Browsing: Strategic Sourcing vs. Category Management

I know there’s a song with that line in in but for the life of me I can’t remember what it is.  But that line does resonate with some truths that we should talk about.  First, you have to know where your here is, because without that, Transformation is…

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Let’s continue to focus on the Differences between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management and what it takes to get there.  I love this discussion and am so pleased to see the overwhelming response to this topic.  Who says Purchasing, Procurement, Sourcing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, etc. is boring?…

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I assume you read the title and were intrigued enough to read on . . . . . .  As you know we have had a quite a bit of interest (that’s an understatement 😊!) in this series on “Do You Know the Difference between Strategic Sourcing &…

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Is your company a “customer of choice” with your key suppliers?  If not, you are leaving an incredible amount of value on the table.  The best companies do an excellent job of Supplier Relationship Management.  They ensure contract compliance, SLA monitoring, great issue resolution, excellent on boarding and divestiture…

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As the debate rages on about the Difference Between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management, the one element that is insurmountable if you don’t have it, is Leadership!   Without a leader that has the vision to move your organization toward Category Management – you are never going to get…

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