmentation can help you Manage Risk

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The New Importance of Risk Management Managing Supply Risk has always been part of a buyer’s job, but it is becoming more and more important today. Indeed, many trends have increased the chances of Supply Risk occurring, such as Cost […]

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Working Toward Sustainability in Your Supply Chain

Discover the benefits you can reap from working towards a more sustainable Supply Chain

5 Essential Steps For Building a Sustainable Supply Chain. Not only is “sustainability” a huge buzz word in today’s market, it’s also a huge driver of business. From SMBs to Fortune 500s, companies around the world are implementing sustainability standards […]

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The Scalable Benefits of Invoice Automation

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Invoice automation is a goal for many procurement leaders who want to improve the efficiency of their processes. But depending upon the industry you work in, it may provide an opportunity for competitive advantage as well.

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3 Metrics Procurement Officers Need to Know

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What you’re about to read here shouldn’t be earth-shattering. Think of this like posts in Yahoo or HuffPo listing the “Top 5 Beaches” or “10 Best Quoted SNL Sketches” (more cowbell!). But don’t be fooled, what we are talking about here are the 3 Metrics that, done right, can drive a whole transformation of your Procurement organization.

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Apple faces new healthcare, supply chain risks with its Apple Watch

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In a recent Inside Counsel article, Ivalua’s Paul Noel discusses the supply chain challenges the Apple Watch will present and how Apple can overcome them. If Apple has any hopes of minimizing its third-party risk and preventing another public embarrassment surrounding its supply chain similar to the one it experienced with its iPhone 6 release, Apple must raise its supplier standards and better manage the supplier vetting process.

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